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Marine careers - Create a meal plan for the crew of a ship!

Marine careers - Create a meal plan for the crew of a ship!


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Resource: Galley Gourmet


Media (2 mins)Get a taste for life at sea as Cheryl Wyllie, chief cook on the CSL St-Laurent, shares her daily routine. Discover Cheryl’s passion for dessert and excitement for new recipes while enjoying the ever-changing views from her porthole in the galley.

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Activity (2 hrs): Make a meal plan: Students create a detailed one-day meal plan that accommodates all the crew’s food preferences and dietary restrictions. Then they develop a detailed shopping list to purchase all the ingredients that they will need.

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