I. History of the Food Service Industry

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Famous chefs B. Entrepreneurs who influenced food service C. Global cultures D. Food traditions

  • (10) The student understands the history of food service and the use of the professional kitchen.
    • (A) research famous chefs in history and note their major accomplishments
    • (C) summarize historical entrepreneurs who influenced food service in the United States
    • (B) identify global cultures and traditions related to food
    • (D) analyze how current trends in society affect the food service industry

Resources:

Related Lesson Plans for Classrooms

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

Introductory Lesson: Practicum in Culinary Arts

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

Read More

What Would You Do? Ethical Behavior Standards

It is essential to know the laws and regulations for the foodservice industry to be able to comply with the legal responsibilities. Making the...

Read More

Laws and Regulations in the Food Service Industry

October 29, 13 // Practicum in Culinary Arts

Laws and regulations in the food service industry affect workers every day. Knowing these laws and regulations helps employees and employers understand their...

Read More

Maximize Your Job Search with a Career Portfolio

What is an employment portfolio and how can it help you land a job in a human services career field? It is a job...

Read More

Iron Chef Classroom Challenge

December 18, 12 // Practicum in Culinary Arts

Now that you have learned the basics of culinary, it is time to bring skills, techniques, teamwork and time management together to compete in...

Read More

Food Safety and Sanitation Guidelines – Practicum in Culinary Arts

This course is preparing you to be "job ready," therefore we will be learning and following industry standards/food service regulations. Safety and Sanitation are...

Read More

Fruitful Discoveries

October 23, 12 // Practicum in Culinary Arts

As a food service industry professional, students will need to apply knowledge and skills of fruit identification, selection, storing, and preparation in a commercial...

Read More

Historical Culinary Trendsetters

September 28, 12 // Practicum in Culinary Arts

Through the introduction of food service history, students can identify how specific foods, cooking techniques, and industry information has evolved, and how trends can...

Read More