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2023 NCNC Single Line 37th Left White with Drop Shadow

April 10-14, 2023

San Diego, California

CACFP · Afterschool Meals · Summer Food

Nutrition Track | CEU Specialty 1

The CICN Presents an Exploration of Flavor

Join the Culinary Institute of Child Nutrition’s Chefs as they take you through a series of activities and exercises to understand the five basic tastes and how to make your menu items more flavorful.

  1. Identify how the five basic taste profiles complement and contrast each other.
  2. Discover a variety of herbs, spices, aromatics, and culinary acids.
  3. Learn to build flavor without the use of sodium-laden ingredients.

Presented by

Patrick Garmong Web

Chef Patrick Garmong

Associate Director of Culinary Education and Training, Institute of Child Nutrition

Garrett Berdan Web

Chef Garrett Berdan, RDN

Education and Training Specialist II, Institute of Child Nutrition

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