Culinology® Workshop: Foundations in Food Science (Distance Learning)


Distance learning with live meetings at 6:00 p.m. (EDT) / 3:00 p.m. (PDT) on each of 6 Tuesdays beginning 7/24 - 8/28/2012

$725 (RCA Members: use discount code "RCA" to receive member rate); $850 (RCA Non-member)

Distance learning


Provided through Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA

Culinology® Workshop: Foundations in Food Science is a distance learning, online workshop offered in six learning modules that reference the following topics:

• Week 1: Introduction and General Chemistry
• Week 2: Carbohydrates
• Week 3: Lipids
• Week 4: Meats and Proteins
• Week 5: Food Additives and Gums & Emulsifiers
• Week 6: Interactions within the Food/Food System

In this 6 week online course we will study the properties of key ingredients and apply the fundamentals to simple experiments. Students will be required to study 2 to 3 hours per week using online materials, take a weekly quiz, complete simple experiments, and participate in weekly online discussions. Discussions will be held on Tuesday evenings, 6 PM Eastern Standard Time/3 PM Pacific Time. Materials for experiments will be supplied to the student at the time of enrollment.

This workshop as well features guest lectures by industry experts, group discussions and outside readings.

Instructor: Jill Golden, MS, RD currently teaches food science and nutrition and coordinates the Culinology Program at Orange Coast College. She has a master’s in food science and is a registered dietitian. She is a member of the Research Chefs Association, Institute of Food Technology and the American Dietetic Association. She has taught at OCC for 30 years, is the faculty online coordinator and has taught online for 5 years.

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