Math for the Professional Kitchen (Culinary Institute of America) by The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)

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  • Andre on July 16, 2020

    Pb. no recipes. All pages, from the front cover to the last index page, are perforated as if you'd want to tear them out. (DUMB). RRP US$35.00/$39.00 CAN. Quantity is listed as Weight and Volume. U.S. customary system and the Système International d'Unités. Recipe ingredient lists are taken from other books as examples. Adapted from: Techniques of Healthy Cooking by The CIA 2008. Cooking at Home with the CIA by The CIA. The Professional Chef [8thEd] by The CIA. Vegetables by The CIA. The Herbfarm Cookbook by Jerry Traunfeld. The Book of Yields, (listed in the index). Baking at Home with The CIA by CIA. et al.

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  • ISBN 10 0470508965
  • ISBN 13 9780470508961
  • Published Sep 06 2011
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 320
  • Language English
  • Edition 1
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Wiley

Publishers Text

Essential math concepts for professional chefs and culinary students

Ideal for students and working professionals, Math for the Professional Kitchen explains all the essential mathematical skills needed to run a successful, profitable operation. From scaling recipes and converting units of measure, to costing ingredients and setting menu prices, it covers crucial information that will benefit every foodservice provider.

Written by three veteran math instructors from The Culinary Institute of America, the book utilizes a teaching methodology based on daily in-classroom practice. The entirety of the standard culinary math curriculum is covered, including conversions, determining yields, purchasing, portioning, and more.

  • Vital mathematical concepts are reinforced with easy-to-understand examples and review questions


  • This is a thorough, comprehensive main text for culinary students as well as a great kitchen reference for working professionals


  • Math for the Professional Kitchen will be an invaluable resource not only in the classroom but also in the kitchen as students embark on their professional careers, where math skills play a crucial role in the ever-important bottom line.


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