Building a sound foundation in culinary skills is essential when preparing to enter the culinary industry. This course is an introduction to the application and development of fundamental cooking theories and techniques. Students will develop solid rudimentary culinary techniques and practices through viewing a variety of food demonstrations and recreating these within a lab setting. Topics of study include tasting, kitchen equipment, knife skills, classic vegetable cuts, stock production, thickening agents, soup preparation, mother and derivative sauces, and breakfast cookery. This course also introduces students to fundamental concepts and techniques of basic protein, starch and vegetable cookery.
Culinary Techniques - Basic - KAP203