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Culinary Arts Principles and Applications, 3rd Edition

  • Chef Michael J. McGreal
  • ISBN-10: 0826942571
  • ISBN-13: 9780826942579
  • 0 Pages | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2012
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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About the Product

Culinary Arts Principles and Applications presents the core content and skills required to be successful in the culinary arts industry. The content is presented in a highly visual and learner-friendly format that is complemented with performance applications. Online learner resources provide additional opportunities for knowledge and skill application.


  • Chapters are organized into sections to maximize teaching and learning opportunities.

  • Knowledge Checks at the end of each section reinforce comprehension

  • Step-by-step illustrated procedures depict essential culinary techniques

  • Performance Checks encourage hands-on culinary applications

  • Recipes help learners master foundational cooking techniques

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Foodservice Professionals
Chapter 2: Food Safety and Sanitation
Chapter 3: Knife Skills
Chapter 4: Tools and Equipment
Chapter 5: Cost Control Fundamentals
Chapter 6: Menu Planning and Nutrition
Chapter 7: Cooking Techniques
Chapter 8: Stocks and Sauces
Chapter 9: Soups
Chapter 10: Sandwiches
Chapter 11: Eggs and Breakfast
Chapter 12: Fruits
Chapter 13: Vegetables
Chapter 14: Potatoes, Grains, and Pastas
Chapter 15: Garde Manger Fundamentals
Chapter 16: Poultry, Ratites, and Related Game
Chapter 17: Fish, Shellfish, and Related Game
Chapter 18: Beef, Veal, and Bison
Chapter 19: Pork and Related Game
Chapter 20: Lamb and Specialty Game
Chapter 21: Baking and Pastry Fundamentals

New to this edition

  • Nutrition updates reflect changes to the Nutrition Facts Label and related information
  • Beef and pork cuts have been renamed to reflect industry changes


All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Culinary Arts Principles and Applications Online Instructor Resources  (ISBN-10: 0826942601 | ISBN-13: 9780826942609)
Culinary Arts Principles and Applications Answer Key  (ISBN-10: 0826942598 | ISBN-13: 9780826942593)

Student Supplements

Culinary Arts Principles and Applications Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 082694258X | ISBN-13: 9780826942586)