NUTR 4071 – Quantity Food Production Lab at Clemson University is an undergraduate course that provides students with hands-on experience in the field of quantity food production.
The course covers a comprehensive range of topics related to food service and production, including:
• Menu Planning and Design
• Food Quantity Calculations
• Culinary Techniques for Large-scale Production
• Kitchen Organization and Management
• Food Safety and Sanitation
• Cost Control in Food Service
• Nutritional Considerations in Quantity Food Production
Students enrolled in NUTR 4071 will gain practical skills in planning, preparing, and serving food in large quantities, with a focus on maintaining quality and meeting nutritional standards. The course integrates theoretical knowledge with practical application, preparing students for careers in institutional food service, catering, and related fields.
Designed for students majoring in nutrition or hospitality management, as well as those interested in the culinary arts, NUTR 4071 aims to enhance students’ proficiency in quantity food production and provide a solid foundation for understanding the complexities of managing food service operations. Additionally, the course emphasizes the importance of adhering to food safety protocols, considering nutritional guidelines, and managing costs effectively in the context of large-scale food production. Students will leave the course equipped with the skills necessary to succeed in diverse culinary and nutrition-related professions.