I History

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

A. Research famous chef B. Entrepreneurial influence C. Current trends

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


  • Culinary Essentials, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Division, 2002
  • Glencoe. (2010). Culinary essentials. Woodland Hills, California: McGraw Hill.
  • (2011). Foundations of restaurant management & culinary arts. (1 ed., Vol. 1). Boston: Prentice Hall.
  • Draz, J., & Koetke, C. (2010). The culinary professional. Tinley Park, Illinois: The Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc
  • Careers in Focus, Goodheart-Willcox, 2003
    Food Production, Management and Services Curriculum Caddy, CEV Multimedia, Ltd., 2004
  • American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences http://www.aafcs.org
  • America’s Career InfoNet http://www.acinet.org/acinet
  • American Dietetic Association http://www.eatright.org
  • American Diabetes Association http://www.diabetes.org
  • Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America http://www.fcclainc.org
  • Biography
    Though Julia Child was the original celebrity chef and cookbook personality, the boom in reality TV has led to a renewed interest in all the people who turn food into art.
  • Food Network
    The Food Network is committed to exploring new and different ways to approach food – through pop culture, competition, adventure, and travel – while also expanding its repertoire of technique-based information.
  • Julia Child’s Kitchen at the Smithsonian
    Julia Child shared the passions, philosophies, and products o fhtis kitchen in her home with family, friends, colleagues, and fans for 45 years.

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