Blue Ridge CTC offering culinary arts courses to high school students

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Eastern Panhandle high school students who want to see if they have what it takes to be in the culinary arts industry have two chances this summer.

Chef Steve Weiss is with Blue Ridge Community and Technical College’s Culinary Arts program, which has been around a little more than a decade.

“We started off with two programs, Food Service Retail Management and Baking and Pastry. Both are two year degrees. And then we added a Culinary Arts Degree and then also, just recently, a Hospitality and Catering degree.”

This summer, Blue Ridge is offering two mini sessions for area high school seniors or recent graduates who want to see if the culinary arts might be right for them.

“They love the Food Network,” said Weiss. “They love working at home with their families, and they want to get into the food industry. They just don’t know if it’s really for them. This is an opportunity to get your toe in the water basically and see if it’s going to be good for you or not.”

Those three-day sessions run July 16th through the 18th and July 23rd through the 25th. More information can be found at blueridgectc.edu.

Steve Weiss was a guest on Thursday’s Panhandle Live heard on WEPM Martinsburg and WCST Berkeley Springs.





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