Books

Listed below are the required textbooks for the 2019 competition. Answers will be accepted from only the texts listed below:

  1. Culinary Arts Principles and Applications (2nd Edition), by Chef Michael J. McGreal; published by American Technical Publishers, ISBN 978-0-8269-4228-9. Website: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0826942288/americanculin-20. Source for questions, all chapters excluding 2 and 21.

  2. On Baking: A Textbook of Baking and Pastry Fundamentals (3rd Edition), by Sarah R. Labensky, Eddy Van Damme, Priscilla A. Martel; published by Prentice Hall, ISBN-10: 0-13-237456-0. Website: http://www.mypearsonstore.com/bookstore/on-baking-9780132374569. Source for baking questions, all chapters.

  3. ServSafe Coursebook (7th Edition), National Restaurant Assoc. Educational Foundation; published by Prentice Hall, ISBN-10: 0134764234. Website: https://www.amazon.com/ServSafe-Coursebook-National-Restaurant-Associatio/dp/0134764234/americanculin-20. Source for sanitation questions, all chapters.

  4. Escoffier: The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery, by Cracknell & Kaufmann, ISBN-10: 0-471-29016-5, all classical cooking questions with information taken directly from the following chapters: 1, 2, 3, 6 and 7. Website: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0471290165/americanculin-20.