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Food, Cuisine, And Cultural Competency For Culinary, Hospitality, And Nutrition Professionals
     

Food, Cuisine, And Cultural Competency For Culinary, Hospitality, And Nutrition Professionals

by Sari Edelstein
 

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ISBN-10: 0763759651

ISBN-13: 2900763759659

Pub. Date: 04/01/2010

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Food, Cuisine, and Cultural Competency for Culinary, Hospitality, and Nutrition Professionals comprehensively covers unique food traditions as they apply to health. The text explores the critical importance of cultural sensitivity and competency in today's work setting, addresses health literacy issues of diverse client bases, and helps readers identify customer

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Food, Cuisine, and Cultural Competency for Culinary, Hospitality, and Nutrition Professionals comprehensively covers unique food traditions as they apply to health. The text explores the critical importance of cultural sensitivity and competency in today's work setting, addresses health literacy issues of diverse client bases, and helps readers identify customer communication techniques that enable professionals to establish trust with clients of ethnicity not their own. Written and peer reviewed by experts in the culture discussed, each chapter in this groundbreaking text covers a distinct region or culture and discusses the various contexts that contribute to nutrition and health: lifestyles, eating patterns, ethnic foods, menu planning, communication (verbal and non-verbal), and more. This book is consistent with The American Dietetic Association’s Cultural Competence Strategic Plan.

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ISBN-13:
2900763759659
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
614

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