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Culinary Arts Faculty Presents Session for Consumer Science Group

A member of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s hospitality faculty recently presented a session at the Pennsylvania Association of Family & Consumer Sciences annual conference in Scranton.

Chef Paul Mach, assistant professor of hospitality management/culinary arts, offered two sessions to the association’s members, providing tips for teaching about – and cooking with – a large variety of grains and dried legumes. The well-attended sessions included samples, recipes and other handouts, and a demonstration. Among grains featured in the recipes are quinoa, kamut and black forbidden rice.

Chef Paul MachPAFCS is an affiliate of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences. Its 5,000 members include secondary-school family and consumer science teachers, extension educators, college deans and professors, and dietitians.

Mach, co-host of the “You’re the Chef” public-television cooking series, was the 2001 recipient of the highest honor accorded to Penn College faculty: the Veronica M. Muzic Master Teacher Award.

Chef Paul Mach, co-host of “You’re the Chef” on public television, poses with attendees of the Pennsylvania Association of Family & Consumer Sciences.
Chef Paul Mach, co-host of “You’re the Chef” on public television, poses with attendees of the Pennsylvania Association of Family & Consumer Sciences.
Mach provides tasting samples of such grains as teff, amaranth, grano, sprouted mung bean, quinoa and emperor’s forbidden rice.
Mach provides tasting samples of such grains as teff, amaranth, grano, sprouted mung bean, quinoa and emperor’s forbidden rice.
Chef Paul Mach provides a lesson on ancient grains to a group of family and consumer scientists.
Chef Paul Mach provides a lesson on ancient grains to a group of family and consumer scientists.
All set for a demo!
All set for a demo!

He joined the faculty in 1992. Mach earned associate degrees from the Culinary Institute of America and Erie Community College and a bachelor’s degree from Empire State College of the State University of New York.

Penn College offers degrees in baking and pastry arts, culinary arts, hospitality management, and sport and event management. To learn more, visit the School of Business & Hospitality.

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