Apr 11, 2023 12:00 PM
Cara Poole, Maize Career Academy
Culinary Arts program

Our club meeting will be held at Maize Career Academy, 11700 W45th Street N, Maize (basically 119th and 45th). Don't go to RHCC! Lunch will be prepared and served by the Culinary Arts students. Park at the Maize Career Academy lot in front of their main entrance.  It is located on the SW corner of Maize High School. It is suggested that you are parked by 11:40 in order to be sure to get a parking spot. It starts filling up at about 11:45. Enter through the doors of MCA, present ID, and you'll get a badge. 

Cara Poole is in her 17th year of teaching; her 11th year at Maize. She teaches Culinary Essentials, Baking & Pastry, Culinary Arts, and Culinary Applications. They do a variety of activities in the community, including internships, community service, and teambuilding days. ProStart and FCCLA students compete in culinary, management, food science, and entrepreneurship competitions. Throughout the year, they cater a variety of school and community events, including their recent Maize Rec Dad/Daughter Dance and Maize Education Foundation breakfast.  Their students graduate with their ServSafe Manager's certificate and an abundance of hands-on experience. They go to a variety of career paths, including many in the hospitality industry.