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American Meat Science Association Culinary Meat Selection & Cookery Certification
Preparation Materials

iCEV offers optional study materials designed to prepare individuals for the American Meat Science Association Culinary Meat Selection & Cookery Certification exam. The preparation materials consist of a playlist, which includes a combination of video and PowerPoint® lessons created in collaboration with our industry partners to teach and reinforce the industry standards tested for by the certification. Explore the preparation materials below.


American Meat Science Association Culinary Meat Selection & Cookery Certification

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) Culinary Meat Selection & Cookery Certification verifies individuals possess knowledge and skills needed to thrive within the restaurant and culinary industries.

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Example Preparation Materials

Introduction to Culinary Techniques & Methods

There are several terms, techniques and cooking methods students should be familiar with prior to working in a professional kitchen. This presentation introduces students to topics such as proper knife care and use, preparation and storage of ingredients and tools, and the different cooking methods which can be referenced in a recipe.

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Meat, Poultry & Seafood

Meat, poultry and seafood compose some of the most expensive dishes in the culinary industry. This presentation introduces students to the different types of meat, poultry and seafood, as well as different preparation methods which are used in the professional kitchen.

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Meat Science & Food Safety

This presentation explores today’s meat industry and the role of food safety in both the industry and the home. The history of the meat industry is discussed as well as various legislation, animal handling practices, purchasing procedures, storage techniques, cookery methods and processed meats.

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Lesson Plan

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Recipe Roundup Project

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Timeline Activity

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Scavenger Hunt Activity

American Meat Science Association
Culinary Meat Selection & Cookery Certification
Preparation Materials Course Playlist

Background of the American Meat Science Association

Meat Science & Food Safety

Food Quality & Palatability Factors

Introduction to Culinary Techniques & Methods

Meat, Poultry & Seafood

Beef Grading: Quality

Beef Grading: Yield

Retail Cut ID

Evaluating Ready-to-Cook Turkeys & Broilers

ID of Poultry Parts & Further Processed Poultry Meat Products Evaluation