SS 1 Catering Craft Practices

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TABLE LAYING AND TABLE SETTING

TABLE LAYING This is the process of covering the restaurant/dining tables with table clothes. Nothing is more attractive in the room than tables clothed-up with clean, crisp and well starched linen table cloths and napkin. The table cloth and napkin should be handled as little as possible to avoid creasing, which will be ensured by

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Specialized service

This service is provided in another location, where the area is not primarily designed for the purpose. The food and drink is taken to where the customer is.   Types of specialized service Tray Service:  Service of whole or part of a meal on tray to customers. E.g. on the hospital bed, inside train, aircraft

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TYPES OF FOOD SERVICE

SELF SERVICE This type of service is commonly found in cafeteria and canteens. It involves customers/guests serving themselves with little assistance from the waiters/waitresses.   Types of  Self Service Cafeteria/Counter service: Here the customers queue in line formation past a service counter and choose their menu requirements in stages before loading them on a tray.

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FOOD SERVICE

FOOD SERVICE Food service can be defined as the preparation, delivery and serving of ready to eat foods/meals in catering establishments. It is simply the manner of presenting prepared meals to the diners/guests.   TYPES OF FOOD SERVICE Table Service Self Service Specialized Service   TABLE SERVICE Table service is a service where the customer

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HOUSE-KEEPING PERSONNEL AND RECEPTIONISTS

Housekeeping may be defined as provision of calm, comfortable, safe and an aesthetically appealing environment. Housekeeping department is an operational department in a hotel, which is responsible for cleanliness, maintenance and beautification of the hotel and its surroundings such as guest rooms, public areas, back areas and surroundings. It provides clean and comfortable environment. The

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KITCHEN STAFF/ KITCHEN BRIGADE

  This refers to the team who work together on shift basis, under the chef de cuisine (head chef) in the kitchen.   HEAD CHEF (CHEF DE CUISINE)  The head chef performs mainly administrative duties of supervision in large establishments, but in small establishment with fewer staff, he engages in handling the foods when necessary.

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PERSONNEL IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE AREA

In the food and beverage establishment today, there are many ways of using and deploying staff.  Also, different terminology is used to describe what the staff do for the establishment. The four key requirements for deploying staff are these: (though it may depend on the establishment and the particular service method being used.) Sound Product

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STANDARD AND LOCAL MEASURING EQUIPMENT

MEASURING EQUIPMENT/ TOOLS Measuring equipment are those materials used in determining quantities of food items. They are essential in catering. The use of measuring equipment enable a caterer to ensure consistency, recipe balance, quality requirements, accurate seasoning and other required measurements on which catering is based. STANDARD TOOLS LOCAL TOOLS Manual kitchen scale Liquid measuring

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COOKING OF FOODS

COOKING OF FOOD Cooking can be defined as the application of heat on foods. It is the preparation of food in readiness for eating, using heat to render foods palatable, digestible, attractive and safe for consumption. Cooking food simply means transfer of energy from a heat source to food. It can also be defined as

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