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Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Dietetics

Food Purchasing and Cost Controls

Course Code: HCD-206

Course Description : Principles and management of cost control systems for planning, controlling and analyzing costs related to food, labor, and other expenses in food service operations. Complemented by the principles and theories of food procurement, including management, safety and ethical considerations in the procurement process. Within the lab component of the course, students will demonstrate competence in food purchasing and cost controls of a foodservice operation by preparing records necessary for sound financial operations in foodservice, including purchase orders for all major food categories and the development of food cost reports. Students will be eligible to site for the industry certification exam.

Department Description : Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Dietetics

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 2.0
  • Lab Hours: 2.0
  • Studio Hours: 0.0



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