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Culinary to Credit


Course Number(s)

CHEF 1005, CHEF 1001, CHEF 1001, CHE 1002, CHE 1002, CHEF 1014, CHEF 1045, CHEF 1045, CHEF 2031

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Culinary to Credit: Expand Your Culinary Knowledge 

Are you passionate about the art of cooking? We invite members of the public to audit our credit culinary classes and elevate their culinary expertise. Join us to delve into a world of culinary delights and learning. Additionally, for those who hold a Serve Safe certification, it may be accepted in lieu of taking prerequisite courses, making your culinary journey even more accessible.

Course Offerings:

Sanitation & Safety (PREREQ)

This foundational course delves into personal cleanliness, food preparation practices, investigation and control of food-related illnesses, and workplace safety standards. It's a crucial stepping stone for a solid culinary foundation.

Basic Food Preparation (PREREQ)

Explore the fundamental principles of food preparation and cookery, covering the Brigade System, cooking techniques, material handling, heat transfer, sanitation, safety, nutrition, and professionalism.

Basic Food Preparation

A continuation of the foundational course, this class further explores the essential principles of food preparation and cookery, building upon your culinary knowledge.

Principles of Healthy Cuisine

Introduction to the art of planning, preparing, and presenting nutritionally balanced meals. This course explores alternative methods and ingredients to achieve a healthier cooking style.

A La Carte Cooking

Dive into the world of "cooking to order." Topics include menu and recipe interpretation and conversion, organizing your workstation, employing the right cooking methods, plating techniques, and principles of saucing.

International Cuisine

Embark on a culinary journey around the globe as you study classical cooking skills associated with international and ethnic cuisines. Discover the similarities and differences between food production systems used in the United States and other regions of the world.

Advanced Food Preparation

Take your culinary expertise to the next level with advanced concepts in food preparation and presentation techniques. This course is designed for those looking to master the art of cooking.

Whether you're a seasoned cook or just starting your culinary adventure, our culinary classes offer a wide range of options to expand your culinary horizons. Join us in the world of culinary delights and knowledge!