Family and Consumer Science
Garnet Valley High School
Instructor: Mrs. Susan Mrusko
Telephone: (610) 579-7489
Credit hours: .05 per semester
Course Descripton: We celebrate the cuisines from around the globe by providing Hands-on-cooking that features traditional and gourmet international dishes. We offer class participants the opportunities to immerse themselves in the tradition and folklore of different cultures.
Course Objectives: Students will be able to:
Identify unique and common characteristics of cultural food habits for various cultures.
Describe food choices available in various regions of the world.
Demonstrate food preparation skills utilizing key aspects of cultural food patterns.
Appreciate some of the foods avalable in different world regions.
Reinforce basic skills, including math, reading and science.
Course Expectations: Class activities will include lecture, demonstrations, video, discussion, hands-on labs, computer assignments. Students are expected to keep a notebook that should hold lecture notes, worksheets, handouts, assignments and any returned quizzes or tests.
There is a $15.00 lab fee due _____________
1. Introduction to Kitchen and lab equipment safety
2. Food safety and Sanitation
Middle Eastern and African Cuisine
Iran, Iraq and Saudia Arabia
Latin American Cooking
South American Cuisine
Evaluation Process/Student Responsibilities
Students will be evaluated on class and food lab participation, completion of assigned projects, quizzes, and examinations. In the event a student misses a food lab, there is a make-up assignment due within one week. Quizzes, Tests, Exams, missed due to illness are to be made up within one week. It is the responsibility of the student to consult the teacher for any make-up. Any unexcused missed assignments or tests will result in grade deduction.
Last two days of the month we clean the kitchen from top to bottom!
Grade will consist of:
Food Lab participation