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Culinary Creation: An Introduction to Foodservice and World Cuisine / Edition 1

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Overview

The book seeks not to present a detailed history and discussion, but instead is intended to provide the student with an appreciation of the idea that all cuisines of the world have something unique to offer to a menu. The author strongly believes that foods of other nations (and even other areas of the United States) are too often given short shrift by culture-bound students and chefs, and that every attempt should be made to open their minds to the unlimited possibilities available. The word “foodism” is introduced to refer to biases against foods outside your culture.

The book seeks not to present a detailed history and discussion, but instead is intended to provide the student with an appreciation of the idea that all cuisines of the world have something unique to offer to a menu. The author strongly believes that foods of other nations (and even other areas of the United States) are too often given short shrift by culture-bound students and chefs, and that every attempt should be made to open their minds to the unlimited possibilities available. The word "foodism" is introduced to refer to biases against foods outside your culture.

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Meet the Author

Chef James L. Morgan is Cordon Bleu-trained chef with teaching experience from Arizona State University and the Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University. His culinary expertise results from experience as a chef, food stylist (credits include “Bobby Flay’s FoodNation”), and as a chef competitor on PBS’s “Masterchef USA”. He edited NAU’s A Host of Opportunities, The Encyclopedia of Cajun and Creole Cuisine, and Selling Hospitality: A Situational Approach. He ghost-wrote a memoir of his father’s experience on the Columbus, Ohio police department. He has lectured on alternative culinary careers, Native American cuisine, and publishing. He is certified in ServSafe protocols and Professional Management Development by the National Restaurant Association and is a member of the American Culinary Federation, the Slow Food Society, and is past vice president of the Escoffier Honor Society.

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Table of Contents

1: Overview of World Food and Foodservice
2: Keeping Your Customers and Employees Safe
3: Your Tools
4: Introduction to Culinary Techniques and Principles
5: Planning and Documenting Your Culinary Creations
6: The World of Stocks, Sauces, and Soups
7: Finger Foods: Appetizers and Sandwiches
8: Creating Salads
9: Creating with Meats
10: Creating with Poultry
11: Creating with Seafood
12: Creating with Vegetables
13: Creating with Dairy Products and Eggs
14: Basic Baking Principles

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