§130.226 Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts Overview :

Culinary Arts begins with the fundamentals and principles of the art of cooking and the science of baking and includes management and production skills and techniques. Students can pursue a national sanitation certification, a Texas culinary specialist certification, or any other appropriate industry certification. This course may be offered as a laboratory-based or internship course. Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences such as career and technical student organizations and other leadership or extracurricular organizations.

Culinary Arts Assessment Questions

100 Assessment Questions for Culinary Arts have been developed to assist you as you prepare pre and post tests, quizzes and end of course assessment tools. Math Hospitality and Tourism Culinary Arts Multiple Choice...

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Culinary Arts Course Outline

The lessons in this course may be used in any sequence. The suggested sequence order is as follows: All TEKS Overview Introductory Lesson: Culinary Arts I. History A. Research famous chefs B. Entrepreneurial influence...

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Culinary Arts : Lesson Plans for Classrooms

Introductory Lesson: Culinary Arts

August 20, 15 // Culinary Arts

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the Culinary Arts course. I will introduce you to the world of...

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Successful Culinary Lab Management Guidelines

July 13, 15 // Culinary Arts

There are many things to learn about the culinary lab so that we will have a successful experience. We will discuss commercial equipment, knife...

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Culinary Nutrition

June 26, 15 // Culinary Arts

Nutrition is affecting the foodservice industry more and more with customers interested in how the foods they eat may benefit or harm them. Chefs...

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Point-of-Sale Systems in the Foodservice Industry

The point-of-sale systems used in most restaurants has improved the communication with the kitchen and the management of the food products. It is able...

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The Marketing Plan for Business Success

March 30, 15 // Culinary Arts

Do you know what a marketing plan is? Did you know that it is part of a business plan? How do you think major...

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Culinary Kitchen Math Calculations

January 28, 15 // Culinary Arts

Understanding, monitoring and managing yield, food costs and food cost percentages will help you learn the business end of the food industry. Math calculations...

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How May I Help You? Communication and Telephone Strategies

December 02, 14 // Culinary Arts

Communication is one of the most important skills in work and in life, and having these skills will enable you to work efficiently with...

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Count It Out! Change Makes Cents

In this digital and computer age, many cash registers or Point of Sales (POS) terminals display the change due to the customer. As a...

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Foundations of Safe Food: Purchasing, Receiving and Storage

November 12, 14 // Culinary Arts

Providing safe food in a restaurant begins well before you ever break out the knife and cutting board. Safe food starts with proper purchasing,...

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Be Our Guest! Customer Service Skills

October 24, 14 // Culinary Arts

The foodservice industry depends on customers and the success of the business depends on return customers. For this reason, quality customer service is...

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Where Shall We Eat? Culinary Dining Concepts

August 30, 14 // Culinary Arts

Where do you like to eat? Do you have a favorite restaurant? What type of venue is it? Exploring various dining concepts and types...

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Back to the Future – An Introduction to Sustainability in Food Service

Current trends in the food service industry support communities. Gaining awareness of the importance of sustainability practices will allow students to understand business policies...

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Global Cultures and International Cuisines

May 27, 14 // Culinary Arts

One of the most endearing parts of the Culinary Arts course is a notion that food is worth a lot more than what you...

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Get That Job! Résumés, Portfolios and Interview Skills

May 22, 14 // Culinary Arts

Are you ready for employment? Do you want to get a job? This lesson will introduce you to skills needed for today's job market...

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The Balancing Act: Managing a Career and Family

February 03, 14 // Culinary Arts

One of the challenges in life is balancing work, family, hobbies and other activities we like to do. The demands of a job...

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Current Trends in the Food Industry: Gluten-Free

January 31, 14 // Culinary Arts

Dietary needs differ from person to person; some are allergic to peanuts while others require a gluten free diet. Working in the culinary arts...

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What Would You Do? Ethics in Culinary Arts

June 18, 13 // Culinary Arts

Rarely does a day pass when the question of right or wrong doesn’t come into play. Although ethics are essential in all businesses, they...

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Careers in Culinary Arts: Connecting Skills, Techniques, and Employment

November 10, 12 // Culinary Arts

Dreaming of the future and your dream job in culinary arts is exciting, but at some point we have to plan for what we...

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Food Safety and Sanitation Guidelines- Culinary Arts

October 22, 12 // Culinary Arts

Safety and sanitation are a must in the culinary industry. Without the establishment and implementation of proper guidelines customers will not return and restaurants...

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Classroom Cupcake Wars Competition

April 04, 12 // Culinary Arts

Revised 5/10/2012 - Who likes cupcakes? Who likes a friendly competition? Combined you have the elements for an exciting educational Classroom Cupcake War! This...

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Famous Chefs and Entrepreneurs in the Food Service Industry (revised)

April 02, 12 // Culinary Arts

(revised 05/06/2015) Our interest in food, pastry and culinary arts has expanded. Proof of this is the number of new cable/television networks devoted to...

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Are You a Cook or a Culinarian?

January 26, 12 // Culinary Arts

How amazing would it be if there was a recipe that would make you a successful culinary professional? Basic ingredients might include: knowledge,...

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Recipe for Success: Breaking Down Standardized Recipes (revised)

January 11, 12 // Culinary Arts

(Revised 7/18/2015) Do you know the difference between a recipe and a standardized recipe? Standardized recipes are used in the foodservice industry to consistently...

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End of Course Project Options – Culinary Arts

January 10, 12 // Culinary Arts

This lesson will provide *End of Course Project Options* for students enrolled in Culinary Arts.

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