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With the construction of a multi-purpose food science lab in HCC’s newly-renovated Edgewood Hall, a variety of new food science and culinary art classes will be offered beginning this spring. Opportunities will be available to earn certificates in Research & Development, Processing, Restaurant/Hospitality, and more! A Food Science Advisory Board participated in the development of this program with partners from companies such as Gordon Food Service, Herr Foods, Citrus & Allied, Inc. and Klein’s Shoprite. Classes can be taken individually or as part of a certificate program. For more information, email training@harford.edu.

Professionalism in Food Science/Culinary Arts

  • April 11-May 2, 2017 (Tues., Thurs.), 9 AM-12 PM
  • Food Science Lab, Edgewood Hall, Harford Community College

To get a great job, it is essential to have polished professional skills. In this course, students will learn effective techniques for communicating with customers, coworkers, and supervisors in the Food Science and Culinary Arts Industries. General principles of communication will be explored including verbal interaction, listening skills, and conflict resolution. This course will also include job application fundamentals such as resume writing, interview skills, and screenings. Tuition: $195. Fee: $39. Course: 26054. Call 443-412-2440.

Food Science/Culinary Arts Math Skills

  • May 9-June 22, 2017 (Tues., Thurs.), 9 AM-12 PM
  • Food Science Lab, Edgewood Hall, Harford Community College

Not all math is the same, and there are some essential hands-on math skills for the Food Science and Culinary Arts industries. Students will learn baker’s percentages, measuring mass and volume, conversions and scaling. Learn how to double the size of a batch of cookies, and how to adjust ingredients to develop a better recipe. These are skills that employers are looking for and that will prepare students for employment in the Food Science and Culinary Arts industries. Tuition: $350. Fee: $49. Course: 26055. Call 443-412-2440.

Introduction to Nutrition

  • April 22-June 17, 2017 (Sat.), 9 AM-12 PM
  • Food Science Lab, Edgewood Hall, Harford Community College

Learn the basic principles of nutrition and the role of nutrition in the health and growth of individuals over their lifetime. Students will explore current nutrition recommendations for fat, fiber, vitamins and other major nutrients. Topics will include the role of nutrition in weight control as well as the social and cultural aspects of food. Other topics include dietary guidelines, nutrition policies, and product labeling.
Tuition: $250. Fee: $49. Course: 26056. Call 443-412-2440.

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