Scranton, PA (PRWEB) December 30, 2012
Stratford Career Institute has added new content to their distance learning Cooking and Catering course.
An entirely new module dedicated to cooking vegetables and grains has been added to the course curriculum. The module was designed to help students learn more about the delivery of healthy food choices in today’s menus.
As part of this new module, students will learn how to correctly and creatively cook a variety of vegetables, grains and side dishes that can benefit individuals with different palettes or dietary needs. The new module also details preparation for both home and commercial presentation.
Prior to this module, Stratford students are provided with a thorough introduction to both the culinary and business aspects of cooking and catering. Modules three, four, and five carefully detail food types, preparation, cooking and presentation. The final module of the Cooking and Catering course deals entirely with running a catering business.
Stratford officials say since the course focuses on the fundamentals, everyone from novice cooks to those more familiar in the kitchen can benefit form the broad range of creative and business related material that is covered.
“This course is perfect for anyone looking to learn more about cooking, as well as an excellent resource for someone looking to start a catering business of their own,” said Dr. Claude Major, Director of Education for Stratford Career Institute.
“Unlike traditional cooking classes, Stratford lets you study at home at your own pace. Students also get to keep their textbooks, which can serve as a resource for years to come,” added Dr. Major.
Individuals interested in learning more about the Stratford Career Institute’s Cooking and Catering course can request a free career information packet by calling 1-800-254-4070 ext 9980 or by visiting the school’s website scitraining.com.
Similar to Stratford’s popular high school diploma program, the Cooking and Catering course is completed through guided, independent study. Students complete lessons at home on their own time, and submit exams online, through the mail, or in combination. Instructors are available via e-mail and toll-free phone, and students have access to an online student center.
About Stratford Career Institute
Stratford Career Institute is a distance learning correspondence school that employs a distinct educational training method allowing students to complete their studies and earn their career diploma at home rather than spending hours in a classroom. Contemporary online tools combined with traditional correspondence education and ongoing instructor support allow students the flexibility to study when it is convenient for them. Stratford Career Institute offers more than 60 distance learning courses in a variety of contemporary career fields.