Diverse Cuisines Earn Northeastern Wyoming Award

Press Release – A University of Wyoming Extension nutrition and food safety educator based in Weston County has received the Diversity Enhancement Award for her culinary ethnic cuisine series of cooking lessons offered throughout northeast Wyoming.

    Press Release – Vicki Hayman received the honor Wednesday during UW Extension’s professional development conference in Laramie.

    Hayman conducted 21 workshops that included hands-on, applicable recipes to practice cooking ethnic foods. Sessions highlighted the cultures of Brazil, China, Cuba, Germany, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Mexico and Thailand. 

    Each workshop focused on the culture of the region in terms of tastes and dietary habits, food prep and the symbolism and ritual of a meal.

    Based in Weston County, Hayman also serves Campbell, Crook, Johnson and Sheridan counties.