The Science of Flavor (3-Hour CPE Course)


Chef Judy Doherty, AOS, BS, PC II
Chef Rob Corey, AOS, BS, MBA, CEC, EWS

Goals and Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the educator will be able to...

  1. Understand the science behind flavor and taste.
  2. Articulate the impact of flavoring agents on food, along with their effects on health where applicable.
  3. Explain how to develop a flavor profile.
  4. Explore flavor profiles from around the world, including typical American, Latin, Caribbean, European, Mediterranean, and Asian cuisines.
  5. Know the definitions and descriptions of a variety of flavoring agents, from herbs and spices to specialty regional ingredients.

Course Details:

  • 3 hour CPE course
  • Includes a certificate you can download upon completion
  • Features lifetime access to articles and certificates
  • Provides homework and skill building practice tasks and activities
  • Read lessons, take quiz, get certificate, all at your leisure

4 Lessons:

Course Introduction
Lesson 1: 
 The Science of Flavor
Lesson 2:  Terroir
Course Conclusion and Quiz