Gateway Regional High School

Course Information

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Gourmet I - Grades 10-12



Marygail Muller


Phone Number

856-848-8200 ext. 3102

Course Website

Remind  text gourmet1 to  81010 from cell phone

Google classroom- period 3 36oo5nv, period 5 pyzmuy

Course Description

        This Family and Consumer Science course Gourmet I, students develop a fundamental background on knife skills and plating that are used throughout the year in a variety of units of study.  These food units include appetizers, poultry, meat preparations such as roast, finding rare, medium, medium well, and well done.  Other areas of focus are cake decorating, cakes and specialized desserts.  Students learn how to make food look picture perfect. Students will also focus on safety and sanitation while studying Serv/Safe national standards.

Course Expectations and Assessments

* Nominal fees may apply depending on student project choices, such as cake mix and icing for cake decorating unit assessment projects. A field trip to a restaurant will be available for visual and presentation effects of food preparation. Field trip is optional, appox.cost$20

Course Policies 

        Students may retake traditional benchmarks however, students may NOT retake hands - on food project work in the kitchen. Students will use the rubric for self evaluation and teacher evaluation. There are deadlines for assignments that students are expected to meet to stay on task for the marking period and not fall behind.

        There are no take home homework assignments given in this class. Students will need to make a ¼ sheet cake using one box cake mix with one large container of icing or home-made icing for a benchmark grade project of decorating and will need one box cake mix and two large containers of icing or home-made icing for cake wars

        Students will critique their work.

        Students will use a rubric for a self evaluation as well as a teacher evaluation.

Required and Recommended Materials 

Assistance - Students may schedule an appointment with Mrs. Muller to complete a missed food preparation assignment. Mrs. Muller stays after school every Wednesday but will schedule individual appointments if that does not coincide.


Classroom Behavioral Expectations and Rewards/Consequences

Primary      60%                    Grading:  benchmarks, projects identified as BM

Secondary  30%                    class participation,daily food projects  handouts, quizzes, google classrm

Support      10%                “1” in the computer means absent but required

Total:       100%                “2” in the computer means present but did not turn in assignment