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Culinary Arts & Baking

Research resources, tips, and support from SCC librarians

Search the library catalog to discover books in the SCC/SFCC collection


 You'll find books on subjects like these and more:

  • Cooking
  • Slow food
  • Farm to table
  • Foodways
  • Food habits
  • Food security
  • Food and culture
  • Food history
  • Food in literature
  • Restaurant design
  • Molecular gastronomy
  • Braising
  • Baking
  • Confectionary
  • Sous-vide cooking
  • Terroir
  • Urban agriculture
  • Small farms
  • Rooftop gardens
  • Northwest cooking

Prefer to browse the library shelves?

Books about food and foodservice are generally located in these call number areas:

  • 640
  • 690
  • 390 (food and culture)

Example books in the SCC/SFCC Library

There are so many great books about culinary arts, baking, hospitality, food culture, etc. in the SCC Library.

It's hard to select just a few, but here are some example titles:

Don't find it at SCC? Ask at the library

SCC students have access to partner library collections

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) of materials from other libraries

If you want a book or article that's not available from SCC Library, request it from the library using the form linked below.

Library staff will do their best to obtain the item for you.

  • Articles will be emailed to you within a week
  • Books will either be sent to an SCC/SFCC center for you to borrow, or librarians will arrange another way for you to access the book.

NOTE: It can take time for library staff to obtain books from other libraries, so start your research early.


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Questions about research, citation, login, or other?

 Contact a librarian any time!