On Television

Chef Joe Askren (center), Dir. of the USF Sarasota-Manatee Culinary Innovation Lab, works with students in the lab
Culinary Innovation Lab
‘On the job’ training for students at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership just got a little easier with the opening of the school’s new Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch. We’ll take you to the grand opening of the upscale teaching facility on University Beat on WUSF TV.

On the Radio

Culinary Innovation Lab

Officials at USF Sarasota Manatee would like to have one of the country’s best hospitality schools by the year 2020, and to help them on the way, the school has opened a Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 tells how the lab will help students get the hands-on experience that would-be employers love.

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

For more information

Culinary Innovation Lab
Lab website
8130 Lakewood Main St. Lakewood Ranch, FL

USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership
941-359-4200 website



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