Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

6 steps to pulling off the perfect turkey dinner

Make turkey jerky a thing of the past

Who doesn't enjoy a good dinner party? The convergence of food, friends and family under one roof at a specific point in time is the stuff memories are made of. 

Some parties, however, are memorable for the wrong reasons. Thanksgiving is a common culprit – specifically the turkey dinner. Who hasn't had to feign a smile as your host – or worse, you – sawed into a dusty, desert-like bird that no gravy can rehydrate?

With a big meal there's no shortage of potential pitfalls, from dinner delays and owly guests because the bird wasn't thawed in time to liquid pumpkin pie to, gulp, food poisoning. No more.

With the right plan and expert know-how, anyone can pull off a turkey dinner. We're happpy to supply both, courtesy many talented instructors and grads of NAIT's Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Professional Meatcutting and Merchandising and Baking and Pastry Arts programs. 


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