EatTurkey.com Adds Tools for Chef Educators
National Turkey Federation unveils three lesson plan modules to complement culinary curricula
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 1, 2004 - CONTACT: Sherrie Rosenblatt, NTF, 202/898-0100,
or, Leslee McGovern, Devine & Pearson,
617/472-2700 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Washington, D.C. (August 11, 2003) - The National Turkey Federation (NTF) today announced the launch of three lesson plan modules for culinary educators on www.eatturkey.com. Developed in conjunction with the American Culinary Federation (ACF), the lesson plans are designed to enhance existing culinary curricula in both secondary and post-secondary settings. The curricula, which cover international cuisine, fabrication and nutrition, include turkey as a teaching tool.
ACF accredited culinary educators penned the modules. They are:
"Our research indicates an opportunity to add vital information to today's culinary curricula," comments Sherrie Rosenblatt, NTF's director of public relations. "Working with ACF and its accredited programs, we were able to identify key foodservice topics that relate to turkey and provide supplemental lesson plans that can stand alone or improve on existing training modules."
Chef educators and other interested foodservice professionals can access the modules by logging onto www.eatturkey.com and clicking on the "what's new" section through September 2003 or the "foodservice" section followed by the "foodservice manual & curricula" beginning in October 2003. PDF files of the curriculum modules will be accessible from the foodservice manual table of contents.
The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is the national advocate for all segments of the turkey industry, providing services and conducting activities that increase demand for its members' products by protecting and enhancing their ability to profitably provide wholesome, high-quality, nutritious products. Its award-winning web site, www.eatturkey.com, offers consumers, food professionals and the media an extensive library of information including healthy eating and restaurant trends, turkey cuts and purchasing tips, turkey nutrition and cooking techniques, and turkey facts and trivia. Additionally, the site presents a searchable database of more than 1,500 recipes, offers a recipe E-mail program and provides special seasonal and holiday ideas. The National Turkey Federation is headquartered in Washington, D.C.