Cooking Premium Steaks

Cooking Premium Steaks

Course Description

Become the steak master you want to be and learn how to properly apply heat to meat! There is nothing more impressive in a meal than a juicy, fresh-out-of-the-pan or off the grill steak that has been prepared, cooked and rested correctly and deliciously!

In this course, you will learn how to identify premium cuts of meat, and understand how to temper and prepare them for cooking. You will learn to cook premium steaks using two different methods, and we will show you how to determine doneness and why it is vital to rest meat prior to serving. You will also learn about the advantages of cooking steaks on the grill and in a pan.

Finally, using the pan method, we will teach you how to make a quick and delicious sauce to accompany your steak.

By learning just a few simple techniques, you will be able to confidently and consistently cook moist and juicy steaks every time.

This course can be taken on demand, at your own pace. Once purchased, you have lifetime access to the course content and instructor support.

Course Objectives

  • Identify premium cuts of beef
  • Learn how to prepare steaks for cooking and why proper preparing matters
  • Learn the correct techniques for cooking premium steaks, including the flip-once and flip-often methods
  • Learn how to use the grill and the fry-pan for cooking juicy steaks
  • Understand how to check for desired doneness in cooked meat
  • Understand the components of a properly composed pan sauce to accompany your steak

Course Syllabus

Cooking Premium Steaks

In this course, you will learn how to identify and determine quality in cuts of beef. You will also learn about the importance of marbling and how the type of aging impacts both the quality and cost of meat. You will also learn a few tips for how to choose the most appropriate steak to suit the type of meal you are making, and you will learn to prepare steaks for cooking and the best cooking techniques for your selected cut of meat.

Orientation
  • Course Orientation
  • Task 1: Welcome to The Rouxbe Cooking School
  • Task 2: Course Orientation & Objectives
  • Task 3: Complete Your Course Self Assessment
  • Task 4: Rouxbe Pre-Assessment
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Identifying Premium Cuts of Beef

This lesson introduces you to the various cuts of steak and the importance of marbling.

  • Identifying Premium Cuts of Beef
  • Task 5: Identifying Premium Cuts of Meat
  • Task 6: Labeling Sections of the Cow
  • Task 7: Shopping Activity
  • Task 8: Practice Quiz
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Prepping Premium Steaks for Cooking

This lesson explains the importance of properly preparing meat before cooking.

  • Prepping Premium Steaks for Cooking
  • Task 9: Prepping Premium Steaks for Cooking
  • Task 10: Prepping Exercise
  • Task 11: Mid-Term Quiz
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How to Cook Premium Steaks

This lesson introduces you to how to best cook your premium cuts of steak.

  • How to Cook Premium Steaks
  • Task 12: How to Cook Premium Steaks
  • Task 13: Compare Flip-Once to Flip Often Methods
  • Task 14: Lesson Practice Recipes
  • Task 15: Practice Quiz
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How to Make Pan Sauce

This lesson shows you the technique behind preparing perfect pan sauces.

  • How to Make Pan Sauce
  • Task 16: How to Make Pan Sauce
  • Task 17: Lesson Practice Recipes
  • Task 18: Practice Quiz
Review
  • Course Review
  • Task 19: Course Review & Exam Preparation
  • Task 20: Final Course Assessment Quiz

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