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CUL 297 - Salon Competition 2

Credits: 4
Lecture Contact Hours: 2
Lab Contact Hours: 3
Description: A continuation of Salon Competition 1 for students who have decided to compete at state, national and/or international level culinary competition(s). The students must have demonstrated proficiency for competition in Salon Competition 1 to be approved as participants in this advanced course. Selected students form a College Culinary Team and, as such, can represent Schoolcraft College in culinary competition(s).

Prerequisites: CUL 295  or consent of Instructor.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter Only
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Course Competencies
  1. Prepare to compete in a culinary competition.
  2. Identify quality food displays for culinary competitions.
  3. Identify the components of a properly balanced food display.
  4. Produce the components of a properly balanced food display.
  5. Produce hot food presentations for competition.
  6. Produce cold food presentations for competition.
  7. Prepare functional garnishes for cold food presentations.
  8. Prepare functional garnishes for hot food presentations.
  9. Demonstrate proper slicing techniques.
  10. Demonstrate proper portioning techniques.
  11. Demonstrate basic culinary cooking fundamentals.
  12. Demonstrate proper sanitation procedures.
  13. Show proper layout in the presentation of food.
  14. Evaluate strong line/weak line theory.
  15. Demonstrate proper transportation of foods.
  16. Develop mystery basket menus.
  17. Adapt in a team environment.
  18. Complete the requirements necessary for an ACF (American Culinary Federation) membership.

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