SRJC Course Outlines

7/23/2024 1:14:44 AMCUL 287.11 Course Outline as of Fall 2005

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  CUL 287.11Title:  ADV ITALIAN CUISINE  
Full Title:  Advanced Italian Cuisine III
Last Reviewed:6/18/2001

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.508 max.Lecture Scheduled12.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled2.008 min.Lab Scheduled16.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.50 Contact Total28.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  24.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  39 - Total 2 Times
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CULT287.11

Catalog Description:
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Distinctive foods, food patterns, and customs as related to gourmet, regional, national, and international cuisines.


Recommended Preparation:
Basic cooking knowledge.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Adv instruction in the preparation of Italian family meals for entertaining & special occasions. Cost $50.00.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Basic cooking knowledge.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:39 - Total 2 Times


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will:
1.  Identify a variety of Italian cheeses.
2.  Prepare soups, salads, sauces, vegetables, pastas, desserts,
introduction to the preparation of meat, fish, and poultry
3.  Demonstrate the skill of pasta making.
4.  Observe the techniques of flambeing.
5.  Recognize some of the historical background that influences regional
Italian cooking.
6.  Practice pronounciation of Italian menu items.
7.  Examine nutritional information.
8.  Engage in a sensory evaluation of one Italian red wine and one
Italian white wine.

Topics and Scope
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In this advanced Italian cooking class the student will prepare
traditional and unusual Italian dishes with focus on variety meats.
Lectures will emphasize the cooking techniques employed in the food
preparation, regions of origin of particular dishes, and historical
background of the recipes.  Emphasis is placed on plate presentation.
A special vinegar presentation and tasting is featured.  The student
will taste one Italian red and one Italian white wine.  Grape varieties
and grape growing regions will be reviewed.

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In class:
1.  to prepare the dishes assigned by the teacher.
2.  to evaluate their methods of preparation and that of others.
3.  to taste and evaluate the success of each dish in discussion with
instructor and other class members.
Outside of class:
1.  Each week, students will prepare at least one dish from the previous
lesson at home.
2.  Students will evaluate in writing the previous class, recipes they
prepared, dishes they tasted, lecture by instructor, their understanding
of materials and topics covered in class, and their performance on
success of the foods they prepared at home.

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%
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 30%
Homework problems, PROJECTS
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

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