Tuesday, April 21, 2009

CIA and CanolaInfo launch e-learning module

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), in association with CanolaInfo, launched The Professional Chef Discovers Canola Oil, a Web-based learning module available on CIAProChef.com, the CIA's Web site for foodservice professionals.

The e-learning module includes information about the health benefits of canola oil as well as strategies and techniques for using it in baking, grilling, frying and using it to make vinaigrettes or emulsions. The module demonstrates canola oil's versatility offering Latin-, Mediterranean- and Asian-style recipes. It also offers 16 downloadable recipe demonstrations by CIA chef-instructors in streaming videos.

Produced by the CIA's New Media group, the learning module can be found at www.ciaprochef.com/canola.