Organising the kitchen to operate smoothly requires thorough understanding of the components of the catering control cycle, as well as how each part has to be understood, planned and executed. Having this understanding will help you to ensure consistency and ability to meet allocated budgets.
A chef who wants to take the next step in their career needs to understand the planning, supervision and management requirements of a kitchen.
Components in this Module
2 - Planning Food Production Requirements
- Planning Food Production Requirements
- Philosophy of the Enterprise
- Target Market and Customer Expectations
- Timeframes and Deadlines
- Food Production Processes
- Creating Production Flow Charts
- Checkpoint 1
- Cook-Chill - Short Shelf Life
- Cook-Chill - Short Shelf Life Process
- Cook-Chill - Long Shelf Life
- Cook Fresh - Small Scale
- Cook Fresh - Bulk Scale
- Checkpoint 2
- Selecting a Suitable System
- Managing Food Production Processes
- Determining Production Requirements
- Standard Recipe Format
- Workflow and Mise en Place
- Mise en Place Workflow
- Logical workflow
3 - Organising Availability of Supplies
- Organising Availability of Supplies
- Sourcing Stock
- Checkpoint 3
4 - Coordinating Kitchen Operations
- Coordinating Kitchen Operations
- Food Safety
- Critical Control Points and Monitoring Procedures
- Catering Cycle
- Identifying Critical Control Points
- Identifying Critical Control Points - Continued
- Checkpoint 4
- Managing Workflow
- Workspace Design
- Production Kitchen Flowchart
5 - Monitoring Quality
- Monitoring Quality
- Menu Item: Fish Fillet with White Wine Sauce
- Checkpoint 5
- Quality reports
- Storing and Transporting
- Monitoring Processes
- Monitoring Procedures and Corrective Actions
- Involving Staff
- Ensuring Standards are Met
6 - Conclusion
- Checkpoint 6
No previous knowledge or experience is required.
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Who should do this course?
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How will I be assessed?
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