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Competition Fundamentals

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
CUL 285 1 4 0 3

CUL 110, CUL 110A, and CUL 140 or CUL 160




This course provides practical expertise in the planning, techniques, and procedures required for culinary competitions and exhibitions. Emphasis is placed on competition strategies including menu planning, teamwork, plate design, flavor profiles, recipe development, nutrition, advanced knife/culinary skills, professionalism and portfolio development. Upon completion, students should be able to apply exhibition/competition skills and standards in the competition arena and professional kitchen.

Credit by examination is not available for this course because of the nature of the course and in some cases safety requirements in the use of equipment. Any exceptions must be with the approval of the department chairperson.

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