SRJC Course Outlines

7/15/2024 7:03:50 AMCUL 253.5 Course Outline as of Fall 2005

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CUL 253.5Title:  PROF MEAT & SAUCE PREP  
Full Title:  Professional Meat and Sauce Preparation
Last Reviewed:9/12/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.008 max.Lecture Scheduled8.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled3.008 min.Lab Scheduled24.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total32.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  16.00Total Student Learning Hours: 48.00 

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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Catalog Description:
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A practical course focusing on stocks, soups and sauces and the identification and fabrication of meats, poultry, fish and shellfish. Includes further development of the student's knife skills. Industry standards of sanitation and safety are implemented.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CUL 250 ( or DIET 50), CUL 250.1, CUL 252.3, and CUL 253.1


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A practical course focusing on stocks, soups and sauces and the identification and fabrication of meats, poultry, fish and shellfish. Includes further development of the student's knife skills. Industry standards of sanitation and safety are implemented.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CUL 250 ( or DIET 50), CUL 250.1, CUL 252.3, and CUL 253.1
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
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 completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Accomplish knife cuts appropriate to preparing ingredients for stocks,
soups and sauces with speed and precision.
2. Prepare a variety of stocks, soups, and sauces.
3. Describe the standards used to assess a soup's overall quality and
appraise soups according to standards.
4. Apply proper cooling, storing, and reheating procedures for all types
of soups, stocks and sauces.
5. Recognize and classify sauces.
6. Identify and describe various kinds, classes, and grades of meat,
poultry, fish and shellfish.
7. Describe the structure and composition of meats, poultry, fish and
shellfish.
8. Identify the primal, subprimal, and fabricated cuts of beef, veal,
pork, and lamb.
9. Calculate butcher's yield test.
10. Utilize portion weight specifications to control food costs.
11. Fabricate cuts of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish and perform basic
butchering tasks.
12. List the most frequently used food service cuts of beef, veal,
pork, and poultry.
13. Describe the basic cooking methods best suited for various cuts of
meat and for fish, poultry and shellfish.
14. Utilize safe receiving and storage procedures to ensure sanitation and
food safety.

Topics and Scope
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I. Knife cuts
II. Stocks
 A. Basic ingredients used in stocks
   1. bones
   2. liquid
   3. aromatics
 B. Mirepoix
 C. Stocks
   1. ingredients
   2. basic techniques
 D. Proper procedures for cooling, storing and reheating
III. Soups
 A. Basic techniques for preparing
   1. clear soups
   2. thick soups
 B. Quality products used
 C. Standards for assessing quality
 D. Proper heating, cooling, and storage procedures
IV. Sauces
 A. Classifying
   1. modern
     a. jus lie
     b. coulis
     c. salsas
   2. classic
     a. mother sauces
     b. egg and butter sauces
 B. Function in relationship to components in a dish
 C. Selecting a suitable sauce
   1. style of service
   2. cooking technique applied to main ingredients
 D. Proper preparation techniques
   1. using thickening agents properly
   2. seasoning to taste
V. Evaluating Quality
VI. Meat and Poultry Identification
 A. Kinds
 B. Classes
 C. Grades
 D. Inspection and grading practices
   1. grades
   2. stamps
     a. inspection
     b. grading
 E. Structure and composition
 F. Cuts
   1. beef
     a. primal
     b. subprimal
     c. fabricated
    2. veal
     a. primal
     b. subprimal
     c. fabricated
    3. pork
     a. primal
     b. subprimal
     c. fabricated
    4. lamb
     a. primal
     b. subprimal
     c. fabricated
  G. Butcher's yield test
  H. Portion weight specification
VII. Basic Butchery and Fabrication Techniques
 A. Meat
 B. Poultry
VIII. Fish and Shellfish Identification
 A. Fish
    1. round
    2. flat
    3. freshwater
 B. Shellfish
    1. mollusks
    2. crustaceans
    3. cephalopods
 C. Structure and composition
    1. fish
    2. shellfish
IX. Fish and shellfish fabrication techniques
X. Meat, poultry, fish, and shellfish preparation and cooking methods
XI. Sanitation and safety
  A. Proper receiving and storage procedures
  B. Proper procedures for sanitation and safe, hygienic
     food handling

Assignments:
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1. Practical laboratory work on knife skills and proper cutting
techniques for a variety of items.
2. Practical laboratory work and skills demonstrations of various
stock, soup, and sauce preparation techniques.
3. Evaluation and critique of stocks, soups and sauces.
4. Meat, poultry, fish and shellfish identification worksheets.
5. Inspection, grading, and cuts worksheets.
6. Daily practice and performance demonstrations of basic butchering
tasks.
7. Butcher's yield test calculations.
8. Meat, fish, poultry fabrication.
9. Readings in assigned text, 10-20 pages per week.
10. Four to five quizzes, final objective and final performance exam.

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
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Butcher's yield test calculations; worksheets.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 70%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 35%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Short answer.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Attendance/participation/professionalism


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals. Labensky, Sarah R., and
Alan M. Hause. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2002.
Instructor prepared materials.

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