Fall 2010 Class Schedule (CRC)



Back to Previous Page

CAM 300    Introduction to Culinary Arts Management    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course profiles the culinary industry and an introduction to the skills and attributes that predict success for professionals. Trends, ethics and issues facing the culinary industry will be discussed. Entry skills to be taught include work simplification, time management, and computational skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         10:00AM-11:40AM LEC C.Torres             Elk Grove EGEC           18622 
Textbook
NOTE: This class meets off campus at:
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation
9040 High Tech Court
Elk Grove CA 95758


CAM 301    Food Theory and Preparation    4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: A comprehensive study of food ingredients and the basic principles and techniques involved in food preparation. A study of the factors that influence foods and the changes which occur in foods during preparation. The laboratory emphasizes basic cooking skills and theory application. The course emphasizes the reasons for procedures and phenomena and the prevention and/or correction of cooking failures. This course is the foundation for the beginning student in professional culinary management. This course is not open to students who have received credit for NUTRI 330. See Cross-Referenced Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MT        10:00AM-10:50AM LEC C.Torres             Elk Grove EGEC           18908 
Textbook
MT        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB C.Torres             Elk Grove EGEC             
NOTE: This class meets off campus at:
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation
9040 High Tech Court
Elk Grove CA 95758


CAM 306    Culinary Sanitation & Safety    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the principles of food microbiology, important foodborne diseases, standards that are enforced by regulatory agencies, and applied measures for the prevention of foodborne diseases and other microbiological problems. All phases of sanitation for professional culinary operations are covered in the context of schools, hospitals and commercial restaurants and cafeterias. Subjects covered include types and causes of food borne illnesses, correct procedures for handling food in quantity, and the principles of cleaning and sanitizing. The course focuses on practical applications for culinary workers, supervisors, and trainers. Completion of the course includes optional certification by the Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         07:50PM-09:30PM LEC K.McCoy              CRC MAIN T 118           21302 
Textbook


CAM 312    Baking and Pastry    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CAM 310.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental principles of baking and procedures for preparing baked goods, pastries, and desserts. Students gain knowledge and understanding of baking science; laboratory hours are spent in commercial production. Products include yeast breads, Danish pastry, croissants, puff pastry, tortes and fine cakes, tarts and pies, and chocolate work. Emphasis is placed on production of high quality products and professional presentation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC C.Torres             Elk Grove EGEC           30993 
Textbook
Th        10:00AM-04:45PM LAB C.Torres             Elk Grove EGEC             


CAM 320    Culinary Management    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: Organizing, planning, and control of production for a quantity culinary operation. Includes menu planning and pricing, scheduling of staff and production, portion and temperature control, recipe standardization and scaling, and elements of culinary layout and design. This course is not open to students who have received credit for NUTRI 370. See Cross-Referenced Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         02:30PM-04:10PM LEC C.Torres             Elk Grove EGEC           30121 
Textbook
NOTE: This class meets off campus at:
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation
9040 High Tech Court
Elk Grove, CA 95758


CAM 326    Applied Culinary Purchasing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CAM 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a comprehensive view of purchasing activity as well as its relationship to the management of a successful hospitality operation. This course offers practical applications of purchasing principles from the culinary manager's viewpoint. This course focuses on distribution channels, purchasing principles and buying techniques, selection factors, receiving, storing, issuing and inventory control.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         12:00PM-01:40PM LEC C.Torres             Elk Grove EGEC           20290 
Textbook
NOTE: This class meets off campus at:
Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation
9040 High Tech Court
Elk Grove, CA 95758


CAM 330    Legal Aspects of Culinary Management    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CAM 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the legal aspects of culinary operations through an explanation of and applications to legal subjects relevant to culinary operations. Topics include government regulations, patron civil rights, liability for sales of food and alcoholic beverages, as well as liability for patron safety and property, selection and supervision of employees, property rights and forms of business organizations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC K.McCoy              CRC MAIN T 118           21026 
Textbook


CAM 498    Work Experience in Culinary Arts Management    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18800 
Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.- 1:20 p.m. BS-163

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20152 Textbook
Students must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday, 6:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m. BS -160

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18802 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18806 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 27, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      18804 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, September 17, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 16-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      30170 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom. Students must participate in Online lectures and four mandatory classroom meetings Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. in T-116 on October 16 and 23, November 20 and December 11.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 18, 2010