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Course Description

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Culinary Arts - CUL 102

Culinary Sanitation

2 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course introduces the theory and practice of sanitation and safety and their relationship to the hospitality industry. Topics include the study of food-borne illnesses and safety: biological, chemical and physical hazards, cross-contamination, personal hygiene, sanitation, safety regulations and the use and care of equipment. Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines and standards, as they apply to the hospitality industry, will be introduced. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be prepared to take the National Restaurant Association ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification exam.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Examine food borne illnesses, including their symptoms and causes.
  • Characterize factors affecting the growth and development of microbial pathogens causing foodborne illness (e.g. nutrient availability, acidity, time, temperature, oxygen and moisture).
  • Evaluate types of cleaning and sanitizing techniques, procedures, solutions and equipment.
  • Assess sanitary, biological, chemical and physical hazards resulting from preparation, service, receiving, storage, cooling, reheating and holding practices in a foodservice environment.
  • Summarize proper personal hygiene practices.
  • Outline management's responsibilities in a foodservice establishment.
  • Explain the development and implementation of an integrated pest management program.
  • Determine the elements of a safe working environment taking equipment specifications into account.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2022; CULINARY ARTS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 01/10/2022

 102112702Culinary SanitationONL2Musto S3/31/0Open$12.00 
 102113735Culinary SanitationMC2Musto S6/24/0Open$42.00S  08:00 AM-12:15 PM VT405

Winter; 2022; CULINARY ARTS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/14/2022

 102112715Culinary SanitationONL2Misiak C30/31/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday