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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 17, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CULA 151 Competition Training

2 credits
The course focuses on training students for culinary competitions. Students will have the opportunity to train for practical cooking or baking competitions and for knowledge based competitions.

Prerequisites: CULA 116  or CULA 127 .

Quarters Offered: Winter, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course, in the competition setting, the student will be able to:

  • Identify, select and apply the proper cooking techniques for selected cuts of meats, poultry, fish and seafood
  • Identify, select and apply the proper cooking techniques for selected desserts, cakes, candies and chocolates
  • Demonstrate skills necessary for organizing tools, equipment and product for use in a competition arena
  • Demonstrate proper food handling and sanitation methods
  • Apply food presentation techniques to create aesthetically pleasing dishes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ingredients, sanitation, classic cooking methods, nutrition and equipment