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Conseil Scolaire Catholique Franco-Nord
Conseil Scolaire Public du Nord-Est de l'Ontario
Near North District School Board
Nipissing Parry Sound Catholic District School Board

The Easter Virtual Decorating Activity

April 11th, 2022

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 Emilie will be demonstrating how to bake the items from scratch as well as techniques to decorate.

Session Information

Time of Activity: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Participating School Boards: Conseil scolaire public du Nord-Est de l’Ontario, Conseil scolaire catholique Franco-Nord, Nipissing Parry Sound Catholic District School Board & Near North District School Board

Cost of Participation: Zero cost for participation

Contact Person: Louise Lowe 705-499-1445

Registration Link: Event Registration Form

Video Meeting Link: Join Meeting

Meet Chef Emilie Metwalli

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 she does.

Chef Emilie Metwalli

Elements of Risk

The risk of injury may exist in experiential learning activities. Due to the very nature of some activities, the risk of injury may increase. Injuries may range from minor sprains to concerns that are more serious. The safety and well-being of students is the prime concern and the participating boards shall make their best effort to manage this as effectively as possible. The management of injury risks is the responsibility of the caring adult supervising the student in the at-home environment.

Age of Majority

If a student has attained the age of majority, the signature of the parent or guardian is left to the discretion of the activity leaders. Parents are invited to telephone the school if they require additional information.