Spring 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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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, Jan 14-May 17
W         07:30PM-09:20PM LEC K.McCoy              CRC MAIN CC GRDN         14151 
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CAM 310    Quantity Food Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: CAM 306 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the principles of quantity food production. Components include knife skills; equipment recognition, operation and cleaning; use of hand tools and measuring devices; and cleaning and cutting raw materials. This course also covers preparation of sandwiches, soups, salads, vegetables, meats, poultry, seafood, breakfast dishes, rice and other grains, pastas and potatoes, sauces and simple dessert items.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
Th        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC Y.Abed               CRC MAIN CC GRDN         14618 
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Th        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC J.Kaufman            CRC MAIN CC GRDN         14618 Textbook
Th        04:00PM-10:45PM LAB Y.Abed               CRC MAIN CC GRDN           
Th        04:00PM-10:45PM LAB J.Kaufman            CRC MAIN CC GRDN           


CAM 312    Baking and Pastry    3 Units

Prerequisite: CAM 306 with a grade 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 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, Jan 14-May 17
T         02:00PM-02:50PM LEC J.Kaufman            CRC MAIN CC GRDN         15210 
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T         03:00PM-09:45PM LAB J.Kaufman            CRC MAIN CC GRDN           


CAM 320    Culinary Management    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: The course is designed to introduce students to the manager's role in organizing, planning, and control of production for a culinary operation. Topics include menu planning and pricing, scheduling of staff and production, portion and temperature control, recipe standardization and scaling, and elements of culinary layout and design.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC K.McCoy              CRC MAIN CC GRDN         19543 
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CAM 322    Culinary Customer Service    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CAM 306
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Customer service is a skills development course to provide entry-level training in front of the house principles for quantity operations. The components of professional hospitality and meal service will serve as the foundations for this course. Students will participate in hands-on culinary customer service for the culinary programs catering events.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
M         12:00PM-01:05PM LEC D.Nelson             CRC MAIN CC GRDN         20274 
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M         01:15PM-04:45PM LAB D.Nelson             CRC MAIN CC GRDN           


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, Jan 14-May 17
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC K.McCoy              CRC MAIN CC GRDN         19544 
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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, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14750 
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Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Monday, January 23rd from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106. Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.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
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) Los Rios Gmail email account.  

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14198 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Thursday, January 19th from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in WIN 106. Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.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
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) Los Rios Gmail email account.  

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14199 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20th, 8:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.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
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, Feb 16-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14197 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 16th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.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
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, Mar 15-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14771 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Wednesday, March 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.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
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  

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 24, 2017