Family Meal Management

Family Meal Management
Organizing and managing time, energy, finance, and nutrition in planning, preparing, and serving family meals; ethnic and cultural diversity in etiquette and meal planning. Lab required.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSFL 110 or instructor's consent.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining SFL 340
Course Outcomes

Content and Learning

  • Develop a philosophy of why meal preparation and consumption at the family table is an important component in development and stability of families.
  • Plan attractive meals with consideration for nutritional adequacy, income level, social, cultural, psychological, palatability, and aesthetic factors.
  • Employ sanitation standards and safety procedures in food handling and in the use and care of kitchen utensils, equipment, and food storage.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of factors affecting food habits, meal consumption patterns, and trends in food cost.
  • Utilize managerial skills and available resources in food purchasing, and meal planning, preparation, and service