Culinary Arts

Cook Training-Culinary Arts

Courses

COOK 100T Orientation and Evaluation

Theory and practice of basic professional-level safety, fundamentals of cooking, culinary terminology, knife skills, and WHMIS. COOK 100T was formerly called COOK 112T; credit will not be granted for both courses. (0:0:25 for 4 weeks)

Prerequisite: Admission to the program.

COOK 102T Breakfast and Meat Cutting - Theory & Practical

Students gain valuable experience on a breakfast line. Emphasis is on cooking eggs, omelettes, and all western style breakfast items. Students are introduced to basic meat, poultry, and fish processing. (5:0:20 for 5 weeks)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of COOK 100T.

COOK 104T Garde-Manger, Vegetables and Starches 1 - Theory & Practical

Theory and practice of preparing vegetables, fruits, starches, salads and sandwiches. Daily menu changes promote variety in cooking vegetables, grains, potatoes and pastas. Salads and dressings are made and displayed in the salad bar and a variety of sandwiches are made to order. (5:0:20 for 5 weeks)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of COOK 100T.

COOK 106T Pastries and Desserts 2 - Theory & Practical

An opportunity to learn to prepare pastry and dessert items that are served on a menu. This includes a range of menu items from breads to decorated cakes. Students learn the art of presenting memorable desserts. (5:0:20 for 2 weeks)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of PC1 or permission of Program Chair.

COOK 108T Stocks, Soups, Protein Cookery 1 - Theory & Practical

Learn the fundamental elements of cooking in the "hot side" of the kitchen, from classical methods to new culinary techniques. Stocks and soups are prepared, garnished and served. Meat, poultry and fish are cooked using dry and moist heat method, then served with accompanying sauces and garnishes. (5:0:20 for 5 weeks)

Prerequisite: Admission to the program.

COOK 110T Meat Cutting 2

Meat cutting course of advanced study in which Level 2 students process whole carcasses of lamb, pork veal, prime poultry such as duck, specialty fish and shellfish. (5:0:20 for 2 weeks)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of PC1 or permission from Program Chair.

COOK 112T A la Carte 1 - Theory & Practical

Theory and practice of made to order cooking, menu planning and costing, and principles of building menus, inventory, understanding and planning recipe structure, and the study of culinary terms. COOK 112T was formerly called COOK 100T; credit will not be granted for both courses. (5:0:20 for 4 weeks)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of COOK 100T.

COOK 113T Soups, Sauces, Protein Cookery 2 - Theory & Practical

In a lab environment, students will process and cook lamb from carcass to plate, prime poultry such as duck and quail and specialty fish and shellfish with their appropriate sauces and garnishes. They will also prepare specialty soups, including consommé and bisque. (5:0:20 for 2 weeks)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of PC1 or permission from Program Chair.

COOK 115T A la Carte 2 - Theory & Practical

Practice of "a la carte" cooking in a fine dining restaurant. Cookery and plating of appetizers, desserts, proteins, side-dishes, sauces and garnishes. Students will cook poultry, duck, specialty fish, shellfish with sauces and garnishes. Preparation of soups, including consomme and bisque. Theory includes menu planning and principles of building and costing menus, fine dining and study of culinary terms. COOK 115T was formerly called COOK 115T; credit will not be granted for both courses. (5:0:20 for 5 weeks)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of PC1 or permission from Program Chair.

COOK 117T Garde-Manger, Vegetables and Starches 2 - Theory & Practical

This course places emphasis on advanced vegetable and starch training. Fresh pasta, vegetarian entrees, hors d'oeuvres and composed salads are all samplings of the foods prepared in this course. (5:0:20 for 5 weeks)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of PC1 or permission from Program Chair.

COOK 119T Pastries and Desserts 1 - Theory & Practical

An overview of baking and pastry principles and ingredients used by restaurants and hotels. This includes quick breads, pies, desserts and cookies. Students will also be introduced to yeasted items, cakes and plated desserts and garnishes. (5:0:20 for 5 weeks)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of COOK 100T.

COOK 121 Preparation for Co-operative Education Placement I

A preparation for the first industry co-operative education experience through practical training in areas such as resume writing and interview skills. COOK 121 was formerly called COOK 121T; credit will not be granted for both courses. Credit will only be granted for one of HOSP 101 or COOK 121. (0:1:0 for 12 weeks)

Prerequisite: Admission to the program.

COOK 122 Co-operative Education Placement I

An opportunity for supervised industry experience. Students maintain a diary of experiences, complete assignments and prepare reports as required. Students are monitored by VIU personnel and evaluated by employers. COOK 122 was formerly called COOK 122T; credit will not be granted for both courses. Credit will only be granted for one of HOSP 102 or COOK 122. (0:0:0 for 10 weeks)

Prerequisite: Admission to the program.

COOK 201 Cook - Apprentice - Level 1

This course covers all practical and theory components of Level 1 technical training. (10:0:20 for 6 weeks)

Prerequisite: Must be a registered apprentice or meet provincial requirements for apprenticeship (have an Apprenticeship ID number).

COOK 201U CULINARY ARTS UPGRADERS

This is general upgrading as requested by the applicant. The topic they wish to upgrade will be part of the current curriculum. (28:0:0 for 1 weeks)

Prerequisite: Must be a journeyperson or be working towards a journeyperson ticket.

COOK 202 Cook - Apprentice - Level 2

This course covers all practical and theory components of Level 2 Technical Training. (10:0:20 for 6 weeks)

Prerequisite: Must be a registered apprentice or meet provincial requirements for apprenticeship (have an Apprenticeship ID number).

COOK 202U CULINARY ARTS UPGRADERS

This is general upgrading as requested by the applicant. The topic they wish to upgrade will be part of the current curriculum. (30:0:0 for 6 weeks)

Prerequisite: Must be a journeyperson or be working towards a journeyperson ticket.

COOK 203 Cook - Apprentice - Level 3

This course covers all practical and theory components of Level 3 technical training. (10:0:20 for 6 weeks)

Prerequisite: Must be a registered apprentice or meet provincial requirements for apprenticeship (have an Apprenticeship ID number).

COOK 203U CULINARY ARTS UPGRADERS

This is general upgrading as requested by the applicant. The topic they wish to upgrade will be part of the current curriculum. (30:0:0 for 6 weeks)

Prerequisite: Must be a journeyperson or be working towards a journeyperson ticket.

COOK 204U CULINARY ARTS UPGRADERS

This is general upgrading as requested by the applicant. The topic they wish to upgrade will be part of the current curriculum. (30:0:0 for 6 weeks)

Prerequisite: Must be a journeyperson or be working towards a journeyperson ticket.

COOK 221 Preparation for Co-operative Education Placement II

An opportunity to develop advanced job preparation skills, including strategies for seeking on-going employment after graduation. (1:0:0 for 10 weeks)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all first year courses.

COOK 222 Co-operative Education Placement II

A continuation of COOK 122. (0:0:0 for 10 weeks)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Culinary Arts Diploma program.

COOK 224T Advanced Culinary Training I

This course delivers similar training as the level 3 or PC3 apprenticeship technical training. Students prepare all aspects of cooking in a lab, restaurant and banquet setting. The course focuses on seasonal local cuisine and is featured in various on- and off-campus functions. (0:0:7)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of PC1 and PC2, or permission of Program Chair.

COOK 226T Advanced Pastry

Includes the fundamentals of pastry, chocolate work, sugar work, sculptural show pieces, plated desserts and artisan bread making. Students will develop pastry skills to enable them to apply the knowledge to their kitchen environment. (0:0:7)

Prerequisite: Successful admission into second-year of the Culinary Arts Diploma.

COOK 228T Advanced Culinary Training II

This course continues from COOK 224T with a focus on the spring season. Includes visit and cooking shellfish at Deep Bay Field Station. Regional and ethnic styles of cuisine are featured with a banquet or dining room format. Students who have enough work based training hours logged with the ITA will have the opportunity to write their PC3 Red Seal exam. (0:0:7)

Prerequisite: Successful admission into second-year of the Culinary Arts Diploma and COOK 224T.

MENU
CLOSE X