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PRCO: Culinary Arts

This guide presents selected print and electronic resources in culinary arts available through the Camosun College Library and open access web sites.


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A few classics to get you started:

Hering's dictionary of classical and modern cookery and practical reference manual for the hotel, restaurant, and catering trade...vocabulary.
Interurban Reference TX 350 H4 1991

Oxford companion to food Interurban Reference TX 349 D36 2006 & Online
& the 
Oxford companion to wine Interurban TP 548 O76 2006

Any professional cooking title by Wayne Gisslen in our collection


Browsing the Library Shelves

While the library is not currently open for browsing, you still have options to borrow our print material. Search the library catalogue in the box below and note the title and call number (e.g. VK 541 A28 2015) of the books you want; then fill out your request using the forms on the next tab "Request library material"

Useful call number ranges for browsing culinary arts books at the Interurban Library are:

  • GT 2850 Food habits
  • TP 368-456 Food processing and manufacture
  • TP 500-660 Fermentation industries. Beverages. Alcohol
  • TX 642-840 Cookery
  • TX 851-885 Dining-room service
  • TX 901-946.5 Hospitality industry. Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service
  • TX 950-953 Taverns, barrooms, saloons

Catalogue search

A library catalogue search includes books, DVDs and some e-books in the library's collection.
For a complete list that includes all e-book collections, streaming media and more please use the Single Search option.