6 Culinary Continuing Education Courses to Try This Year

culinary continuing education courses

Are you a baker looking to bolster your bread making skills? Or perhaps you are an amateur behind the kitchen counter and you would like to learn more about preparing the perfect poultry? No matter your culinary skill level or area of interest, the University of West Alabama Online has an online continuing education course for you. It is a misconception that continuing education is just an extension of your basic math, science and literature. Through continuing education, you can learn practical life skills that can, in this case, help satiate your appetite for learning! Check out these six culinary continuing education courses to try this year.

Salads Green and Composed 3220

  • About: The online Green and Composed Salads Certification is designed for serious home cooks, aspiring bakers and chefs aiming to learn the fundamentals of salad making while focusing on various salad categories and dressings, the nutritional value of salads and determining the quality indicators of salad dressings. Students will work with an assigned professional chef mentor to learn how to prepare fresh salads.
  • Cost: $395
  • Dates offered: Start upon registration

 

Poultry: Cutting and Cooking 3207

  • About: Master poultry cutting and cooking at your own pace in this online course that will teach you about the composition of poultry, proper poultry preparation techniques, safety and sanitation practices for poultry and poultry cooking methods. Students will work with an assigned professional chef mentor to learn the ins and outs of poultry selection, cutting and preparation.
  • Cost: $395
  • Dates offered: Start upon registration

 

Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry Arts 3149

  • About: In this online course, students will learn classic methods and techniques involved in preparing baked goods including mixing methods and mixing’s effect on batters and doughs, interpreting baking formulas and percentages and the importance of accurate weighing and measuring when baking. Students will work with an assigned professional chef mentor to refine their baking and pastry skills.
  • Cost: $395
  • Dates offered: Start upon registration

 

Eggs, Dairy and Cheese 3134

  • About: Serious home cooks, aspiring bakers and chefs are invited to hone their eggs, dairy and cheese preparation skills in this online course. Learn about the composition of eggs and the major differences between grades, the nutritional value of eggs, dairy and cheese and how to use artisanal cheeses. Students will work with an assigned professional chef mentor to expertly incorporate eggs, dairy and cheese into their cooking repertoire.
  • Cost: $395
  • Dates offered: Start upon registration

 

Artisan and Quick Breads 3099

  • About: This course will focus on the preparation of artisan breads including mixing, fermenting, shaping, baking and storing. It will also explain the differences between various breads and illustrate how their preparation methods contrast. Students will work with an assigned professional chef mentor to sharpen their artisan and quick bread skills.
  • Cost: $395
  • Dates offered: Start upon registration

 

Wine Pairing and Tasting 3997

  • About: Take this course to learn how to pair certain types of wine with complementary dishes to enhance the dining experience. Wine Pairing and Tasting will also teach students about the art of wine tasting and equip them with a better understanding of how to use their senses intelligently observe and describe various qualities of wine.
  • Cost: $399
  • Dates offered: Start upon registration

Get going on your quest to become a culinary champion with one of these culinary continuing education courses available through UWA Online Continuing Education e-Learning! Registration for each of these courses ends Dec. 15, 2017. You do not have to be enrolled at the University of West Alabama to take an online continuing education course. All you need is an internet connection! Check out our entire collection of course offerings at www.uwa.edu/ce!

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