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CA 121
American Regional Cuisine


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 70

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:10    Lab Hours:60


Description
Practice techniques for appetizers, salads, desserts, breadings, batters, smoked, roasted and fried foods in the context of regional American specialties. Regions include Coastal areas of the continental US, the Caribbean, Hawaii and the Pacific Northwest. Students will explore regional variations, food ingredients and the impact of culture, geography and ethnicity on regional cooking styles. Prerequisite: CA 120.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Develop an understanding and practice the Foods of the Midwest and Breakfast Cookery
  • Execute recipes in Creole and Cajun Cooking
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and prepare Foods of the West and Southwest
  • Describe Caribbean Ingredients and Flavors
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and prepare Foods of New England and the East Coast
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and prepare Foods of the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii

  • Course Topics
  • Breakfast Cookery
  • Ingredients and Specialties in various regions of the US and Caribbean
  • Effects of culture, diaspora and immigration on the development of local cuisines.
  • Techniques in moist and dry cooking methods.
  • Plate presentations for informal and formal occasions.
  • Platter presentations for buffet and family style service applications.
  • Safety and sanitation techniques applied in the commercial kitchen.
  • Teamwork and time management in a production environment.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    CA 121
    Winter 2014
    1266
    Gregory Schnorr
    CA 121
    Summer 2013
    1266
    Gregory Schnorr
    CA 121
    Winter 2013
    1266
    GREGORY schnorr


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
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    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.