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Students work in the UT Conference Center kitchen as part of a culinary boot camp with Chef Greg

UT Culinary Boot Camp Trains Young People for Jobs

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.


UT Campus Welcomes 15,000 for Global Finals

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