Product Details

Buffet Catering and Garde Manger (HOS-201)
Location:
Various: distance learning format

Length:
Varies (self-study; self-paced)

Dates:
August 2018 - Present.

Subject Area:
Culinary Arts and Event Planning

Number of Credits:
3

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: use various knives such as chef, boning, and paring to prepare foods; prepare amuse bouche, appetizers and Hors d’Oeuvres; create gourmet sandwiches, salads and finger foods; use various cookery methods such as roasting, steaming, frying, sautéing and poaching; assist in the preparation of food for buffets such as wedding banquets, receptions, cocktail parties and corporate events; and practice proper food handling and sanitation as stated in the National Restaurant Association’s Educational Foundation’s manual, ServSafe.

Instruction:
This course covers planning, production and supervision aspects of catering for special occasions such as receptions, teas, formal and informal meals and buffets. Major topics include: food preparation, cost of operation, equipment and labor requirements as well as the basic concepts and techniques of breakfast cooking and garde manger.

Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Advanced Culinary Arts, Garde Manger, or Hospitality (8/18).


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