Student chefs at a vocational school in Wuhan
practice slicing white turnips in this photo, published on Tuesday,
January 15, 2008. [Photo:cnhubei.com]
One hundred fifty students majoring in food engineering in a
vocational school in Wuhan, Hubei province will serve as chefs,
preparing dishes for athletes from China and abroad during the Olympics this year, local newspaper the
Chutian Metropolis Daily reported on Tuesday.
The students, mostly sophomores, have all passed the operation
exams and an interview presided over by experts from the China
Cuisine Association, a teacher from the school said.
All of the students will join the Olympic chef team from May to
September, one future chef said.
The school will organize intensive training for the qualifying
student chefs beginning in late February.
(CRI January 16, 2008)