PRINCIPLES OF GASTRONOMY

THS2GSY

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will investigate the contemporary context of gastronomy by exploring the development of gastronomy and its application to food tourism in the 21st century. Topics covered include world and Australian cuisines, celebrity chefs, tourism and gastronomy, dining etiquette and food rituals.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorClare Lade

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesGroup presentation, individual research report, reflective exercises, final examination.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsTHS3GAS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Tourism and gastronomy

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHjalager A., and Richards G.

Year2002

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherROUTLEDGE

ISBN9780203218617

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Food tourism around the world: development, management and markets

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHall C.M.

Year2003

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherBUTTERWORTH-HEINMAN

ISBN9780750655033

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Gastronomy, Tourism & the Media

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorFrost, W., Laing, J., Best. G., Williams. K., Strickland, P., & Lade, C.

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherChannel View: United Kingdom.

ISBN9781845415730

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Research, analyse and comprehend the concept of gastronomy as an 'art of living' and apply to defining gastronomic tourism.
02. Reflect upon, analyse and orally demonstrate the cultural aspects of cuisine development as it applies to dining etiquette, religious practices, taboos and rituals, social traditions (banquets, festivals and feasts and food in everyday life.
03. Integrate relevant concepts and principles into the knowledge and meaning of gastronomy.
04. Research and critically analyse gastronomy as a touristic product.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClare Lade

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Final exam (2 h) (equivalent to 2000 words).

N/ACentral examIndividualNo30 SILO3

One individual report (equivalent to 1750 words). Submit via Turnitin on LMS.

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO4

One in-class group presentation (10 minutes per student - equivalent to 500 words). Groups of two-three.

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Individual reflective exercise (equivalent to 500 words). Students are also expected to participate in class discussion related to these completed reflections.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Singapore (SIM), 2021, Week 28-40, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClare Lade

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 28 - 39
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 28 - 39
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Final exam (2 h) (equivalent to 2000 words).

N/ACentral examIndividualNo30 SILO3

One individual report (equivalent to 1750 words). Submit via Turnitin on LMS.

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO4

One in-class group presentation (10 minutes per student - equivalent to 500 words). Groups of two-three.

N/AOral presentationGroupNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Individual reflective exercise (equivalent to 500 words). Students are also expected to participate in class discussion related to these completed reflections.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3