Foods and Nutrition I

    Course Description

    This course examines the nutritional needs of the individual. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of diet to health, kitchen and meal management, food preparation and sustainability for a global society, time and resource management. Skills in science, reading, and mathematics literacy are reinforced in this course.

    Course Outline

    Unit A – Food Preparation, Processes and Methods

    ·      Understand methods for safety, sanitation, processes and          conserving resources        

    ·      Understand methods for food preparation

    Unit B - Food Choices, Health, Resources, and Meal Preparation

    ·      Understand the principles of etiquette for meal service

    ·      Understand the relationship between food choices and health

    ·      Understand food choices

    ·      Apply methods for meal planning and preparation