Culinary Procurement and Cost Control Certificate of Completion

This program studies the basic principles of purchasing food and beverages, as well as nonfood items, with particular attention to product identification and to the ordering, receiving, storing, and issuing sequence.  Topics covered include:  market distribution systems; market forces; purchasing overview and specifications; the optimal amount, payment policy, and supplier; the mechanics of purchasing; convenience foods; nonfood expense items; furniture, fixtures and equipment; fresh produce; eggs and dairy products; poultry; fish and shellfish; meat and beverages.

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
CART 350AFood Procurement0
CART 350BFood Cost Control0