Almanor Culinary Arts Academy
Classes are held at the Almanor Culinary Arts Academy, Hwy 36, 3 miles west of Chester
Restaurant Operations – Lunch Course ID: NCA 011 Units: 3.5
Instructor: Carol Franchetti Hours: Wed & Thurs 10-2 Index # C06S
Practical experience in all facets of restaurant operation emphasizing the lunch service and preparation of hot and cold foods, production, portion control, plating techniques, and concepts of teamwork. Fulfills requirement for AA in Nutrition, Foods and Culinary Arts at FRC.
Restaurant Service Basics Course ID: NCA 013 Units. .5
Instructor: Barbara Tantardino Hours: Thurs 11-1 4/10-5/8 Index # C07S
Types of table service and setting will be explored as well as the history of professional service. Actual practice with paying guests will enhance instruction in setting tables, wine service, and the concept of up-selling.
Stocks and Sauces Course ID: NCA 014 Units: 2
Instructor: Sean Conry Hours: Tues 6 o 9:36pm ends 4/24 Index # C08S
Learn how to prepare the basic stocks, soups, and sauces on the which
classic recipes are built.
The World of Breads Course ID: NCA 022 Units: 3
Instructor: J.Dow Hours: Mon 10-4 Index # C09S
A baking concentration on the world of yeasted breads: including breakfast breads and rolls, whole grain breads, and artisan breads such as focaccia and ciabatta.
The Art of the Wedding Cake Course ID: NCA 025 Units: 1.5
Instructor: Cynthia Ware Hours:T 10-3:00 1/15 to 4/8 Index # C10S
Baking, decorating, assembly, and transporting of wedding cakes from classic to contemporary.