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Courses High School Online Family and Consumer Science

Culinary Arts 1a: Introduction (HFC1211B)

Thinking of a career in the food service industry or looking to develop your culinary skills? This introductory course will provide you with basic cooking and knife skills while preparing you for entry into the culinary world. Discover the history of food culture, food service, and global cuisines while learning about food science principles and preservation. Finally, prepare for your future by building the professional, communication, leadership, and teamwork skills that are crucial to a career in the culinary arts.

Required Course Materials - Not Provided by NDCDE

  • Slideshow presentation program
  • Video recording device
  • Friend and/or family member to help act-out scenarios in videos
  • Props for Videos (fake items may be subbed for real ones)
  • First-aid tools and materials (band-aids, gauze, ointment, antiseptic, etc.)
  • Plastic knife, butter knife, or basic dinner knife
  • Food item to practice knife skills on like chilled stick of butter
  • Kitchen with appliances like a sink, stove, refrigerator, etc.
  • Pots and pans for washing demonstration
  • Four boxes or buckets to use as sinks
  • Dishwasher or an item to stand in for a dishwasher
  • Chemicals used for dishwasher cleaning (or pictures of them)
  • Meat thermometer
  • Gloves, hair restraints, closed-toe shoes, apron, etc. (all for demonstrating proper kitchen hygiene)
  • Various foods to use in video demonstration of dry heat and moist heat cooking methods
  • Salad and salad dressing ingredients
  • Vegetable and starch ingredients
  • Cold cooking tools

Course Syllabus

This computer generated PDF syllabus provides an exact outline of all topics and assignments presented to the student.

North Dakota State Course Codes (MIS03)

Click here to look up the MIS03 code for this course. This is a single semester (0.5 credit) course.

Course Duration and Extension

This course is designed to be completed in a 20 week semester. Students may extend the time for completion to 40 weeks by purchasing one of the following course extensions ...

Computer Requirements for Online Courses

This is an online course. Click here to view minimum computer requirements. Phones, tablets, and other computing devices, while they may work for some NDCDE services, are not supported for submitting assignments, posting discussions, or taking assessments.

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