This course is designed for the student who wishes to be a chef. It comprises the study, preparation and presentation of foods and cooking methods from selected countries. These countries have been selected based on their current popularity in restaurants. In this course, students develop knowledge and basic understanding of ethnic cooking including the cooking styles of Italy, France, Mexico, China, and various other Asian and American regions. In the process of learning these multi-national cuisines, the student develops additional technical skills in the preparation of the different foods. Group 2 course.
Required Prerequisites CUL 110
, CUL 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Other college designations supported by this course
Degree Req:Cultural Persp/Div
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Explain key concepts, terms, and relationships appropriate to professional cooking.
- Identify equipment and products used in professional kitchens.
- Connect the use of cooking methods to planned end results.
- Demonstrate professional knife skills and cooking methods.
- Modify recipes to reflect the quantity needed for production.
- Integrate quality cooking methods and service to produce customer satisfaction.
- Relate interactions between cooking and design, sanitation and management.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Evaluate different life experiences, temperaments, and talents and how these traits positively affect group work.
Learning How to Learn:
- Describe the impact of quality food service on successful food service outlets.
- Interpret standardized recipes to create various menu items.
- Determine appropriate knife skills and cooking techniques in various commercial restaurant situations.