The UT Culinary and Catering Program offers a Fundamental Cooks Program, also called culinary boot camp, through UT Conferences and Non-Credit Programs. The instruction is funded by the Knoxville Leadership Foundation’s KnoxWorx workforce development program, which offers vocational courses in high-demand fields including construction, health care, welding, manufacturing, and customer service.
Leanna Belew, who has worked at the Knoxville Convention Center and Visit Knoxville, is the executive director of UT Conferences and Non-Credit Programs.
Chef Greg Eisele, director of UT’s Culinary and Catering Program, and the Smoky Mountain Chapter of the American Culinary Federation are launching a temporary kitchen staffing service, the Fundamental Cooks Program.
UT’s Culinary and Catering program has again been recognized by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation as a quality program.
With spring approaching, the school year is racing to a close and summer is right around the corner. UT has plenty of options for keeping your kiddos busy when classes end.
Students enrolled in UT’s Culinary and Catering program are presenting a public luncheon series where they will hone their skills in a restaurant setting.
Destination Imagination’s Global Finals Expo—considered the world’s largest celebration of creativity and innovation—will bring a record-setting 16,700 participants to the UT campus next week. This is the fifteenth consecutive year that UT has hosted the competition.
Aspiring authors can write a publishable book in just one weekend with the help of best-selling author Tom Bird. The Conferences and Non-Credit Programs is offering a retreat May 2—4 at the UT Conference Center
This summer, about fifty South Knoxville students will learn about a science mission currently en route to Mars, thanks to a camp being hosted by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Destination Imagination.
Internationally renowned motivational speakers Paul Nussbaum and Tamara Kleinberg will join students from around the world in the Destination ImagiNation Global Finals May 23-26 on the UT campus. The competition is one of UT’s largest outreach activities of the year and draws about 15,000 elementary, middle, and high school youth to compete in activities that
Religion in the workplace will be the topic of a workshop this month by UT Knoxville, Department of Religious Studies. The workshop, “Religion in the Workplace and the World: A Training Seminar for East Tennessee Professionals,” will be held October 24 at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. The event is open
The staff at UT Conferences is making last-minute preparations for Destination ImagiNation’s Global Finals event, which runs Tuesday – Friday, May 26 – 29, and will utilize campus residence halls, the Tennessee Recreation Center for Students, Thompson-Boling Arena, the Knoxville Convention Center and other venues.