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A Passion For Cooking: Una Offers Summer Culinary Workshops

May. 18, 2010

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - Novice and experienced chefs alike are in for some tasty treats this summer as the University of North Alabama culinary arts program offers a series of summer workshops. The series will kick off June 3 with Turning up the Heat, a workshop on grilling techniques, sauces, rubs, marinades and a variety of meats. Other one-evening workshops will focus on a variety of cuisines, including French, Italian, German, Mediterranean, Indian and Thai. A two-evening baking workshop will also be offered July 19-20. For younger chefs, the program will offer the three-day Lion's Den culinary camp for teens, grades 9-12, June 21-23 and a Culinary Boot Camp for Teens, grades 9-12, July 15. One-evening workshops range in cost from $40 to $55 per person. Package deals are available for five one-evening workshops for $225 or all seven for $275. The two-evening baking workshop is $125 per person, the three-day Lion's Den workshop for teens is $200, and the two-day Culinary Boot Camp for Teens is $100. All workshops will be taught at the UNA Culinary Center, located at the UNA East Campus, 1640 Tune Avenue in Florence. For more information, including a complete list of times and dates, call 256-765-4313 or visit the culinary workshops page.

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/