- Food Safe and food borne illness and food safety;
- Basic food science including function, structure, behaviour, for:
- Plant pigments, jams, jellies and pickles
- Milk and Cheese
- Meat poultry and fish
- Muffin and tea biscuits
- Cakes types and functions
- Standardized recipes, recipe conversions, adjusting quantities, costing;
- Kitchen layout and design, equipment selection and maintenance procedures;
- Kitchen staffing;
- Use of kitchen hand tools and simple cutting techniques;
- Effective food presentation techniques and considerations;
- Food service purchasing, storage and preparation;
- Cooking terms and concepts;
- Nutritional considerations in food service;
- Composition and characteristics of ethnic cuisine;
- Sustainable issues in food production.
Laboratory demonstrations/ field trips/lecture
|Written/Oral Assignments||20% - 30%|
|Quizzes/Tests||10% - 20%|
|Midterm||20% - 30%|
|Final||20% - 30%|
- Discuss the chemical and physical composition of basic foods and how these impact on storage and preparation;
- Develop and cost out standardized recipes, to convert quantities and measurements as required;
- Discuss the importance and describe procedures of basic food handling;
- Develop guidelines for organizing, equipping, staffing and maintaining a kitchen;
- Discuss the basic procedures used by food operations in regards to purchasing; storage and quantity food production;
- Use food production terminology;
- Demonstrate an appreciation for the importance and techniques behind effective food presentation;
- Discuss nutritional concerns with regard to food preparation;
- Demonstrate appreciation for ethnic foods;
- Discuss sustainability and food production.
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students
To be chosen by instructor from selection below:
Labensky, On Cooking, Pearson
Gisslen, Professional Cooking for Canadian Chefs, Wiley
or similar material as approved by department
Only calculators approved by Faculty of Commerce and Business may be used on tests and exams.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU TOUR 1XX (3)||2012/01/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG FSRV 1113 (3)||2011/09/01 to -|