Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Meat Identification, Fabrication and Utilization

Author: Culinary Institute of America,Thomas Schneller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428319948

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Meat Identification, Fabrication, and Utilization is the definitive guide to purchasing and fabricating meat cuts for professional chefs, foodservice personnel, culinarians, and food enthusiasts. Part of the CIA’s new Kitchen Pro Series focusing on kitchen preparation skills, this user-friendly, full-color resource provides practical information on fabricating beef, pork, veal, lamb, game, and exotic meats. Helpful storage information, basic preparation methods for each cut, and recipes are included to give professional and home chefs everything they need to know to produce well-primed cuts of meat. For anyone who believes that butchery is a lost art, The Culinary Institute of America’s Chef Thomas Schneller counters that notion by providing a close examination and explanation of the craft in this clear and concise book. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Purchasing

Author: Thomas Schneller,Brad Matthews,Culinary Institute of America

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428319883

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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The KITCHENPRO SERIES: GUIDE TO PURCHASING, 1st edition is the sixth text in the series. By combining real-life situations in food industry purchasing and adding in candid explanations of situations that have been encountered through many years in the food industry, Chef Thomas Schneller along with Brad Matthews have written a text specific to procurement in the food industry. Their vast knowledge of this field gained from years of experience make this text detailed not only in buying ingredients but also on the procurement of equipment as well as finding, identifying and assessing the proper vendor. The text will answer questions about establishing and maintaining vendor relationships, ethical considerations, and enables the buyer to make decisions accurately Since the food industry is full of trends that change frequently, GUIDE TO PURCHASING will help the buyer to understand the importance of trends and how to make the right decision in ordering ingredients by writing product specifications for food service vendors. GUIDE TO PURCHASING is more than a reference tool and a guide for those in the field it but is written in an engaging style so that the reader will learn a variety of purchasing options and product specifications. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Fish and Seafood Identification, Fabrication and Utilization

Author: Culinary Institute of America,Mark Ainsworth

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435400364

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 8677

Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Fish and Seafood Identification, Fabrication, and Utilization is the definitive guide to purchasing and fabricating fish and shellfish for professional chefs, foodservice personnel, culinarians, and food enthusiasts. Part of the CIA’s new Kitchen Pro Series focusing on kitchen preparation skills, this invaluable resource features helpful storage information, basic preparation methods, and recipes that will allow professional and home chefs to fabricate well-prepared fish and seafood. Throughout this lavishly illustrated text, The Culinary Institute of America’s Chef Mark Ainsworth offers readers a satisfying alternative to meat by educating them about how to purchase and prepare healthy and delicious fish and seafood dishes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Poultry Identification, Fabrication and Utilization

Author: Thomas Schneller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435400380

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 7158

The Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Poultry Identification, Fabrication and Utilization is the definitive manual on purchasing and fabricating poultry products. Designed for chefs, foodservice managers, purchasing agents, culinary students and instructors, custom shop operators, and food enthusiasts, Additional features include storage information, basic preparation methods for each type of poultry product, and recipes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Fish and Seafood Identification, Fabrication and Utilization

Author: Culinary Institute of America,Mark Ainsworth

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111781230

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Fish and Seafood Identification, Fabrication, and Utilization is the definitive guide to purchasing and fabricating fish and shellfish for professional chefs, foodservice personnel, culinarians, and food enthusiasts. Part of the CIA's new Kitchen Pro Series focusing on kitchen preparation skills, this invaluable resource features helpful storage information, basic preparation methods, and recipes that will allow professional and home chefs to fabricate well-prepared fish and seafood. Throughout this lavishly illustrated text, The Culinary Institute of America's Chef Mark Ainsworth offers readers a satisfying alternative to meat by educating them about how to purchase and prepare healthy and delicious fish and seafood dishes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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International Cuisine

Author: Jeremy MacVeigh

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111799709

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 557

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International Cuisine not only provides recipes for all the major cuisines of the world, but also explains how these cuisines developed, regional differences, and the culinary terminology used in each. This text fills the gap between the foundations laid by the introductory textbooks and reality in today's diverse kitchens. Organized in a clear format with photos that takes an easy to follow approach for students, and allows instructors to cover all cuisines in depth even if they are unfamiliar. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Charcuterie: Sausages, Pates and Accompaniments

Author: Fritz Sonnenschmidt

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428319913

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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CHARCUTERIE: SAUSAGES, PATES AND ACCOMPANIMENTS teaches readers how to prepare sausages, pates and other cooked processed foods. These skills are invaluable to a culinarian, as they constantly come into play while in the kitchen. This product is a useful guide for someone working in Charcuterie, but may also be used as a reference book for Garde Manger procedures. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Cheese Identification, Classification, and Utilization

Author: Culinary Institute of America,John Fischer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111781338

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Cheeses Identification, Classification, and Utilization is the definitive guide to purchasing and utilizing cheese for professional chefs, foodservice personnel, culinarians, and food enthusiasts. Part of the CIA's new Kitchen Pro Series focusing on kitchen preparation skills, this user-friendly, full-color resource discusses the basic history of cheese, its manufacture, and its incorporation into different cuisines across the dining spectrum. Product identification, availability, storage, flavor and development are all described in detail in this invaluable introduction to the world of cheese! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Foundations of Cost Control

Author: Daniel Traster

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133073394

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Cost Control: A Fundamental Approach will inspire you to learn cost control as an essential skill for any future chef or foodservice manager. The text begins by helping you master key culinary math basics, making subsequent cost control equations easier to understand and compute. Balancing real-world industry challenges with cost control theory, the text covers topics such as recipe costing and sales price determination, purchasing and storeroom control, labor control, revenue management, and income statements and budgeting. Throughout the text, author Daniel Traster encourages you to think critically about the material, promoting a deeper understanding of cost control.
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Catering

A Guide to Managing a Successful Business Operation

Author: Bruce Mattel,The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118137973

Category: Cooking

Page: 368

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Catering: A Guide to Managing a Successful Business Operation, Second Edition provides the reader with the tools to fully understand the challenges and benefits of running a successful catering business. Catering was written as an easy-to-follow guide using a simple step-by-step format and provides comprehensive coverage of all types of catering. This is a significant contrast to other texts which are geared to a specific segment of catering such as on-premise, off-premise, or corporate dining. The graduate who decides to enter into catering will be charged with providing the “restaurant” experience to their clients and optimizing profits for their employer. Catering will assist them in achieving these goals.
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The Book of Yields

Accuracy in Food Costing and Purchasing

Author: Francis T. Lynch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471745901

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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For years, The Book of Yields has been and indispensable tool for professional chefs, culinary educators, and culinary students, helping them accurately calculate recipe costs and easily make purchases based on recipe requirements. The Book of Yields Seventh Edition CD-ROM contains pricing, yield, and equivalency for the more than 1,500 ingredients included in the book, plus it allows users to efficiently and easily: Look up yield data for foods. Find purchase requirements for a serving. Create new recipes. Add new ingredients. Calculate ingredient or recipe costs. Look up cost data for foods. Create shopping lists. This culinary software can be used on its own or to complement The Book of Yields Seventh Edition. The Book of Yields CD-ROM can also be used as part of a food and beverage cost control, purchasing, or menu design class.
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The Professional Chef

Author: Culinary Institute of America

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470421355

Category: Cooking

Page: 1212

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The Professional Chef is among the best-selling titles in Wiley's cooking program and represents the cornerstone book in our publishing partnership with the CIA. This is a multi-million-dollar project with high visibility, high impact, and broad opportunities. Once again, we will completely reorganize this book to reflect the way that people cook in the kitchen today, with the best of foods and flavors from around the world. The book reviews ingredients, equipment, and skills of the professional chef. It then explores the techniques for the full range of food items: vegetables, potatoes, grains, legumes, pasta, meats, fish and seafood, poultry, eggs, fruits, soups, sauces, quickbreads and cakes, yeast breads, doughs and crusts, cookies, custards, creams and frozen desserts, and chocolates and confections. With a good understanding of techniques, the reader will then learn plating techniques for salads, sandwiches, hors d' oeuvres, appetizers, entrees, and desserts. In this new edition, information on global cuisines will be intergrated throughout the chapters and recipes, to reflect the increasing globalization of cooking. The revision will also include an all-new chapter on Plated Desserts, including information on composing successful desserts and planning a restaurant dessert menu, as well as recipes for impressive multi-component plated desserts, and will cover topics of growing importance such as sous vide cooking, seasonality, and sustainability. The new edition features a new user-friendly design and structure, guiding readers through the basic principles behind each technique at a glance, and then providing more in-depth information along with step-by-step photography. Complete with hundreds of recipes and four-color photographs throughout, this is the essential reference for any aspiring chef, culinary student, or cooking enthusiast.
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A Taste for Writing: Composition for Culinarians

Author: Vivian C. Cadbury

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305176391

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 648

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A TASTE FOR WRITING: COMPOSITION FOR CULINARIANS, Second Edition is the ideal resource to help culinary arts students and professionals master key grammar principles and writing practices while learning to express themselves as confidently on the page as they do in the kitchen. The author's signature writing style is engaging and accessible. Drawing on the language of food and cooking, she explains even the most difficult topics in a way sure to spark students' interest and encourage mastery of the material. Key concepts are brought to life through the analysis of student and professional writing samples, as well as the use of vivid examples from the food industry and popular culture. A variety of exercises leads students through all phases of the writing process, from the creative right-brain activities of generating ideas and writing a first draft to the analytical left-brain skills required for effective revision and editing. Although created specifically for culinary arts students and professionals, this one-of-a-kind book can be used by all readers to develop their skills in - and taste for - writing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Meat Buyers Guide

Beef, Lamb, Veal, Pork, and Poultry

Author: NAMP North American Meat Processors Association

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470076577

Category: Cooking

Page: 336

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The New Professional Chef

Author: Culinary Institute of America

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Quanity cookery

Page: 1190

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The new edition of this superb reference contains additional information on such management issues as cost control, waste control, inventory, and pricing strategies, and covers such new topics as environmental impact and professional behavior. New chapters feature vegetarian recipes, international cuisine, and sandwiches. 1,400 color photos.
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The Professional Chef's Techniques of Healthy Cooking

Author: Mary Deirdre Donovan,Craig Claiborne,Culinary Institute of America,L. Timothy Ryan

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company

ISBN: 9780442025557

Category: Nutrition

Page: 614

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Includes color illustrations of USDA Food Guide Pyramid, Mediterranean Food Pyramid and Vegetarian Pyramid.
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Cooking from the Heart

The Hmong Kitchen in America

Author: Sami Scripter,Sheng Yang

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 1452914516

Category: Cooking

Page: 276

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Simple, earthy, fiery, and fresh, Hmong food is an exciting but still little-known South Asian cuisine. In traditional Hmong culture, dishes are created and replicated not by exact measurements but by taste and experimentationfor every Hmong recipe, there are as many variations as there are Hmong cooksand often served to large, communal groups. Sami Scripter and Sheng Yang have gathered more than 100 recipes, illustrated them with color photos of completed dishes, and provided descriptions of unusual ingredients and cooking techniques.
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Welcome to Hospitality: An Introduction

Author: Kaye (Kye-Sung) Chon,Thomas Maier

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428321489

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

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Welcome to Hospitality: An Introduction provides a detailed description of the many facets of the Hospitality and Tourism sector, including tours and travel, hotels, restaurants, culinary, casino operations, cruises, and the recreation and leisure industries. Personal profiles of industry leaders highlight the wide range of career opportunities available in the field. The authors discuss the Hospitality and Tourism industry’s evolution toward increased internationalization and integration. Industry Insight vignettes offer a behind-the-scenes view of real-life job tasks and career success stories. Each chapter features practical case study scenarios, including business and social attitude comparatives, advertising and marketing messaging, financial modeling, and competitive analysis formulation. New To This Edition: Expanded coverage of industry career opportunities, a comprehensive new chapter on the Gaming Industry, and expanded coverage of Events Management. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Foundations of Menu Planning

Author: Daniel Traster

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134490088

Category: Cooking

Page: 384

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. How to create a menu from start to finish! Foundations of Menu Planning guides readers through the menu planning process in the same order in which a professional menu planner conducts the process. Menus are marketing mechanisms, cost control tools, and critical communication devices for successful food service operations. Beginning with identifying and defining a target market, the book progresses through understanding various menu styles, creating beverage menus, costing recipes, determining menu prices, and analyzing and engineering an existing menu. A unique chapter on unwritten menus, a capstone project for creating an original menu, and a concluding look at the menu-first approach to building a successful foodservice operation reinforce the book’s reputation as the most comprehensive resource of its kind on the market. The Second Edition incorporates a wide range of new information including: strategies for incorporating nutrition into menus based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 and shifts in menu pricing strategies from the traditional table d’hote to the more contemporary prix fixe with supplemental charges. Also included are trends in menu planning, from small plates and signature cocktails, to online menu design and layout and menu engineering to maximize profitability.
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The Complete Meat Cookbook

A Juicy and Authoritative Guide to Selecting, Seasoning, and Cooking Today's Beef, Pork, Lamb, and Veal

Author: Bruce Aidells,Denis Kelly

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547347608

Category: Cooking

Page: 592

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“Grass-fed.” “Organic.” “Natural.” “Pastured.” “Raised Without Antibiotics.” “Heirloom Breed.” Meat has never been better, but the vast array of labels at today’s meat counter can overwhelm even the savviest shopper. Which are worth the price? Which are meaningless? Bruce Aidells, America’s foremost meat expert and the founder of Aidells Sausage Company, makes sense of the confusion and helps you choose the best steaks, chops, roasts, and ribs and match them to the right preparation method. The definitive book for our time, The Great Meat Cookbook includes • hundreds of extraordinary recipes, from such “Great Meat Dishes of the World” as Whole Beef Fillet Stuffed with Prosciutto and Parmigiano-Reggiano to economical dishes that use small amounts of meat, like Thai Pork Salad, to American classics like Steak House Grilled Rib Eye • handy recipe tags like “Fit for Company,” “In a Hurry,” and “Great Leftovers” that help you match each dish to the occasion • at-a-glance guides to all the major cuts, with a full-color photo of each • recipes for handcrafted sausages, pâtés, confits, and hams • recipes for newly popular meats like bison, goat, heirloom pork, and grass-fed beef, veal, and lamb • recipes for underappreciated parts that make delicious dishes without breaking the bank With straight talk and an affable voice, Aidells provides every single bit of information you need to get comfortable in the kitchen, from which thermometers are the most reliable, to instructions for thawing frozen meat from the farmers’ market, to tips that will make you a grill and barbecue pro.
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