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Chemistry of Cuisine Community Engagement Workshop 11/19/2019
Take a Closer Look at Your Food Choices for Better Health with the Chemistry of Cuisine
High School Workshop
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
** New Location ** Valley Road Campus, 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ
All High School Districts are invited!
This workshop is designed to empower and challenge you to critically evaluate your food choices on the basis of nutrition, safety, and sustainability. Learn about chemical concepts as they pertain to food, the culinary industry, agriculture, taste and nutrition. Covering the basics of chemistry, this workshop will explain how science impacts food and beverages in everyday life. Learn about chemical interactions and how they impact food texture, flavor, and safety. Popular food myths, such as “searing meat seals in the juices” and “dark roast coffee is stronger (has more caffeine),” are debunked. Learn how to balance flavors with efficiency and economy. View demonstrations that show the effect of heat on proteins, gluten balls and sugar cookies.
The workshop will be conducted by chemistry professors at William Paterson University under the direction of Bhanu Chauhan, professor and chair, and Jay Foley, assistant professor, in the Department of Chemistry.
THE FOLLOWING TOPICS WILL BE ADDRESSED
Chemical Components of Flavor
Chemical Components of Nutrition
Chemical Transformations in Food Preparation
Chemical Aspects of Agriculture
Chemistry of Haute Cuisine
Calories and metabolism
Energy and resource demand
Food safety considerations
Efficiency and economy
Sous vide cooking
** Please Note ** Group Leaders should register and will be contacted prior to the start of the event for a total headcount.
Instructor : Prof. Bhanu Chauhan, Asst. Prof. Jay Foley
Dates : 11/19/19
Days : Tues
From : 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fee : $ 0.00
Course Number : E067
Class is full at this time please call 973-720-2354 to be placed on a waiting list
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