TFTag: cooking fever
TFTag: cooking fever

Tag: cooking fever

Cooking

A+ Teacher helps students grow love for cooking

BRADENTON, Fla. Jacque Allen has been leading the culinary program at Southeast High School for nine years.

She says she was a professional chef who wanted to change careers before she got into education.

“I thought this would be a good way to give back, help these kids, maybe be a positive influence in their life,” said Allen.


What You Need To Know

  • Jacque Allen has been leading the culinary program at Southeast High School for nine years
  • She’s passing her knowledge to her students and teaching them skills that she hopes will help them for years
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She’s passing her knowledge to her students and teaching them skills that she hopes will help them for years to come.

“When they go off to college or when they start to live on their own, you have to know how to cook,” said Allen. “I want them to learn how to eat healthier, (know) how to make stuff.”

Her students are learning everything from sanitation to knife safety. Allen is even teaching them how to run