Student cafe cooking up lessons

Student cafe cooking up lessons


DEMANDED CHANGES IN THE RULES
THAT LET THEM CONDUCT THAT LET THEM CONDUCT
CERTIFICATION TESTS FOR THE FAA. CERTIFICATION TESTS FOR THE FAA.
>>>WE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THE>>>WE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THE
WAY LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE WAY LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE
GETTING CREATIVE. GETTING CREATIVE.
ONE PROGRAM HAS TAKEN THEM OUT ONE PROGRAM HAS TAKEN THEM OUT
OF THE TRADITIONAL CLASSROOM. OF THE TRADITIONAL CLASSROOM.
PAULA TUTMAN JOINS US FROM PAULA TUTMAN JOINS US FROM
WESTLAND WHERE TODAY WAS THE WESTLAND WHERE TODAY WAS THE
FIRST DAY FOR A BRAND-NEW CLASS. FIRST DAY FOR A BRAND-NEW CLASS.
HELLO, PAULA. HELLO, PAULA.
>>Paula: I THINK WE CAN ALL>>Paula: I THINK WE CAN ALL
AGREE THIS IS NOT A TRADITIONAL AGREE THIS IS NOT A TRADITIONAL
CLASSROOM, AND THIS IS INDEED A CLASSROOM, AND THIS IS INDEED A
CLASSROOM. CLASSROOM.
AND TODAY THERE WAS NOT AN EMPTY AND TODAY THERE WAS NOT AN EMPTY
SEAT IN THE ROOM. SEAT IN THE ROOM.
>>ALL RIGHT, HERE WE GO.>>ALL RIGHT, HERE WE GO.
>>DOES EVERYBODY KNOW WHAT>>DOES EVERYBODY KNOW WHAT
THEY’RE DOING? THEY’RE DOING?
REPEAT IT PLEASE. REPEAT IT PLEASE.
>>2 LAMB CHOPS AND 1 MEATLOAF.>>2 LAMB CHOPS AND 1 MEATLOAF.
>>GO OUT WITH THEIR BREAD AND>>GO OUT WITH THEIR BREAD AND
DRINKS. DRINKS.
>>Paula: IT MAY LOOK LIKE CHAOS>>Paula: IT MAY LOOK LIKE CHAOS
BUT IT’S NOT. BUT IT’S NOT.
IT’S HIGH SCHOOL. IT’S HIGH SCHOOL.
>>DON’T GO OUTSIDE YOUR AREA.>>DON’T GO OUTSIDE YOUR AREA.
>>PAIGE, YOU’LL HAVE MORE>>PAIGE, YOU’LL HAVE MORE
THINGS TO DO, I’LL SHOW YOU. THINGS TO DO, I’LL SHOW YOU.
>>Paula: TODAY IN THE>>Paula: TODAY IN THE
WAYNE-WESTLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOL WAYNE-WESTLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOL
DISTRICT, CAFE MARQUETTE IS OPEN DISTRICT, CAFE MARQUETTE IS OPEN
FOR BUSINESS. FOR BUSINESS.
TODAY WAS OPENING DAY FOR THE TODAY WAS OPENING DAY FOR THE
SEASON AND THE RESTAURANT IS AS SEASON AND THE RESTAURANT IS AS
PACKED AS ANY FIVE-STAR PACKED AS ANY FIVE-STAR
RESTAURANT ON A SATURDAY NIGHT RESTAURANT ON A SATURDAY NIGHT
EXCEPT THIS IS LUNCH. EXCEPT THIS IS LUNCH.
>>LIKE $5, $6, $7 FOR A REGULAR>>LIKE $5, $6, $7 FOR A REGULAR
LARGE MEAL. LARGE MEAL.
>>YOU WANNA TAKE YOUR FINGER,>>YOU WANNA TAKE YOUR FINGER,
PUT IT DOWN, WIPE IT UP. PUT IT DOWN, WIPE IT UP.
>>Paula: IN THE KITCHEN,>>Paula: IN THE KITCHEN,
EVERYTHING IS INSTRUCTOR EVERYTHING IS INSTRUCTOR
SUPERVISED AND STUDENT-MADE. SUPERVISED AND STUDENT-MADE.
>>WE’RE TRAINING THEM FOR JOBS,>>WE’RE TRAINING THEM FOR JOBS,
THEY’LL BE EMPLOYABLE WHEN THEY THEY’LL BE EMPLOYABLE WHEN THEY
LEAVE HERE. LEAVE HERE.
SKILLS AND TECHNOLOGY AND USE SKILLS AND TECHNOLOGY AND USE
EVERY PIECE OF EQUIPMENT AND EVERY PIECE OF EQUIPMENT AND
WILL TOUCH IT AND FEEL IT. WILL TOUCH IT AND FEEL IT.
>>Paula: THEY MADE A GREAT>>Paula: THEY MADE A GREAT
IMPRESSION. IMPRESSION.
LAMB CHOPS, MEATLOAF, BUTTERNUT LAMB CHOPS, MEATLOAF, BUTTERNUT
SQUASH WITH RAGU AND MORE. SQUASH WITH RAGU AND MORE.
>>I DIDN’T LIKE SQUASH BUT I>>I DIDN’T LIKE SQUASH BUT I
LOVE THE SQUASH THEY HAD TODAY. LOVE THE SQUASH THEY HAD TODAY.
>>Paula: THIS IS PART OF THE>>Paula: THIS IS PART OF THE
CULINARY PARTS PROGRAM, PART CULINARY PARTS PROGRAM, PART
GRANT FUNDED, AND THE STUDENTS GRANT FUNDED, AND THE STUDENTS
GET ELECTIVE CREDITS AS WELL AS GET ELECTIVE CREDITS AS WELL AS
A MATH CREDIT AND A PERFORMING A MATH CREDIT AND A PERFORMING
ARTS CREDIT. ARTS CREDIT.
AND 18 DIFFERENT SCHOOL AND 18 DIFFERENT SCHOOL
DISTRICTS SEND THESE KIDS HERE DISTRICTS SEND THESE KIDS HERE
EVERY SINGLE DAY FOR A HALF DAY. EVERY SINGLE DAY FOR A HALF DAY.
>>YOU CAN’T GO SLOW.>>YOU CAN’T GO SLOW.
THEY TEACH YOU TO GO FAST-PACED. THEY TEACH YOU TO GO FAST-PACED.
I NEED IT OUT NOW, IT WILL HELP I NEED IT OUT NOW, IT WILL HELP
US. US.
>>THIS IS TO HELP ME GO TO>>THIS IS TO HELP ME GO TO
COLLEGE FOR CULINARY SCHOOL AND COLLEGE FOR CULINARY SCHOOL AND
OPEN MY OWN RESTAURANT. OPEN MY OWN RESTAURANT.
>>Paula: YOU KNOW WHAT?>>Paula: YOU KNOW WHAT?
THE STUDENTS EVEN CARVED THE THE STUDENTS EVEN CARVED THE
PUMPKINS, SO PEOPLE WILL BE PUMPKINS, SO PEOPLE WILL BE
SAYING YOU’RE USING ALL OF THESE SAYING YOU’RE USING ALL OF THESE
RESOURCES TO TRAIN LOW-WAGE RESOURCES TO TRAIN LOW-WAGE
SERVERS, BUT THAT’S NOT WHAT SERVERS, BUT THAT’S NOT WHAT
THIS IS AT ALL. THIS IS AT ALL.
THEY’RE LEARNING THE HOSPITALITY THEY’RE LEARNING THE HOSPITALITY
INDUSTRY, ONE OF THE FASTEST INDUSTRY, ONE OF THE FASTEST
GROWING INDUSTRIES IN THIS GROWING INDUSTRIES IN THIS
COUNTRY, LEARNING BUSINESS AND COUNTRY, LEARNING BUSINESS AND
HOW TO OPEN THEIR OWN HOW TO OPEN THEIR OWN
RESTAURANTS. RESTAURANTS.
THEY ARE BASICALLY LEARNING THEY ARE BASICALLY LEARNING
THEIR FUTURE. THEIR FUTURE.
AND RAISE YOUR HAND, RAISE YOUR AND RAISE YOUR HAND, RAISE YOUR
HAND IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW HAND IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW
DIDN’T WORK AS A SERVER TO PUT DIDN’T WORK AS A SERVER TO PUT
THEMSELVES THROUGH COLLEGE. THEMSELVES THROUGH COLLEGE.
THEY’RE LEARNING THAT, TOO. THEY’RE LEARNING THAT, TOO.
>>Jason: THAT WAS ME.>>Jason: THAT WAS ME.
I DID THAT MANY TIMES OVER. I DID THAT MANY TIMES OVER.
I WAS STRUCK BY SOMETHING JADA I WAS STRUCK BY SOMETHING JADA
SAID ABOUT SETTING HER UP FOR SAID ABOUT SETTING HER UP FOR
CULINARY SCHOOL LATER ON. CULINARY SCHOOL LATER ON.
DO THE CREDITS TRANSFER TO DO THE CREDITS TRANSFER TO
CULINARY SCHOOL AND THINGS LIKE CULINARY SCHOOL AND THINGS LIKE
THAT? THAT?
>>Paula: THAT’S A GREAT>>Paula: THAT’S A GREAT
QUESTION, AND I DON’T KNOW THAT QUESTION, AND I DON’T KNOW THAT
ANSWER. ANSWER.
I HAVE TO IMAGINE IT’S LIKE THE I HAVE TO IMAGINE IT’S LIKE THE
OTHER ELECTIVES. OTHER ELECTIVES.
BUT I WANT TO TELL YOU ONE OTHER BUT I WANT TO TELL YOU ONE OTHER
INTERESTING THING. INTERESTING THING.
BECAUSE VOTERS DID PASS AN BECAUSE VOTERS DID PASS AN
EDUCATION POND, THIS SPACE IS EDUCATION POND, THIS SPACE IS
GOING TO DOUBLE IN SIZE NEXT GOING TO DOUBLE IN SIZE NEXT
YEAR YEAR
SO IF THE CREDITS TRANSFER, SO IF THE CREDITS TRANSFER,
THEY’LL TRANSFER EVEN BIGGER.

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