Special Topics

MET ML 704

Spring 2015 - MET ML704 B1 - Special Topic: "Food Photography."
Class will explore the essentials of food photography; how to think and see like a camera, learn Photoshop Elements and basic photo editing, tell a food story through pictures and on- location and practice via field trips with additional photo editing and a final project presentation.

Spring 2015 - MET ML704 C1 - Special Topic: "Beer & Spirits."
In this course we will explore the great variety of beer styles and spirit categories currently available and the role each plays in our culture. We will survey significant developments in the historical evolution, production, distribution, consumption and cultural usage of these alcoholic beverages in the US. We will taste beer and spirits extensively to demonstrate examples of the most important categories and classifications. 2 credits.

Spring 2015 - MET ML704 S1 - Special Topic: "Starting Your Own Food Business."
No matter what type of food business one wants to start, a plan and expert advice on how to go about it is necessary. The goal of this course is to introduce the fundamentals of food service business planning, focusing on restaurants, cafes, bistros and personal chef businesses. Topics from food safety to employee management to finances and operations will be covered by instructors experienced in many aspects of successful food businesses, along with guest speakers from the industry. The culmination of the course is a working business plan to aid the student in the realization of their concept. 2 credits.

Spring 2015- MET ML704 S2 - "Making Wine Laboratory."
Students will learn how to ferment, mature, and bottle wine at the Boston Winery facility in Dorchester, Mass. Hands-on experience will accompany lectures about harvest parameters, crushing and maceration, fermentation, maturation, bottling, labeling, and storage. Students will document and present their progress as they navigate the exciting and sometimes unpredictable art and science of vinification. Student will continue to check on their wine as it matures and is bottled.

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 Block FLR 117 W 6:00 pm-9:00 pm WebReg Restricted
Stamped Approval
Special Topic:
"Beer &
Spirits." See
Experiential
Food & Wine
Programs at
808 Comm. Ave.

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
S1 Vyhnanek FLR 122 S 9:00 am-1:00 pm WebReg Restricted
Stamped Approval
Special Topic:
"Starting Your
Own Food
Business." See
Experiential
Food & Wine
Programs at
808 Comm. Ave.

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Gallant FLR ARR T 10:00 am-2:00 pm WebReg Restricted
Stamped Approval
Special Topics:
Food
Photography

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 Block FLR 117 W 6:00 pm-9:00 pm WebReg Restricted
Stamped Approval
Special Topics:
Beer & Spirits
Seeexperiential
& Wine Programs
808 Comm Ave.

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
S1 Vyhnanek FLR 117 S 9:00 am-1:00 pm WebReg Restricted
Stamped Approval
Special Topics:
Starting a Food
Business. See
Exprtl & Wine
Prgms 808 Comm

Note that this information may change at any time. Please visit the Student Link for the most up-to-date course information.