Drouin Secondary College - Course Selection

Food Glorious Food 300 (FFG300)

Students say...

'I didn't really know what to expect, but it was good being able to make and taste different foods and make things we chose ourselves' - Riley

The Course:

Do you have an interest in fresh quality foods, and learning about a sustainable future focusing on using local fresh foods?

If so, then read on ...

This Foods Unit has a focus on developing high quality food preparation skills and knowledge, combined with current food styling and presentation techniques.

It focuses on current food trends, nutrition and issues in food selection, such as food waste, local produce and food miles.

You will develop a variety of cooking techniques, as well as further knowledge on kitchen food hygiene and safety.

You will be challenged with a variety of Creating Design Solutions, where you will investigate a topic or scenario, produce a dish or meal and then evaluate your finished work.

You will use a range of tools and equipment and a wide variety of new and interesting ingredients to produce high quality foods. 

This unit will focus on...

Learning and Assessment Activities

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Special considerations

Although not essential, it is expected you will have completed Food Studies in Year 7, and you have been able to practise your food preparation skills at home.    

Costs involved

$95 per semester - students may be asked to provide own ingredients on some occasions.

Cost for prac sessions for the Semester are set at the start of each year.

Possible excursion: Approximately $20

Materials required

For further information see...

For further information, see Mrs Allen, Mrs McHutchison, Mrs Stevens or Mr Thorpe.

 

Study design link

Victorian Curriculum Design and Technologies study:

http://victoriancurriculum.vcaa.vic.edu.au/technologies/design-and-technologies/introduction/rationale-and-aims