Learning from the Graduating Class 32

JB 33 has wrapped up their third week and is moving onto the fourth, where readings will be long and many!  The group is getting into the swing of things are starting to figure out how to work together. They will need a be a well-oiled reading machine next week and adjust again once they…

Did you say Pumpkin Snickerdoodles??!

Virginia and Chris have put their heads together for this week’s blog! ” So we as Class 33 have now started on Nutrition and Controlling Foodservice Cost- how exciting!  We are learning five different books.  We have also been doing interviews with the amazing Dynae from WorkSmart.  She has been teaching us how to prepare…

Official JB 33 Welcome!

JB 33 has officially started the classroom!  They started immediately with Management and ServSafe books.  A lot of the students have previous experience with management, either in restaurants or other fields, like construction.  No matter where you manage, the skills we discuss are helpful!  The students have their classroom jobs, and you know what that…

That Time Again!

JB 33 has entered the building!  The official “first day” will be Monday, but they came in early Thursday and Friday to start some paperwork and the getting to know each other process.  It takes a lot of guts to be able to be open with a group of strangers, so it’s really important for…

Over the Moon

Eights weeks later, we’ve now taken all our tests, did all of our homework, presented our projects, packed up our stuff and gave the classroom a good spit-shine for the new class coming in next week. We studied hard, we laughed, we cried, hugged and even yelled like a family. After 8 weeks of time…

Feeling Change in the Wind

Week 7, one more week in the classroom. The homework is practically nonexistent, but the tests are very real. On Monday we took our Supervision test. That’s 2 tests down and 3 more to go and all 3 tests are next week. Once we finished our test, we started working hard on our Nutrition presentations.  Jaclyn was…

Taking a Bow

I’m just going to go ahead and start with the highlight of the week….on Wednesday we took our Management test…and all of those who took the test PASSED the test!!! (taking a bow). I can say that was not an easy task to accomplish.  We’ve been hardcore studying and taking in so much information, in…

Did you know…

Well, this was an exciting week!  Monday we got our bakers coats and you know what that means…. Tuesday we had our first day in the bakery!  We are being taught by Jim.  He’s a baker with lots of years of experience, mostly at La Brioche.  He’s full of all kinds of cool information: did…

Level Playing Field

The students have officially finished the first month of class!! Of the ten, seven remain: It’s going to be a busy kitchen! For the blog this week, Sonja will tell you a bit about the class.  She also interviewed Anne, one of the instructors, about the other Just Bakery going on this round.  And after…