July is National Culinary Arts Month – so, “hats off” to our favorite cooks, chefs, bakers, waitstaff, barristas, bartenders! Whoever sets the dates for the “national months” surely was thinking culinary thoughts, since July is also the National Month for: Baked Beans; Cherries; Grilling; Horseradish; Hotdogs; Ice Cream; Blueberries; and, National Picnic Month!
GRCC is well-known for its excellent Secchia Institute for Culinary Education. The Library supports that program with a terrific culinary arts collection and a Culinary Arts Subject Guide. If your meals are getting kind of hum-drum, take a look at some of the newest library resources that can perk up your menu.
The Gale Culinary Arts Collection offers a smorgasbord of information–more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines on all aspects of cooking and nutrition. The database includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information, as well as book content from Delmar including About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.
You’ll find Gale Culinary Arts Collection on the Culinary Arts Subject Guide. On-campus networked users can click right into the database. Off-campus and wireless users need to logon with last name and 7-digit Raider number. Try it today!
The Library has recently acquired a variety of resources from the Secchia Institute of Culinary Education’s library – which was previously located within the ATC. Some of the new titles include subscriptions to several culinary arts magazines and journals, all of these are listed below. Many of them look as delicious as their titles sound, with vibrant photos of meals and drinks, as well as a wealth of information related to culinary arts retained within their pages – they are definitely worth a look!
Each title has issues available for viewing, shelved within the Periodicals area, located on the second floor of the Library. You can also click on the titles below to be directed to the library catalog, RaiderSearch, to view which issues are available. Come in and browse new (and old) titles today!