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Level 1 Introduction to Culinary Arts

Program Overview

The certificate in Introduction to Culinary Arts would provide students with a basic understanding of the different concepts, processes, and procedures that are used in culinary arts. Students would learn about the different cooking techniques and skills, the different kitchen equipment and tools, and the importance of food safety and sanitation. Students would also have the opportunity to create their own three-course meal as a final project.
    Module 1: Introduction to Culinary Arts
  • Understand the definition of culinary arts.
  • Identify the different types of culinary arts.
  • Learn about the history and development of culinary arts.
  • Understand the different roles and responsibilities of chefs.
    Module 2: Basic Cooking Techniques and Skills
  • Understand the different cooking techniques.
  • Learn how to use different cooking equipment and tools.
  • Develop basic cooking skills.
    Module 3: Introduction to Kitchen Equipment and Tools
  • Understand the different types of kitchen equipment and tools.
  • Learn how to use different kitchen equipment and tools safely and effectively.
    Module 4: Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Understand the importance of food safety and sanitation.
  • Learn how to prevent foodborne illness.
  • Practice safe food handling procedures.
    Module 5: Final Project: Create a Three-Course Meal
  • Create a three-course meal that demonstrates the skills and knowledge learned in the course.
  • Apply the principles of culinary arts to create a balanced and flavorful meal.
  • Present the meal in a professional and attractive manner.
  • High school or equivalent
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Interest in the course topic
  • Good level of English
150 GLH