The Easter Virtual Decorating Activity is an exciting experiential learning opportunity brought to you by the School College Work Initiative (SCWI). The goal of this exercise is to provide an engaging and guided activity that promotes and fosters many of the essential skills required in the culinary trade.
Students are supplied with a kit that includes items needed to decorate selected Easter baked goods. Chef Emily will be demonstrating how to bake the items from scratch as well as techniques to decorate.
Emilie graduated from the Culinary Management program at Humber College in 2003, and spent several years working for Accor Hotels, Hilton Hotels and several restaurants in Toronto, before finally settling at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel. The Westin, a former Starwood Hotels property, is where she began to hone her skills as a Chef and understand more about hotel management. Working as an Apprentice, then as a Commis 1 and finally a Chef de Partie, Emilie then moved over into the Culinary management team to gain the necessary skills to further her career. This move also helped her to prepare for her role at Canadore College, where she currently teaches and is proudly sharing her passion for Culinary Arts with future Chefs. When she is not in the classroom, she enjoys baking with her two girls, who have grown to love spending time in the kitchen just as much as.