HOS 240 Purchasing & Menu Planning

3 Credit Hours • 67.5 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Introduces the world of food service purchasing. The course initially provides the learner with an overview of the purchasing cycle and describes how to place and receive orders following procedures defined in the marketplace. The course describes the impact of innovative packaging processing on foods, describes the effect technology has on the present food service menu, and discusses concepts that impact the future.