Where did November go?!?

What a week! We had science presentations on Monday, JB 33 graduated today, and JB 34 passed their ServSafe tests today!!! Very exciting! Cody taught us about the differences in eggs and why it’s so important to know where your food is coming from.  He told us what the different words on egg cartons really…

Thankful

“Cody’s back with another week in the books.  We are almost done with ServSafe: 1 chapter left and we take our big test next week. We are doing our food science presentations on Monday.  It was very interesting researching and learning about our subjects. In the kitchen this week, we made a bunch of pies,…

Weather Getting Colder, but the Kitchen is Warming Up!

“Hey, it’s Cody again, checking in.  This week was amazing.  On Monday, we took our midterm for ServSafe and I am super happy with my score: 90%!  Everyone else did pretty good as well. We are starting our off-site project which we get to make up our own business based on three different categories.  I…

Always Learning

We finally have a JB 34 journalist to fill you in on the happenings! “Hey, I’m Cody.  I’m in the Just Bakery program because I am currently incarcerated and was offered an opportunity to better myself.  We are learning ServSafe, food science, baker’s math, and hands-on baking in the kitchen. We just started in the…

Results are in…

This was Final’s Week for JB 33 where they took their last three tests and I’ll let Virginia fill you in on the news: ” We have passed all 5 tests!!!!! This has been an amazing experience.  We have learned management, supervision, controlling costs, nutrition, and servsafe as well as baking, life skills, peer support,…

Nutrition Presentations!

This week has been the last calm week for JB 33.  They are starting Finals Week next week with Nutrition test on Monday, Controlling Cost on Wednesday, and ServSafe on Friday.  These guys have been working so hard!  We did the Supervision test this week and the majority of the students passed! In addition to…

First Test: Completed.

We’ll start this week with a check-in with Chris and then follow with some introductions to a couple of the new students! “Congrats to the class: we all passed our management tests! And the book bag gets lighter. The kitchen has been a learning experience.  Thanks to Big Jim (is this his new nickname?!), he…

Doubled Up Class, Doubled Up Fun!

“It’s been an awesome week: Class 33 is in the kitchen!  We are learning about measurements: pints, cups, gallons, fluid ounces, and pounds.  We have already baked cream cheese chocolate chip muffins, tea cookies, chocolate chip cookies, and banana nut bread. We’ve also been learning about our different flours, sugars, and flavors. This week for…

Coming Together

Chris F. is taking over the blog this week! Four weeks and two days…the mountain of homework keeps getting higher and higher! My book bag feels like it’s filled with rocks instead of books! Anne passed out “off-site presentations” for us to practice the flow of food and how to prepare safer food, what you…