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ED322 - Introduction to Culinary Instruction

The world of dining is experiencing change and growth.  Instructors in the culinary arts need to be aware of the latest in food selection, preparation and presentation along with the business side of the field.  This group is for culinary arts instructors who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing higher education landscape.  Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Student Overview/Characteristics | Origin: ED322 | New comment by Nery Sanchez

The differences between the generations was known to me, however; they are very much exposed in this chapter  

Student Overview/Characteristics | Origin: ED322 | New comment by Niallah Cooper-Scruggs

I enjoyed reading this section of the course.  I learned that some students have thought about joining culinary school for a while, while others sought out culinary school because of food tv...

Roadmap to Culinary & Hospitality Success | Origin: ED322 | New comment by Cassandra Nordin

I will be using the suggestion of bringing in guest Chefs to help teach and also encouraging students to join groups to gain experience. 

Lab Courses | Origin: ED322 | New comment by Cassandra Nordin

I would really like to implement a student safety monitor to help ensure all safety and cleaning standards are bring met while students are cooking. I feel allowing students to rotate this job will...

Culinary General Education Courses | Origin: ED322 | New comment by Cassandra Nordin

By collaborating with other teachers you can reinforce the level of education that is needed to be a well rounded chef. Also allowing students to rotate jobs within the kitchen will allow everyone to...

Student Overview/Characteristics | Origin: ED322 | New comment by Cassandra Nordin

I really appreciated the explanations of learning styles within the generations. I also would like to ensure that my students take being in uniform seriously and know that cleanliness is not an...

Student Overview/Characteristics | Origin: ED322 | New comment by Kristi Moe

I really like the discussion about how the different generations approach a job.  I wish there was a section talking about younger students.  

Integrated collaborative projects | New blog by Jon Grommons

Assigning small groups to perform collaborative projects builds cooperation and individual responsibility.   Evaluation/Assessment criteria: Shared grade for the project's end product. (...

Student Overview/Characteristics | Origin: ED322 | New comment by Jon Grommons

I found the descriptions of the Gen X, Y, and Boomers gave me perspective on the differences in the learning styles and motivations of diverse learners.  And, YES, we can influence work ethic...

Student Overview/Characteristics | Origin: ED322 | New comment by Crystal Quick

Good points made in the reading.  Thinking of others and how they learn and how their previous experiences affect their learning.  These types of reflection help make us better...