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Culinary Technology & Baking and Pastry Arts

Prepares students for positions as trained culinary professionals in a variety of foodservice settings, including restaurants, hotels, resorts, clubs, catering operations, contract foodservice & health care facilities
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    Search the CFCC Library Catalog (Encore)

    Locating Books, DVDs, and Other Library Materials

    Search in the Library’s online catalog for books, DVDs and other library materials. Perform a general keyword search for your topic. Some useful keywords are listed below. Use the asterisk * to expand your search.


    Restaurant* (Retrieves restaurant and restaurants)

    Chef*  (Retrieves chef and chefs)

    Cook* (retrieves cook, cooks, cooking, cookbook, cookery, etc.)


    Names of individual foods such as poultry, pasta, cheese, etc.

    For types of cuisines, perform a search for cook* and the cuisine. For example: cook* Mexican  or cook* French

    ProQuest Central

    Questions about how to use ProQuest?  Take a look at these Helpful Videos.

    Locating Journal, Magazine and Newspaper Articles

    Ask a librarian for help. Contact the staff at the Reference desk, call

    910-362-7034 or send an e-mail to the reference desk.


    Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

    Sometimes the Library does not own the magazine or journal you need and the article(s) are not available online.  We can obtain most articles from another library at little or no cost. Ask at the Reference Desk for assistance or fill out an online ILL request form.


    Demographic & Market Research Database

    Allows you to create a list of companies by industry and geography.

    Select ReferenceUSA Businesses Module

    If you know the name of the business, type it in "Company Name" on the basic search page.  If you want to generate a list of possible businesses, choose the "Custom Search" tab.

    ReferenceUSA Search Options

    The two search criteria to use are "Business Type" and "Geography."

    Use the "Keyword/SIC/NAICS" option to get the types of businesses you need; then choose the geographic limiter, depending on how far you are willing to travel to conduct your interview.

    Data-Axle (formerly ReferenceUSA) Tutorial