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Culinary Arts
Engineering & Technology Division
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CUL 145A INTRODUCTION TO CULINARY ARTS/FOOD SERVICES 10 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
This course introduces the student to basic tool usage and cooking skills that can be applied in any level or type of food service operation. History of the food services industry, sanitation and safety requirements, food terminology through lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice. Required instructional trips. Total 90 hours lecture and 270 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0531  6:30am-11:35am MTuWTh  LecLab  CC110I SMITH J P   
       & 11:35am-   Noon MTuWTh          CC110I SMITH J P   

CUL 145B INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SERVICES PRODUCTION 10 Units

Prerequisite(s): CUL 145A.
This course is designed to develop skills in garnishing, sauces, soups, and breakfast cookery preparation and presentation. It includes development of recipes and menus for breakfast and lunch service. Required instructional trips. Total of 90 hours lecture and 270 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0262  6:30am-   Noon MTuWTh  LecLab  CC110I SMITH J P   

CUL 145C QUANTITY COOKING TECHNIQUES 10 Units

Prerequisite(s): CUL 145B.
Designed to develop techniques and skills for cooking for large groups. Emphasis is on menu setup, basic food production including cold and hot buffets, vegetable preparation, entree preparation, and fine dining service. Development of team leadership and supervisory skills. Required instructional trips. Total of 90 hours lecture and 270 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0272  6:30am-   Noon MTuWTh  LecLab  CC110I SMITH J P   

CUL 145D SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGEMENT 10 Units

Prerequisite(s): CUL 145C.
Event scheduling, training and supervision of food service workers in a dining setting. Banquet, fine dining, and theme events setup and take-down.Food and beverage purchasing, dining ware storage and upkeep, written contract development, and common business practices. Required instructional trips. Total of 90 hours lecture and 270 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0316  6:30am-   Noon MTuWTh  LecLab  CC110I SMITH J P   

CUL 154A INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SERVICE BAKING & PASTRY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Quantity baking for the beginner: quick breads, rolls and fancy pastries. No credit if taken after CUL 154. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #1295  6:30pm- 8:05pm Tu      LecLab  CC110I SMITH J P   
       &  6:00pm-10:00pm Th              CC110I SMITH J P   

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