THE Tamworth High Girls Academy took to the big smoke this week for an exclusive culinary class at the Sydney Cooking School in Neutral Bay.
Thirteen seniors students from Tamworth took part in the program which featured a lesson in nutrition and the creation of two simple meals.
It’s more of a life-skill and it shows the girls how quick and and easy it is to cook at home and that’s it much cheaper than take-away.- Leica Le Brocq
Development officer Leica Le Brocq said the trip helped show the girls how easy it was to prepare healthy food.
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“It’s more of a life-skill and it shows the girls how quick and and easy it is to cook at home and that’s it much cheaper than take-away,” Ms Le Brocq.
The Oxley High academy will head to the cooking school next month.
The cooking workshop was made possible by Nestle, major corporate sponsors of the Girls Academy.
The students were joined by Nestle Chef Kristen McQueen, Nutritionist Megan Nader, and Rashna Shroff (Wellness Program and Sponsorship Manager).
Ms Nader provided a session on nutrition to the girls, followed by a cooking class run by Ms McQueen.
Tamworth Girls Academy conduct a Nestle Nutritional Program fortnightly at Tamworth High School to highlight the importance of healthy eating, develop life skills and show students that healthy cooking can be simple and cost effective.
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