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Culinary & Pastry Arts: Books & eBooks
Focuses on culinary and baking news, research, techniques, cooking skills and Houston restaurants. The library provides for the Houston Community College Culinary Baking & Pastry Arts program.
This Lab Manual is designed for use with The Culinary Professional textbook. The activities in the Lab Manual guide you through applying and practicing the key concepts and techniques presented in the text. Completing these activities will help you build the confidence and skills needed to succeed in the culinary field. Many of the activities include both Chef's Journal and Performance Review components. The Chef's Journal encourages you to reflect on your performance and identify areas for improvement. Successful chefs pursue continuous improvement in the quality and efficiency of their work. Developing this habit will help you achieve your goals. Instructors can use the Performance Review to evaluate your proficiency of the core skills and knowledge required for completion of the various activities. As a culinary professional, learning to accept and use feedback is essential.
This is a student study guide to accompany Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals, 9th Edition. Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals, 9th Edition is the definitive resource that helps readers use nutritional principles to evaluate and modify menus and recipes and to respond to customer's critical questions and dietary needs. The Ninth Edition includes a discussion of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and key updated content. More photographs, charts, and recipes are used to effectively convey nutrition concepts and applications in a visual manner. From students in culinary arts, hospitality management, and nutrition and dietetics programs to practicing culinary and management professionals, this book will be an invaluable reference. This edition is updated and revised to reflect the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
A must-have resource for anyone crafting a career in the culinary arts Ronald Hayes, the Career Development Manager with The Culinary Institute of America, explores the broad scope of jobs available in the culinary field. Building your culinary skills as a novice, discovering your specialization as a journeyman, and establishing your interests as you master your career path, Creating Your Culinary Career offers a framework for career exploration, development, and growth. This book offers insider information on all of the regular staff positions available in the culinary field, including traditional restaurants, catering facilities, and institutional facilities; front of the house, bakeshop, and food and beverage outlets; and food communications, media, and sales positions. It then helps readers establish goals, design resumes, and develop interview skills for landing that perfect job. The ideal career guide for aspiring culinary professionals, this book helps readers discover the ideal career path by building skills and setting goals Written by The Culinary Institute of America's Career Development Manager, this book celebrates the passion, persistence, and drive required to succeed in one of today's most exciting careers For anyone beginning a career in the culinary arts, Creating Your Culinary Career features must-have information for the aspiring food professional.
For centuries herbs and spices have been an integral part of many of the world's great cuisines. But spices have a history of doing much more than adding life to bland foods. They have been the inspiration for, among other things, trade, exploration, and poetry. Priests employed them in worship, incantations, and rituals, and shamans used them as charms to ward off evil spirits. Nations fought over access to and monopoly of certain spices, like cinnamon and nutmeg, when they were rare commodities. Not only were many men's fortunes made in the pursuit of spices, spices at many periods throughout history literally served as currency.