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Culinary Arts: Home


Culinary arts is a broad term that refers to the preparation, cooking, plating, presentation, and service of food (Escoffier).

This research guide provides a curated set of research materials in the Culinary Arts. While this is a great place to start your research journey, please explore our numerous other resources provided by the Ocean County College Library.

For more information on the Culinary Arts program, please visit the Culinary Foundations Certificate homepage.

OCC Catalog

Use the OCC Catalog to find books and articles in the library:

Where to Start

New to the Collection

Browse the Stacks

If you want to browse the shelves, you'll find books relating to the Culinary Arts in these ranges:

640s: Home and Family Management

  • 641: Food and Drink
  • 642: Meals and Table Service