This course is an examination of restaurant plated desserts, mignardises, and petits fours that are assembled with a modern approach using the latest technology and equipment. Classroom production will include items appropriate for a variety of uses, such as an à la carte menu, a banquet operation, and coffee service. Topics will include flavor pairing, menu planning, matching items to style of operation, and an introduction to à la carte and banquet production. Students will perform moderate quantity production, be exposed to several styles of service, and be guided through the cross-utilization of products, cost, and labor efficiency. They will also practice new presentation methods, focusing on fresh ingredients, simplicity of style with elegance, and efficiency of production.
27 credits from subjects BAKE, HOSP, or EXTN