Which schools are offering online pastry classes?
The most popular online pastry school in the United States, Online Academy, is expanding its reach into the world of the fine dining.
The online culinary school in Virginia is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U-Va.
Food Institute to launch online classes for students in Virginia.
The USDA-sponsored program allows schools to offer online classes in the fields of cooking and pastry.
Online Academy has partnered with the USDA to offer a class for the first time at the University of Virginia.
Online Academy has been able to expand its reach due to its partnership with the department, said Laura Brown, a spokeswoman for the USDA.
The USDA’s grant supports a program that supports culinary education in schools.
The University of Texas-Austin will offer a five-week online course on the basics of food, nutrition and food service at the Austin-based school in May.
Online academy will also offer an online program in May for students interested in culinary education.