Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

HCM-138 Food Fundamentals (3)

Studies the composition of foods and the scientific principles involved in food preparation. Emphasizes basic food handling competencies and cookery techniques. Students work with herbs, spices, dairy, eggs, fruits, vegetables, starches, stocks, sauces and soups, learning to produce quality products. Focuses on the development of proper kitchen procedures, use and care of equipment, sanitation, safety, cost control and efficient work methods. Credits: 3, Hours: (1/4/0/0), Prereq: HCM-147; Coreq: HCM-100, HCM-260; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

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