Field trips, guest speakers, competitions like our Culinary Classic, and pop-up restaurants.
We find all kinds of ways to celebrate and put our learning to good use!
Students participate in professional organizations such as the American Culinary Federation and SkillsUSA on campus, and have opportunities to explore organizations such as Slow Food Vermont, the Vermont Fresh Network, Chef’s Collaborative, the Bread Bakers’ Guild, and Women Chefs and Restaurateurs. In the past, students have traveled to competitions, cooked at the James Beard House in New York City, participated in the Spinazzola Gala in Boston, and participated in a variety of conferences.
Students may organize student activities both on and off campus through Student Services. Activities may include sporting events, cooking competitions, trips to local producers, visits to markets in nearby Montreal or Boston, wine tasting events, and movie or game clubs.
To see the most recent events taking place at NECI, visit the photo galleries on our Facebook Page.