BVT Chef Honored at Educator of the Year Awards

Blackstone Valley Tech Culinary Arts team leader Chef Matthew Williams (far left) was recently named runner-up in the secondary school category of the 2015 Center for Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ)/Sysco Corporation Educator of the Year Awards. Although students are typically asked to write the classic "what I did over my summer vacation" essay, Blackstone Valley Tech instructor Chef Matthew Williams recently returned to school with a story of his own after being named one of the … [Read more...]

BBQ at BVT Kicks Off New School Year Annual cookout held for new students and families

Each year, dozens of BVT students return to school a few days early to volunteer at the Freshmen and New Student Barbecue. Seen here selling BVT t-shirts and merchandise as part of a class fundraiser are (left to right) Dental Assisting junior Alexandra Kazarian of Sutton, Culinary Arts junior Samuel O'Connor of Mendon, Cosmetology junior Alexandra Killeen of Upton, Drafting and Engineering Technology junior Skyler Colwell of Upton, and Information Technology junior Addison Baker of … [Read more...]

Public Invited To Gourmet Dinner At Blackstone Valley Tech

Friendly service at BVT's Three Season Restaurant Residents of the Blackstone Valley are invited to dine on such dishes as house made potato gnocchi with delicate beurre fondue, pan seared duck breast with cherry sauce, and crème brulee with mixed berry compote during a gourmet dinner at the Three Seasons Restaurant at Blackstone Valley Tech, 65 Pleasant Street in Upton. The three-course event scheduled for February 27, 2014 was spearheaded by BVT Culinary Arts senior Brittany Rovedo as a … [Read more...]

All’s Fair in Health and Wellness: Blackstone Valley Tech hosts 2nd annual Staff Health & Wellness Fair

 Blackstone Valley Tech Culinary Arts students put on a well-received demonstration on the benefits of homemade popcorn during the school's second annual Staff Health & Wellness Fair. Tips for making a healthy homemade popcorn included replacing salt with natural spices and butter with olive oil.  Seen here are BVT Culinary Arts students Corey Parkinson of Douglas, Autumn Lombardi of Douglas, Bailey Kratschman of Bellingham, Julia Zechello of Douglas, and Amber Boiteau of … [Read more...]