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Food Studies

Foods class is about learning how to store your food safely and learning new cooking skills.  You will start with basic skills in Foods 10 and build on those skills in Foods 20 and 30. Through Foods 10, 20 and 30 we incorporate a variety of cooking techniques including baking breads and baked products, making basic sauces and soups, stir frying, deep frying, oven baked meals and so much more!

FOODS 10 (3 Credit)

In Foods 10 you learn basic cooking skills to set you up for success with cooking at home.  You can expect to cook about half of the time in class.  You learn about how to keep food safe to eat, basic knife skills, how to prepare basic foods and learn about basic food nutrition and how food fuels your body.  You will learn how to cook on a stove top, microwave and oven.  You will learn how to make  quick bread, cupcakes, cookies, muffins and more!  You learn basic cookie and cupcake decorating skills that you can later build on.  You also learn how to make yeast bread pizza dough, tacos at home, cream sauces and other quick everyday meals.

FOODS 20 (5 Credit)

In Foods 20 you expand on our knowledge from Foods 10 and learn more advanced food preparation techniques. You learn how to incorporate convenience foods into your meal planning to keep things easy to prepare at home.  You will learn to decorate a cake, make and decorate a foam cake, enjoy cream puffs and other more advanced desserts.  You will get to experience foods inspired by different cultures from all around the world and learn cooking techniques from other cultures.  You will enjoy learning how to make flat bread, loaves of bread and buns.  You can expect to cook about three quarters of the time during class.

FOODS 30 (5 Credit)

Foods 30 teaches you advanced cooking skills that you may not have tried before.  We learn to make delicious baked products like donuts, advanced cakes, bagels and complex bread products.  We also focus on learning about how to change and adjust flavors building on techniques learned in Foods 10 and 20.  You learn to make pasta, spring rolls and other delightful treats.  We also learn more about plating food and how to make our food look as wonderful as it tastes.  Students in Foods 30 can expect to cook more than three quarters of the time.

Students in Foods 30 can have the opportunity to build a program to your interests as well.  This approach means planning, creating and building a program for you. Students that choose to build a program, spend most of their time cooking in the kitchen and evaluating their products.

FASHION STUDIES 10 / 20 / 30 (3 Credits each)

Interested in fashion studies and learning to sew? Students have the ability to combine Food Studies and Fashion Studies based on their interest. You can learn basic sewing skills to make something simple or mend a garment. You can learn to quilt, cross stitch, knit or crochet. You can also explore the world of fashion design and sketching, creating your own garments and tailoring.

Fashion Studies is based on your interest to build a program that you want to complete!

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