Culinary Arts

Background Information

More books about the culinary arts and related topics can be found using the Library's catalog.

A-Z of Food & Drink Online Only
The Business of Food: Encyclopedia of the Food and Drink Industries REF HD9000.5 .B875 2007
Cambridge World History of Food REFvTX353 .C255 2000
Culinary Biographies REF TX649.A1 C85 2006
Dictionary of Food & Nutrition Online Only
Encyclopedia of Food and Culture REF GT2850 .E53 2003
International Dictionary of Food & Nutrition REF TX349 .A236 1993
Larousse Gastronomique: The World's Greatest Culinary Encyclopedia REF TX349 .L365 2009
Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America REF TX349 .E45 2004

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is an excellent place to start any research project. It is a general database that covers thousands of journals from the mid-1970s to the present. It includes popular and scholarly articles.
Agricola covers governmental information on food safety, quality, nutrition, regulation and much more.
Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier covers various business aspects of the food services industry.

Web Resources

American Dietetics Association
The American Dietetics Association includes information from the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, emphasizing the improvement of the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.
Institute of Food Technologists
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) addresses food science issues, including safety, abundance and regulations that affect the world’s food supply.
International Food Policy Research Institute
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) explores sustainable solutions for ending hunger and poverty.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration—Food
The United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) site includes current information and updates on all aspects of food from the FDA, including research, guidelines, compliance, foodborne illness and news.
USDA Food and Nutrition Center
The USDA provides food and human nutrition information and resources.