Campers place spoonfuls of pancake batter into pans in the Rend Lake College Student Center kitchen. (Click image for printable photo)
INA, Ill. (Aug. 2, 2021) -- Bertie Ham's Chefs of Tomorrow provided an opportunity Tuesday for young culinary campers to learn how to cook for themselves. Instructed by Rend Lake College Associate Professor Chef Jeff Fairbanks, campers were introduced to a menu that included blueberry and chocolate pancakes, whipped maple butter and sausage links.
The campers attending Tuesday were Jayden Fox, Rachel Morris, Maverick Zachman, Nora Hargis, Brody Rendfrow, Landis Musgrave, Nick Goddard and Payton DeJarnette.
The Bertie Ham's Chefs of Tomorrow camp is sponsored by Ham's family. Bertie was known for her love for educating young children and cooking. The campers received some of Bertie's recipes as part of the experience. The camp continues through Thursday and different delicacies are planned for each day.
RLC Associate Professor Jeff Fairbanks instructs campers on how to cook a pancake during Bertie Ham's Chefs of Tomorrow camp. (Click image for printable photo)
From left: Jayden Fox, Nick Goddard and Rachel Morris show off their culinary creations during camp Tuesday. (Click image for printable photo)
RLC Associate Professor Jeff Fairbanks pour maple syrup into a mixer during Bertie Ham's Chefs of Tomorrow camp Tuesday. (Click image for printable photo)