CUA 129 Center of the Plate

4 Credit Hours • 90 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Prerequisite: CUA 100, CUA 101, CUA 125

Enables the student to plan and prepare a variety of complete meals in a commercial kitchen, focusing on center of the plate entrees including meat, poultry, seafood and vegetarian items. Meat, poultry and seafood handling and preparation, including basic forms and cuts, principles used for selecting products and appropriate cooking methods are emphasized. Vegetarian entrees are also covered, including methods for preparation and cooking of various types of potatoes, rice, legumes, pastas, casseroles and grain products with special attention given to complimentary proteins.