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Food Skills Training for Child Care Cooks (in English)

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City of Ottawa, Mary Pitt Centre

100 Constellation Drive

1st Floor - Jaguar Room

Ottawa, Ontario K2G 6J8

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This workshop is intended for cooks working in child care settings. Develop food skills, knowledge and confidence to plan, prepare and serve healthy meals and snacks in a positive eating environment for children under 5 years of age as outlined in Ottawa's Child Care Healthy Eating and Active Living Guidelines.

This program includes 4 sessions, each session takes place every Monday from 2 to 5 pm from October 21 to November 18, 2019 (note: there is no class on November 11). The program is offered by Ottawa Public Health in collaboration with Algonquin College Continuing Education Hospitality Studies. Topics covered will include:

  • Child Care Healthy Eating Guidelines
  • Legislated Nutrition standards
  • Canada's food guide for toddlers and preschoolers
  • Menu planning and healthy food choices
  • Reading food labels
  • Operations such as food costs & procurement
  • Managing food allergies

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

By registering for this program, you are committing to attend all the dates outlined below.

This program has 4 workshops. You must attend all 4 workshops to receive a certificate of completion.

Dates of workshops

  • Monday October 21 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday October 18 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday November 4 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday November 18 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The location has onsite parking and is accessible by OC Transpo. Please use the OC Transpo online Travel Planner to find your bus route.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For further questions, please contact Marketa Graham, Registered Dietitian at Ottawa Public Health by email at marketa.graham@ottawa.ca or 613-580-2424 ext. 23649.

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100 Constellation Drive

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Ottawa, Ontario K2G 6J8

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