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Food Styling (CUL-301)
Varies (self-study; self-paced).
Version 1: August 2018 - April 2023. Version 2: May 2023 - Present.
Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the history of food styling; demonstrate plating techniques; assess existing businesses to begin the process of developing a client base by use of food styling strategies; assess and choose props for photography; and describe how to work with food for the best results.
Version 1 and 2: This course introduces students to the world of food styling, plating, food photography, props, and working with sauces. Students learn the requirements and considerations for beginning a food styling business. Students are required to complete projects that include creating and plating food items for a food event. Students are tested through a comprehensive final exam covering topics such as teamwork, media, preparation, photographing, propping and overcoming challenges in food styling.
Version 1: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Event Planning or Hospitality (8/18). Version 2: In the associate/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Event Planning or Hospitality (5/23 revalidation).