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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog
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CA 112 - Menu Planning and Nutrition

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: None

English Prerequisites: None

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: This course is designed to provide culinary students with the fundamental concepts of basic nutrition and how nutrition relates to health and disease prevention for various age groups. Emphasis is on developing understanding through exploring and developing tools needed to create, modify and evaluate menus and recipes utilizing the 2010 USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Students access nutrition data to complete nutritional analysis of recipes. Students evaluate research and news articles for reliable nutrition information, and interpret and understand the Nutrition Facts label and ingredient statements. Information on special diets and food allergies are discussed and applied to meeting the needs of the consumers in the hospitality industry. Each student is also involved in designing and planning a restaurant menu.

Course Fee: $22.00

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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