SRJC Course Outlines

6/17/2024 4:30:34 AMDIET 55 Course Outline as of Fall 2008

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DIET 55Title:  FOOD PRODUCTION MGT  
Full Title:  Food Production Management
Last Reviewed:12/12/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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The control of food purchasing, receiving procedures, food production, inventories, storeroom issues and standardized recipes for quantity food production and service. Effective management of time and equipment and the responsibilities of the production supervisor are stressed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The control of food purchasing, receiving procedures, food production, inventories, storeroom issues and standardized recipes for quantity food production and service. Effective management of time and equipment and the responsibilities of the production supervisor are stressed.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.   Design or revise an organization chart showing lines of authority
     and levels of responsibility.
2.   Compose job descriptions for the food service supervisor position
     and each food service position in a quantity food production
     operation. (Identify qualifications, responsibilities, scope and
     analysis of job functions.)
3.   Assess the advantages of different food production and service
     systems for a variety of settings and institutions.
4.   Describe and compare product standards for commonly used foodstuffs
     and select the appropriate quality of ingredients for a variety of
     meal items.
5.   Convert any recipe into a standardized form with adjustments for
     different yields, including production for over 100 portions.
6.   Compose a food order from any menu using standardized recipes.
7.   Compose a list of minimal equipment in a commercial kitchen and
     explain both the operation and the cleaning of each.
8.   Determine methods for ensuring delivery of wholesome food at the
     appropriate service temperature.
9.   Develop a cycle menu.
10. Choose nutritionally appropriate food substitutes in a menu.

Topics and Scope
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Topics will include but not be limited to:
1.  Production systems and component parts.
     a.  Types of food production systems and organizational structure.
     b.  Components.
           1.  Work organization and tasks.
           2.  Implementing the menu.
           3.  Service of food.
           4.  Emergency planning.
           5.  Evaluation of products.
2.  Basic criteria and standards for quality food production.
     a.  Product standards for quality food products.
     b.  Standardized recipes; scaling recipes.
     c.  Systems for monitoring and controlling kitchen inventory.
     d.  Food ordering; equivalencies.
     e.  Recommended food production procedures.
     f.   Basic equipment operation and cleaning.
     g.  Safety and sanitation aspects of quantity food preparation;
          holding and serving food.
3.  Computer programs useful in managing quantity food service.
4.  Special events.

Assignments:
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1.  Prepare an organization chart and a one-day work schedule for
    food service department.
2.  Calculate raw food costs for a variety of items.
3.  Prepare a 10-day cycle menu, including portion sizes.
4.  Prepare a written policy and procedure for storage and use of
    leftover food.
5.  Write a food order using standardized recipes.
6.  Exams and final exam.
7.  Approximately 10-20 pages of text reading per week.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 30%
Other: Policy and procedures. Organizational chart and work schedule.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 35%
Other: Calculating food costs; calculating food orders. Written cycle menu.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Multiple choice Completion Short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Foodservice Management and Food Safety, Grossbauer, Sue, Dietary Managers Association, 2006.

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