May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CA 160 - Introduction to Cooking Theories 1

7 Credit(s)

This class will introduce students to tools and equipment, culinary history, terminology and culinary concepts. Focus is on basic culinary theory, introduction to cooking techniques and fundamentals, and practical application of safety and sanitation concepts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: CA 175  Culinary Arts majors only.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Cite and apply local, state, and national health and food safety standards and employ HAACP principles
2. Identify and demonstrate safe and proper use of common kitchen tools and equipment
3. Identify and explain the various menu types, concepts, and uses
4. Apply and perform basic math functions, including applications to recipe format and use, conversion and costing
5. Describe properties, function, and uses of various ingredients
6. Utilize standard weights and measures, scaling and measurement techniques
7. Correctly perform fundamental cooking techniques

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