Courses & Programs

Culinary Math

COURSE CODE: CUL 115

CREDITS: 1

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: Eligibility for MTH 085

This course is designed to teach culinary arts students to apply basic mathematics to specific applications in the foodservice industry. A brief review of basic math will be followed up by an introduction to US units of measure and metric conversions. Further subject matter will include weight/volume conversions, yield percentages, edible portion costs, recipe costing, and beverage calculations. Rules of thumb and common industry usages of the aforementioned skills will be explored. Prerequisite: Eligibility for MTH 085