SRJC Course Outlines

9/20/2019 3:36:56 AMCUL 253.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CUL 253.1Title:  PROF COOKING BASICS  
Full Title:  Professional Cooking Basics
Last Reviewed:9/12/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.008 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total 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
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CULT 253.1

Catalog Description:
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Under supervision of chef instructor, students practice introductory cooking techniques as they apply to vegetables, legumes, grains, potatoes, pasta, meat, fish and poultry. Includes preparing set-up for stations in a professional restaurant environment.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CUL 250 ( or CULT 250) and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CUL 250.1 ( or CULT 250.1) and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CUL 252.3 ( or CULT 252.3) OR Course Completion or Current Enrollment in DIET 50 and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CUL 250.1 ( or CULT 250.1) and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CUL 252.3 ( or CULT 252.3)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Under supervision of chef instructor, students practice introductory cooking techniques as they apply to vegetables, legumes, grains, potatoes, pasta, meat, fish and poultry. Includes preparing set-up for stations in a professional restaurant environment.
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Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CUL 250 ( or CULT 250) and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CUL 250.1 ( or CULT 250.1) and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CUL 252.3 ( or CULT 252.3) OR Course Completion or Current Enrollment in DIET 50 and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CUL 250.1 ( or CULT 250.1) and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CUL 252.3 ( or CULT 252.3)
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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.    Prepare a variety of vegetables, meats and fruits for cooking and service in a professional kitchen environment, applying appropriate knife skills.
2.    Identify, properly utilize and maintain tools and equipment found in commercial kitchens.
3.    Employ a working vocabulary of culinary terms.
4.    Interpret and manipulate various recipe forms and recipes.
5.    Define and implement mise en place.
6.    Identify characteristics of high quality ingredients and products.
7.    Apply dry and moist heat cooking techniques to a variety of vegetables and meats.
8.    Practice and apply food cost control principles.
9.    Adopt standards of professionalism specific to the commercial kitchen environment.
10.  Apply principles and proper procedures for sanitation and safe hygienic food handling.

Topics and Scope
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I. Product Identification
 A. Vegetables
 B. Fruit
 C. Grains
 D. Legumes
 E. Potatoes
 F. Pastas
 G. Meat
 H. Fish
 I. Poultry
II. Equipment Identification and Handling
 A. Hand tools
 B. Measuring and portioning devices
 C. Cookware
 D. Processing equipment
 E. Storage containers
 F. Heavy equipment
 G. Buffet equipment
III. Culinary Terminology
IV. Recipe and Menu Forms
 A. Types of menus
 B. Menu language
 C. Standardized recipes
 D. Standardized measurements
  E. Recipe conversions
 F. Controlling food costs
V. Mise en Place
  A. Selecting tools and equipment
 B. Measuring ingredients
 C. Preparing ingredients
 D. Flavoring foods
 E. Preparing to cook
 F. Organizing a work station
 G. Cleaning and maintaining workstations and kitchen
VI. Professionalism
 A. Attributes
  1. Knowledge
  2. Skill
  3. Taste
  4. Judgment
  5. Dedication
  6. Pride
  7. Safe and hygienic food handling
 B. Kitchen hierarchy
  1. Brigade system
  2. Modern kitchen hierarchy
VII. Cooking principles
 A. Dry heat
 B. Moist heat
 C. Combination methods
 D. Moist heat
 E. Combined cooking

Assignments:
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1. Reading assignments, approximately 40 pages per week
2. Daily cooking exercises
3. Two or more recipe interpretation and conversion assignments
4. Weekly quizzes on terminology, equipment, and product identification
5. Final written exam, including essay questions
6. Six to eight practical cooking assessments
7. One to three writing assignments

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
5 - 10%
One to three writing assignments
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Recipe interpretation and conversion
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Class performances, practical cooking assessments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Exams: multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion, short answer and essay
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 20%
Attendance participation and professionalism


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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On Cooking: A Textbook of Culinary Fundamentals, 5th edition, by Sarah R. Labensky and Alan M. Hause. Prentice Hall, 2011.
Instructor prepared recipes and materials.

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