SRJC Course Outlines

12/1/2020 4:22:40 PMCUL 253.10 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CUL 253.10Title:  RESTAURANT KITCHEN  
Full Title:  Restaurant Kitchen
Last Reviewed:2/3/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled6.256 min.Lab Scheduled109.38
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total7.25 Contact Total126.88
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 161.88 

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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Building on introductory cooking skills, students rotate through stations of a student-run restaurant, developing organizational skills. Emphasis is on speed, timing, and teamwork in a full-service restaurant operation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CUL 251B (or CUL 253.6 or CUL 253A) and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CUL 251C (or CUL 253.7)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Building on introductory cooking skills, students rotate through stations of a student-run restaurant, developing organizational skills. Emphasis is on speed, timing, and teamwork in a full-service restaurant operation.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CUL 251B (or CUL 253.6 or CUL 253A) and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CUL 251C (or CUL 253.7)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
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

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Explain the importance of local and seasonal products in menu planning, design and presentation in the restaurant kitchen.
2. Apply a working knowledge of sanitation and safety as applied in a professional kitchen.
3. Perform basic skills, techniques and guidelines used in a restaurant kitchen.
 

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Students will be able to:
1.   Apply principles and proper procedures for sanitation and safe, hygienic food handling.
2.   Utilize a variety of cooking techniques.
3.   Demonstrate mise-en-place for a variety of stations.
4.   Demonstrate proper doneness of products.
5.   Prepare a variety of potatoes, grains, and legumes.
6.   Prepare a variety of dishes using fresh pasta.
7.   Prepare a variety of meats, fish and poultry.
8.   Prepare a variety of vegetarian dishes.
9.   Utilize proper holding and reheating techniques.
10. Prepare a variety of breakfast items.
11. Demonstrate plate presentation techniques.
12. Employ principles of station inventory
13. Analyze and evaluate finished products.
14. Practice and apply food waste control principles.
15. Apply proper scullery procedures for washing, sanitizing, drying, and storing equipment,
      wares, and utensils in a working kitchen.
16. Employ standards of professionalism, teamwork and leadership in the professional restaurant
      kitchen.

Topics and Scope
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I. Practical Kitchen Maintenance
    A. Types of large and small equipment used
    B. Sanitation and safety practices
    C. Cleaning and sanitizing
         1. Safety procedures
         2. Cleaning and sanitizing procedures
         3. Maintaining walk-ins, freezers, floors, and storage areas
         4. Safe practices when using cleaning supplies and solutions
         5. Maintaining accurate maintenance log
         6. Recycling, compost, and waste procedures   
     D. Proper food storage procedures
         1. Labeling
         2. First in first out (F.I.F.O.)
         3. Temperature logs
              i.   Cold storage areas
              ii.  Dry storage areas
              iii. Hot and cold foods
II. Scullery
    A. Procedures
     B. Washing and sanitizing
     C. Ware washing chemicals
         1. Identification
         2. Proper use and storage
III. Menus and Recipes
    A. Types and seasonality
     B. Language
    C. Standardized recipes
    D. Measurements and conversions
    E. Controlling food costs
IV. Basic Cooking Methods
     A. Dry-heat cooking techniques
         1. Grilling
          2. Broiling
         3. Sautéing
          4. Pan-frying
         5. Deep-frying
         6. Smoking
    B. Moist-heat cooking techniques
         1. Poaching
         2. Steaming
         3. Simmering
         4. Boiling
    C. Combination cooking techniques
         1. Braising
         2. Stewing
    D. Determining doneness
     E. Evaluating quality
V. Mise-en-Place
     A. Gathering tools and equipment
    B. Organizing a work station
    C. Preparing ingredients to cook
    D. Cleaning and maintaining a kitchen work station
VI. Kitchen Stations
     A. Mise-en-place
    B. Inventory management
     C. Portion control
    D. Quality control
    E. Proper holding techniques
    F. Plate presentation
VII. Hot Line
    A. Menu design
    B, Cooking techniques
    C. Proper holding
    D. Sauces and garnishes
    E. Plate presentation
VIII. Sensory Evaluation
IX. Attributes of the Professional Chef
    A. Teamwork and leadership
    B. Efficient time management and accuracy
    C. Following written and verbal directions
 
Concepts presented in lecture are applied and practiced in lab.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Reading assignments, approximately 10-20 pages per week
2. Plan and complete prep lists, menu descriptions (written)
3. One to three writing assignments
4. Three to four quizzes
5. Practical final exam (written portion included)
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Daily cooking and baking assignments  
2. Daily product assessment
3. Self-assessment and critique

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%
Writing assignments; complete prep lists, menu descriptions
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Worksheets; food quality evaluations, self-assessment and critique, cooking and baking assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Practical laboratory work; skill performance exams; product assessments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Quizzes and final exam
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. 6th ed. Labensky, Sarah and Hause, Alan and Martel, Pricilla. Pearson. 2019

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