Description

Our club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. We will display our culinary skills/education by holding food related fundraiser events.

Affiliations

This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

File Constitution.docx
Tier Student Organization - Affiliated

Membership Information

Student Members 56
ISU Members 16
Non-ISU Members 9
Allowed Members All are welcome!
Allowed Officers Anyone can run for an exec position.
Membership Qualifications None
Membership Restrictions None
Elections/Selection Election Procedures Annual election of officers shall be scheduled midterm during a regular Culinary Science Club General Business meeting during the Fall term (Election Meeting). Nominations The Nomination Meeting will occur one General Business Meeting prior to the Election Meeting, ONLY those members who are present may be nominated. The nominees will be asked to Accept or Decline the nomination. Self-Nominations ONLY may be emailed to the President up to 2 weeks before the Election Meeting. Voting Only active dues paying members may participate in elections. It is the duty of the Treasurer to determine if member is eligible to vote. Voting will be done via secret ballot. Members will write the name of the candidate they wish to vote for on the paper. Ballots will be counted for each office, one at a time, beginning with the office of President. After ballots are counted for that office, the winner is announced and the process continues through the remaining positions. The Hare System of Vote Counting Election Meeting: All Nominees shall have a brief opportunity to express interest in the Executive position they have been nominated for prior to the vote. All nominated members must leave the meeting while each nominee is presenting and while ballots are being counted. Nominations shall be called and election held for one office at a time, beginning with the office of the President. Candidates not elected to one office shall be eligible for nomination to succeeding offices, ONLY if the nominee is present. A majority of all votes cast shall be necessary for election. If there are three or more candidates for one office, and no candidate receives a majority vote on the first ballot, the candidate receiving the least votes shall be eliminated, and balloting shall continue in the same manner for the remaining candidates until one shall have received a majority. Tie votes for any office shall be resolved by lot, by the President. Election Results As soon as the written ballots are completed, 2 members of the Executive Committee will count the votes. The faculty advisor will observe the counting to ensure no errors are made. The officers-elect will be announced during the meeting.
Meetings Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month in 200 Mackay Hall. A social/potluck is held from 5:45-6:00 p.m., and the meeting is from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

• January 12th - Smoothies • January 26th - International Cuisine, dumpling demo by Eunice • February 9th – Chocoholics Anonymous (fondue) • February 23rd – Health nuts (dietician as a potential speaker) • March 8th – Breakfast for dinner, breakfast pizza demo by Jared • March 22nd – Comfort food, macaroni and cheese demo by Sam • April 12th- last meeting of the semester, Pizza night, personal pizza stations with dough, sauce, toppings

Description of Special Events

Cynthia Goody lecture in March