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BC Culinary Arts Specialist Association (BCCASA)

Culinary education tour of China By Eric MacNeill The culinary education tour of China, at the end of June, 2012 included many of the sights of China that one would expect, such as The Forbidden City, The Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and the Terra Cotta Warriors. It also included two days at the Beijing Jinsong Vocational School where we were taught a style of cooking that many of the chef instructors from BC Culinary Arts Specialist Association (BCCASA) were unfamiliar with. We were treated to food that was fresh, colourful, and excelled in flavour and texture that went beyond any Chinese food we ever tasted. The trip also included a guide who introduced us to many cultural aspects of life in China now and during the time of the cultural revolution. Eric MacNeill, BCCASA president

Daniel Lesnes, BCCASA 2nd vice-president and chef instructor at Garibaldi Secondary School in Maple Ridge, making spring rolls under the watchful eye of the chef instructor at the Beijing Vocational School.

BCCASA at the Great Wall.

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