Dr. Jefferson D. Cavalieri 

Chemistry, Physical Sciences
Dutchess Community College
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Office:  Washington Center, Room W216
Phone / voicemail:  (845) 431-8547
Email: cavalier@sunydutchess.edu *

Chemistry Lab Website

    Spring 2008:                                                                               

Culinary Chemistry - PHS 114 - sections 1.0, 1.1
Culinary Chemistry Course Page
Organic Chemistry II - CHE 232 - sections 1.0, 1.1, 1.2
Introductory Chemistry I - CHE 111 - Lab sections 1.1, 1.2
                                                                    (Lecturer is Wendy Joyce)


Office hours: M - 7:15 p.m., T 11 a.m., W 9 a.m., Th. by appointment, F - 11 a.m., other times by appointment.

Here's the course description for PHS 114 from the College's Master Schedule: 

PHS 114, Culinary Chemistry  3 hr. lecture, 2 hr. lab, 4 cr. hr.  -  A study of the application of basic scientific concepts to cooking and food science.  Nutritional properties of foods, food preparation, food preservation, and social and economic issues surrounding food will be examined.  Scientific topics to be studied include: fundamentals of food chemistry; molecular structure, interactions, and reactions; biochemistry; energy content; mixtures and phase changes; application of concepts to common cooking processes and recipes.   This course may be used in place of CHE 111 as preparation for CHE 121.  A scientific calculator is required. 

Online Office Hours for my students - by email.  I should be able to get back to you within a couple of days if you send me your email address, possibly with a more studied answer to your question. In between semesters I don't have regularly scheduled office hours, but I can be reached at the phone number below. 

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Phone: (845) 431-8547                                                                           Last Updated:1/17/07

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