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    The Culinary Institute of America
  Oct 24, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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Contemporary Topics in Culinary Arts (CULS-125)

3.0 credits
An exploration of contemporary issues to complement a professional chef’s skill set. Students will complete hands-on cooking exercises to better understand the dynamics of seasoning, flavor balance, salts and sugars, fats and oils, and umami. Special emphasis is placed on building flavor in a healthy kitchen through appropriate cooking techniques and ingredients such as grains and legumes. Northern California gastronomy is discovered through field trips and a select research topic.

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