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Overview

Program Description

Take a journey through the culinary delights of the world with the International Cuisine Program. Each course will take you to a different area of the world including India, Asia, Mexico, Italy and the Mediterranean. Through demonstrations, hands on practice and in class discussions, students will have the opportunity to explore multi-cultural cooking techniques, recipes, customs and traditions. Students will also gain the knowledge of how to prepare international food for the North American palate, and how to obtain international food products through local area resources. Each week students will focus on different recipes and will be able to take home all products prepared in class.

NOTE: To ensure that safe food handling practices are maintained in our kitchens closed toed, non-slip shoes will be required. Hats and Aprons will be provided during your first class. A list of required tools and knives will be provided on your receipt when registering.

Courses

Program Requirements

Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
  Expected Availability
  Credits Fall Winter Summer
Slice, Dice, ChopFDMG-1079 1 Yes Yes
Learn the fundamentals of knife handling and safety. In this course, students will learn to handle, care for and use knives more confidently while focusing on safety and accuracy and creating tasty dishes to take home. Students will explore traditional cutting techniques and apply these skills to a wide variety of vegetables, fruits and meat products. NOTE: To ensure that safe food handling practices are maintained in our kitchens closed toed, non-slip shoes will be required. Pants must be either a black slack style or culinary pant. No jeans, work out pants, or yoga pants are permitted. Hats, Aprons, and Course Manual, will be provided during your first class. All necessary knives and small wares are provided for you, however, upon registration, a list will be provided via email for anyone who wishes to maintain their own kits.
La Cucina ItalianaFDMG-1083 1 Yes Yes
Students will explore the rustic yet refined Culinary traditions of the many regions of Italy. They will create hearty, rich and authentic dishes based on a traditional 6 course Italian dinner. There will be a focus on classic cooking techniques and ongoing development of an appreciation for simplicity and quality ingredients. Come home to La Cucina Italiana! NOTE: To ensure that safe food handling practices are maintained in our kitchens closed toed, non-slip shoes will be required. Pants must be either a black slack style or culinary pant. No jeans, work out pants, or yoga pants are permitted. Hats, Aprons, and Course Manual, will be provided during your first class. All necessary knives and small wares are provided for you, however, upon registration, a list will be provided via email for anyone who wishes to maintain their own kits.
Cook MexicoFDMG-1084 1 Yes Yes
Learn to prepare authentic dishes from the Mediterranean regions of Greece, Spain and Morocco. Explore the cuisines that have developed over centuries and are distinguished from each other by their flavours, textures, aromas and techniques. NOTE: To ensure that safe food handling practices are maintained in our kitchens closed toed, non-slip shoes will be required. Pants must be either a black slack style or culinary pant. No jeans, work out pants, or yoga pants are permitted. Hats, Aprons, and Course Manual, will be provided during your first class. All necessary knives and small wares are provided for you, however, upon registration, a list will be provided via email for anyone who wishes to maintain their own kits.
Tour of the MediterraneanFDMG-1085 1 Yes Yes
Learn to prepare authentic dishes from the Mediterranean regions of Greece, Spain and Morocco. Explore the cuisines that have developed over centuries and are distinguished from each other by their flavours, textures, aromas and techniques. NOTE: To ensure that safe food handling practices are maintained in our kitchens closed toed, non-slip shoes will be required. Pants must be either a black slack style or culinary pant. No jeans, work out pants, or yoga pants are permitted. Hats, Aprons, and Course Manual, will be provided during your first class. All necessary knives and small wares are provided for you, however, upon registration, a list will be provided via email for anyone who wishes to maintain their own kits.
The Indian Spice TrailFDMG-1086 1 Yes Yes
Develop your knowledge to prepare a variety of regional dishes from one of the world's great culinary cultures. Acquire the skills you need to balance and blend a variety of spices and flavours to create traditional and rustic Indian dishes such as onion bahjias, exotic vegetarian cuisine and meat curries. NOTE: To ensure that safe food handling practices are maintained in our kitchens closed toed, non-slip shoes will be required. Pants must be either a black slack style or culinary pant. No jeans, work out pants, or yoga pants are permitted. Hats, Aprons, and Course Manual, will be provided during your first class. All necessary knives and small wares are provided for you, however, upon registration, a list will be provided via email for anyone who wishes to maintain their own kits.
Taste of AsiaFDMG-1087 1 Yes Yes
Take a journey through the culinary delights of Thailand, China and Japan. Learn to create dishes that are deeply rooted in the traditional ingredients and balance of flavours. Create a variety of classic dishes such as pad Thai, Chinese dumplings and sushi. NOTE: To ensure that safe food handling practices are maintained in our kitchens closed toed, non-slip shoes will be required. Pants must be either a black slack style or culinary pant. No jeans, work out pants, or yoga pants are permitted. Hats, Aprons, and Course Manual, will be provided during your first class. All necessary knives and small wares are provided for you, however, upon registration, a list will be provided via email for anyone who wishes to maintain their own kits.
 
Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 2 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program
 

Program Details

More details

Program Details

Program Code
ICN1
Delivery
In Class
Part-Time
Topic Area
Culinary and Hospitality
Credential
Declaration of Academic Achievement

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