Martin Benitez’s Profile

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Martin Benitez
Academic interests

Culinary Arts

Bio

Martin Benitez is pursuing a career in culinary arts

My Courses

HMGT4965IntlCuisineFALL2017

HMGT4965IntlCuisineFALL2017

Course Description Building upon the foundation of previous culinary courses, students will gain a general understanding of international cuisines by exploring traditional and indigenous ingredients, flavor components and cooking techniques. Application of classical and contemporary cooking techniques, creative menu planning, plate design, cultural research, proper sanitation techniques and nutritional analysis of menus.

HMGT4901-D484-33741

HMGT4901-D484-33741

An overview of restaurant concepts, core values and standard operating procedures including: financial controls, planning, forecasting, legal compliance, and human resources management. Current trends, marketing and operational technologies will be analyzed

Garde Manger

Garde Manger

Practical application of techniques for decorative production of classical buffet. Industry standards such aspic, chaud froid, en croûte, timbales, pâtés, galantines garnitures may be included. Elements of color, design, flavor, texture and creativity are factors in the evaluative process.

Culinary Tourism Spring 2017

Culinary Tourism Spring 2017

With New York City as a world food culture laboratory, students will explore the concept of culinary tourism and its economic impact on the tourism industry. Students will create, market and conduct their own NYC culinary walking tour. Students will co-create the Hospitality Management Department’s NYC Culinary Guide to Restaurants and Food Shops on Open Lab.

HMGT4967CulinaryImprov, 2016

HMGT4967CulinaryImprov, 2016

Principles and practice of identification, comparison, and evaluation of selected foods, ingredients, techniques, and equipment for recipe formulation, menu planning, and preparation. Examination of current trends in the culinary arts field including the use of local seasonal products and the application of scientific techniques to experiment with food preparation. Emphasis on creatively synthesizing food science, visual arts, flavor nuances, management and performance.

My Projects

Ursula C. Schwerin Library

Ursula C. Schwerin Library

The Ursula C. Schwerin Library seeks to fulfill the educational mission of the college and to support all students, faculty, and staff to succeed in their academic pursuits. The library offers research resources and services for the City Tech community. Click the Project Site link on the right to explore this space and the library website (http://library.citytech.cuny.edu) to learn more!

My Clubs

ACF Student Club

ACF Student Club

American Culinary Federation (ACF) Student Club is dedicated to sharing professional knowledge and skill with both members and nonmembers. Our mission is to provide opportunities that further the culinary education and experience of our students. We seek to support life-long learning, professional success, development of culinarian community and futures. As a club we will organize events to promote culinary arts through demonstrations, culinary competitions and developing industry connections. To aid in this mission we will do fundraising and provide volunteers to support achieving these goals. The Club will be participating in community service events and holiday meal preparation for community-based organizations. We hope to make meaningful contributions to the hospitality industry.