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HMGT 220   American Regional Cuisine* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites: HMGT 230.

This course introduces the student to regional American cooking from nine regional culinary traditions and two specialty traditions within American cuisine. Students will study the cuisine of New England; the Mid-Atlantic states; the Deep South; Florida and the Caribbean; Cajun and Creole; the Central Plains and Rocky Mountain states; Tex-Mex and the American Southwest; California and Hawaii; the Pacific Northwest, as well as vegetarian cuisine and kosher dietary laws. Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to demonstrate skills in cooking and presenting classic American dishes in their traditional forms within a restaurant setting. 3 hrs. integrated lecture/lab/wk.