Fall 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)



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CAM 300    Introduction to Culinary Arts Management    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the skills and attributes that predict success for professionals in the restaurant/foodservice industry. Entry skills to be taught include mise en place, work simplification/time management, computational skills including measurements and conversions, flavor profiles, plating and garnishing, interview skills, menu development, recipe writing and an overview of the history and modern state of the restaurant/foodservice industry.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W03:15PM-05:20PMLECM.FrigmCRC MAIN WIN 25414037Textbook

CAM 301    Food Theory and Preparation    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: CAM 300 and 306
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: A comprehensive study of the basic principles and techniques involved in professional food preparation. The principles covered within this course will serve as the foundation for all other lab courses. Topics will including: work simplification, measurements/conversions, knife skills, soups, sauces, salads, heat transfer methods, equipment recognition, cleaning, use of hand tools/measuring devices, as well as identifying, cleaning, and cutting raw materials. This course will examine the reasons for procedures and phenomena and the prevention and/or correction of cooking failures. The laboratory emphasizes theory application through the preparation of soups, sauces, salads, vegetables, meats, poultry, seafood, breakfast dishes, grains, pastas and potatoes. This course may require out of class time attendance at events (all required events will be listed in the course syllabus).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh04:30PM-05:20PMLECM.FrigmCRC MAIN CC GRDN14133Textbook
TTh05:30PM-08:35PMLABM.FrigmCRC MAIN CC GRDN
In addition to the course textbook, students taking this course are required to purchase a culinary uniform and knife kit. The requirements include:
Chef Coat (white, long sleeves),
Chef Pants (black, checked, or hounds tooth, alternative prints and colors are not acceptable in lab, belts must be worn with pants having belt loops)
Non-Slip Shoes (closed toe, slip resistant. Shoes for Crews, Sketchers Work, or Dansko are all acceptable brands)
Black or white socks
White skull cap
White bib apron (To be worn only when in lab)
Pocket size notebook
Black pen
Black Sharpie marker
Instant Read Thermometer
Departmental approved Knife kit (Available at the CRC bookstore)
Please note, students who do not have a full uniform and knife kit by the first lab session will be dropped from the course.


CAM 302    Food and Culture in America    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an in-depth study of the food habits of various culinary regions in the United States. This course will examine the geography, history, and people that have shaped each region┐┐┐s food culture. Defining dishes and principle ingredients as well as the modern cuisine of the regions will be studied.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh02:45PM-04:10PMLECM.FrigmCRC MAIN WIN 15115232Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

W05:30PM-07:35PMLECK.McCoyCRC MAIN WIN 25414642Textbook

CAM 312    Baking and Pastry    3 Units

Prerequisite: CAM 300, 301, and 306 with grades of "C" or better
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 may 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. This course may require out of class time attendance at events (all required events outside of class time will be listed in the course syllabus).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

M10:30AM-11:20AMLECM.FrigmCRC MAIN CC GRDN19393Textbook
M11:30AM-02:20PMLABM.FrigmCRC MAIN CC GRDN
W10:30AM-02:20PMLABM.FrigmCRC MAIN CC GRDN

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 25-Dec 20

W07:45PM-08:50PMLECK.McCoyCRC MAIN WIN 25414611Textbook
TBATBALECK.McCoyCRC MAIN Online 14611Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.



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

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Culinary Arts Management.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes 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. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W06:00PM-06:50PMLABA.AvalosCRC MAIN WIN 10614470Textbook
TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14470Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14095Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 30th, 4:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14097Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 4th, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14667Textbook
Online class. Enrollment Notice: This course is designated for students who have already successfully completed a Work Experience course with a C or better in a previous semester at CRC. Attendance is required at the on campus orientation: Friday, August 31st from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in WIN 106. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 24-Dec 20

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14096Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Monday, September 24th, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 24-Dec 20

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14094Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Wednesday, October 24th, 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM in WIN-106.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: October 3, 2018