Chocolate Lover

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Unit 1: Course Orientation
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Welcome to the Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute. We're glad you could join us. This introductory unit offers an orientation to your course. 

Orientation
Course Orientation
  • Task 1: Welcome to the Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute
  • Task 2: Course Orientation and Learning Targets
  • Task 3: How to Learn with Sur La Table Online Culinary Institute
End of Unit 1
Unit 2: Learning Tasks
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This is the main learning unit of the course, complete with a variety of videos, activities, and practice recipes to try out.
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Introduction to Chocolate
  • Task 4: Basics of Quality Chocolate
  • Task 5: Chocolate Staples
  • Task 6: Selecting & Tasting Chocolate Varieties
  • Task 7: Activity | Chocolate Tasting Activity
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Chocolate Starter Recipes
  • Task 8: Preparing to Bake with Chocolate
  • Task 9: Common Mixing Methods & Techniques
  • Task 10: Activity | Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
  • Task 11: Additional Practice | Cookie Recipes
  • Task 12: Lesson | Practice Recipes
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Chocolate Baked Goods
  • Task 13: Chocolate Baked Goods
  • Task 14: Activity | Chocolate Ganache Cake
  • Task 15: Lesson Practice Recipes
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Chocolate Confections and Frozen Desserts
  • Task 16: Chocolate Desserts, Confections and Accompaniments
  • Task 17: Accents for Chocolate Desserts
  • Task 18: Activity | Chocolate Desserts
  • Task 19: Lesson Practice Recipes
End of Unit 2
Unit 3: Course Review & Photo Sharing
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Share your work, take a 2-minute survey, and review some additional resources to stay engaged.
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Course Resources
  • Task 20: Activity with Feedback | Choose a Recipe to Prepare
  • Task 21: Survey | Share Your Course Feedback
  • Task 22: Reference Material and Further Reading
End of Unit 3

Course Description

Course Highlights

  • 24/7 access, 100% online
  • Approved for 4 Continuing Education Hours from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation as an approved program
  • Interactive learning activities and assessments
  • More than 20 learning tasks
  • Over 20 delicious recipes
  • Example recipe applications for each area of functionality

Course Objectives

  • Review the basic steps in making chocolate
  • Explain the different characteristics or traits in quality chocolate
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of beginning chocolate use
  • Identify various kinds and uses of chocolate and and cocoa powder
  • Prepare a variety of desserts with chocolate as the main component
  • Prepare a variety of accompaniments to chocolate desserts
  • Demonstrate the basics of plating and presenting chocolate desserts

Course Description

Course Highlights

  • 24/7 access, 100% online
  • Approved for 4 Continuing Education Hours from the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation as an approved program
  • Interactive learning activities and assessments
  • More than 20 learning tasks
  • Over 20 delicious recipes
  • Example recipe applications for each area of functionality

Course Objectives

  • Review the basic steps in making chocolate
  • Explain the different characteristics or traits in quality chocolate
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of beginning chocolate use
  • Identify various kinds and uses of chocolate and and cocoa powder
  • Prepare a variety of desserts with chocolate as the main component
  • Prepare a variety of accompaniments to chocolate desserts
  • Demonstrate the basics of plating and presenting chocolate desserts