COMPTON, Calif. (KABC) — Compton High School Culinary arts students like Stephanie Hernandez have been learning the art of cooking up fine cuisine in the classroom. There’s been one problem: the program at the school has not had a kitchen for a decade.
So what’s the next best thing? Get a food truck with a full commercial grade kitchen so the students can actually cook up some tasty dishes. This was made possible by Intuit.
“We’re getting the food truck and it’s going to be a new experience. We’re going to do everything hands on and I’m very excited for it,” said Hernandez.
“It changed everything. Because now I can get into all the basics. We can do knife skills. We can start on the grill; there’s a flat top deep fryer so we can actually go through all the cooking methods and put everything that we were learning about last year into action,” …