Welcome to the Family Foods course! Who doesn’t love food? This course will cover basic kitchen safety, sanitation, equipment, terminology, measurement, nutrition and the dietary guidelines, making nutritious meals as well as meal planning, management, and service as it relates to personal and family settings. One of the major projects is planning, preparing and sharing a holiday meal as a class. First semester is a Thanksgiving dinner and second semester is an Easter meal. This course also involves an action project relating to “go green” concepts as well as a Foreign Foods project.
*This class will cover some of the content for ProStart© certification. Pro-Start certification is a national certification for the foodservice industry. It requires that the student take a series of courses and pass the national exam. This certification transfers into universities and colleges for up to 18 semesters in culinary arts/management programs.
Length: (1) Trimester
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Cum Laude Points: 0