Garnishing Lab

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After an informative garnishing lecture, the Foods 2 class was ready to dive into some techniques they viewed on youtube.

I had three lab stations set-up for the students to practice. Apple swans was an adventure and quite challenging and several students produced great looking products.

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Everyone agreed Sage had it down to a science and he was a super mentor to those who wanted to give it a whirl.

IMG_8453America had a good time with her garnishing.

IMG_8471Way to go, America.

IMG_8452Here’s a good looking product.

Next up, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers and carrots. What can we do with them?

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Why flowers, of course.

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All green stems vary in color so they outer cucumber pee as well as the inside, both work for the stem of the rose.

IMG_8463Last, chocolate and caramel plate painting.

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Students practiced swirling and whirling with a toothpick.

They felt just like a professional in the youtube videos.

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We had some leftover frozen cupcakes that we quickly frosted after they were thawed. That become the dessert on these elegant dessert plates.

What do you think? Delicious looking or what?

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I love the creativity that sparked among the students.

I do believe this was the favorite station of all. Of course, the chocolate helps.

Way to go garnish, Foods 2.

 

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