The Main Course

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Unit 1: Getting Started
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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.
Main Course | Roasting & Meat Cookery
  • Task 4: The Main Technique | Roasting
  • Task 5: Activity | Reorder: Roasting Vegetables
  • Task 6: How Heat Affect Proteins
  • Task 7: Dry-Heat Cooking Method
  • Task 8: Protein | Indicators of Doneness
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Celebration Table: Roasted Turkey
  • Task 9: Roasted Turkey with Gravy
  • Task 10: Lesson Practice Recipes
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Turkey Dinner | Sides and Salads
  • Task 11: Turkey Dinner | Sides and Salads
  • Task 12: Lesson Recipes | Vegetable Sides
  • Task 13: Lesson Recipes | Salads
Family Feast: Prime Rib Roast
  • Task 14: How to Roast Prime Rib
  • Task 15: Lesson Practice Recipes
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Prime Rib Side Dishes
  • Task 16: Prime Rib Dinner | Sides and Salads
  • Task 17: Lesson Recipes | Vegetable Sides
  • Task 18: Lesson Recipes | Salads
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 19: Activity with Feedback | Choose a Recipe to Prepare
  • Task 20: Survey | Share Your Course Feedback
  • Task 21: Reference Material and Further Reading
End of Unit 3

Course Description

Dress up any celebration with vibrant, flavorful offerings that will impress and delight your guests. Explore hearty entrées and sauces, learn to pair traditional and creative side dishes, and incorporate simple salads. Through video lessons, hands-on activities and new recipes, you’ll set forth on a path to nourish your family and friends with flair.

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 25 delicious recipes

Course Objectives

  • Prepare turkey and prime rib dinners with accompanying side dishes
  • Apply the basics of roasting techniques to meat, poultry and vegetables
  • Explain the effect that heat has on protein coagulation
  • Practice prepping, brining, and roasting a turkey
  • Test the turkey and prime rib for doneness
  • Rest and carve the turkey and prime rib
  • Diversify your menus with provided instruction and recipes

Course Description

Dress up any celebration with vibrant, flavorful offerings that will impress and delight your guests. Explore hearty entrées and sauces, learn to pair traditional and creative side dishes, and incorporate simple salads. Through video lessons, hands-on activities and new recipes, you’ll set forth on a path to nourish your family and friends with flair.

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 25 delicious recipes

Course Objectives

  • Prepare turkey and prime rib dinners with accompanying side dishes
  • Apply the basics of roasting techniques to meat, poultry and vegetables
  • Explain the effect that heat has on protein coagulation
  • Practice prepping, brining, and roasting a turkey
  • Test the turkey and prime rib for doneness
  • Rest and carve the turkey and prime rib
  • Diversify your menus with provided instruction and recipes