Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Hosts Cheese Symposium

Annapolis, MD., January 25, 2012 – The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) seeks 10 postsecondary foodservice instructors to participate in an expenses-paid,
three-day tour of cheesemaking in Wisconsin as well as participate in a developmental symposium for cheese educational resources, May 20-23, 2012. Deadline for application is March 16, 2012.

Requirements:
• The instructor should be involved with teaching garde manger, product identification or other course(s) that involve educating culinary students in cheese applications, pairings or cheese making.
• During the three-day symposium (which will consist of two half days of ideation sessions in addition to touring dairy farms, cheese plants and a special dinner at Potosi Brewery), instructors should be prepared to discuss and share their own educational best practices in the area of cheese education.
• Instructors must be from postsecondary institutions.

Application:
• Name/title/contact information
• School name/description of program
• Résumé or curriculum vitae
• Courses taught
• Brief description of how the applicant incorporates cheese into his/her current curriculum

All materials should be sent electronically to marygpetersen@comcast.net. Notification to successful candidates will be no later than April 13, 2012. Qualified applicants must be able to commit to the three-day tour. Basic expenses will be paid by the WMMB ($500 maximum air-travel allowance). No additional guests are allowed. This event is by invitation only. Information is available at www.CafeMeetingPlace.com under “Contests.”

Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board is a nonprofit organization funded by the dairy farmers of Wisconsin that promotes the consumption of milk and other dairy products. For more

information, visit www.eatwisconsincheese.com.

About the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ)
Founded in 2002, CAFÉ links the foodservice classroom to the foodservice industry to provide needed resources to educators so that they may more successfully train students for vibrant, fulfilling careers in the ever-evolving foodservice industry. Through its Web portal, online magazine “The Gold Medal Classroom” and annual Leadership Conference, as well as its series of regional skills workshops nationwide, CAFÉ is dedicated to addressing the unique needs of highly specialized professionals who wear two hats as culinarians and teachers. For more information, visit www.CafeMeetingPlace.com.