CULINARY ARTS (CUL)

CUL 145C  QUANTITY COOKING TECHNIQUES  
10 unit  
Prerequisite(s): CUL 145B

Designed to develop techniques and skills for cooking for large groups. Emphasis is on menu setup, basic food production including cold and hot buffets, vegetable preparation, entree preparation, and fine dining service. Development of team leadership and supervisory skills. Required instructional trips. Total of 90 hours lecture and 270 hours laboratory.

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CUL 145D  SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGEMENT  
10 unit  
Prerequisite(s): CUL 145C

Event scheduling, training and supervision of food service workers in a dining setting. Banquet, fine dining, and theme events setup and take-down. Food and beverage purchasing, dining ware storage and upkeep, written contract development, and common business practices. Required instructional trips. Total of 90 hours lecture and 270 hours laboratory.

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CUL 158  FIELD PRACTICE IN FOOD SERVICES  
4 unit  
Prerequisite(s): Maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including field practice and enrollment in or completion of Culinary Arts course

Supervised field experience or employment in food services, on-the-job training with local firm. Total of 360 hours field practice.

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CUL 160A  INTRODUCTION TO CATERING  
3 unit  

Small-scale catering; menu planning, food preparation, sanitation, food display, party theme presentations; cost analysis, purchasing, legal responsibilities and liabilities and time management. No credit if taken after FOOD 160. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

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CUL 160B  ADVANCED CATERING  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): CUL 160A

Advanced catering technique applications for off-premise services of special occasions for large groups; menu development for gourmet/international foods, specialty desserts, special dietary needs. Catering business strategies; cost analysis, time management, purchasing requirements, legal responsibilities/liabilities, safety and sanitation requirements. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

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