Culinary Skills for A+ School Meals

Sponsored by the Indiana Department of Education

Want to enhance your culinary skills? Looking to improve the flavor of your school meals? Want to work smarter, not harder in the kitchen? Want to receive quality Professional Development hours? Then these trainings are for YOU!


  • Due to COVID-19, all in-person culinary trainings had to be canceled. However, we are now very excited to bring these trainings to you as free live, virtual trainings over the course of six weeks from July - August!

  • Join us each day from 10 am to 11:15 am EST to explore culinary skills for School Nutrition Programs sponsors.

  • Choose from 30 topics over 6 weeks to enhance your culinary portfolio and learn tips and tricks from the pros, including trainings on hot topics every Friday!

  • Attendees are able to register for as many topics as they prefer, whether that be one, a few, or all topics covered!

Learn from these talented school nutrition chefs and instructors!

Click on the topics below for more information and to register!

Week 1 - July 6 - 10: Culinary Basics and Knife Skills

Week 3 - July 20 - 24: Grains

Week 4 - July 27 - 31: Sandwiches

Week 5 - August 3 - 7: Plant-Based Meals

Week 6 - August 10 - 14: Global Cuisine