Culinary Institute of America Hosts Presentation at Somerset County Vocational &Technical High School

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Chef Bruce Mattel of the Culinary Institute of America speaks to a group of high school students at Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School. Credits: SCVTHS
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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - On Nov. 20, the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) visited with students from county vocational schools throughout the state of New Jersey at Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School to present a Teaching with the CIA event.  More than 40 upperclassmen from SCVTHS and other county vocational culinary arts programs attended the event to learn the offerings at the CIA and view a cooking demonstration.

Chef Bruce Mattel, a 1980 graduate of the CIA and current associate dean and instructor, presented the informative and instructional demonstration to the students.  Also in attendance at the event from the CIA were Terri Ann Parks, director of regional recruitment, and John Viola, a current Culinary Institute of America student.  Not only did the students learn cooking techniques at the event, but it also served as an excellent opportunity were they could talk to, get information from and ask questions with industry professionals.

For more information contact James Strickhart at 908-526-8900, ext. 7169 or jstrickhart@scvts.net.

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