Seafood is a very important part of any menu, providing excellent variety across a range of service styles and periods. Seafood is quite popular with customers, especially as it is often not cooked at home.The skills required by the chef include correct selection, purchasing and storage of seafood.

Creating perfect seafood dishes requires good cooking skills as well as skills in the preparation of a wide variety of seafood, appropriate sauces and garnishes. High quality, attractively presented seafood dishes will satisfy the customers.

$90.00 Price

155 mins Estimated Time

Components in this Module

1 - Introduction to Seafood

  • Welcome
  • Overview
  • Why do we Eat Seafood?
  • Seafood Statistics
  • Seafood Statistics Continued
  • Selecting Ingredients
  • Selecting Ingredients Continued
  • Selecting Equipment
  • Seafood Equipment Examples
  • Seafood Equipment Challenge
  • Assembling and Preparing Ingredients
  • Assembling and Preparing Ingredients Continued
  • Checkpoint 1

2 - Selecting Seafood

  • Selecting Seafood
  • Sustainable Seafood
  • Chain of Custody Certification
  • Impact of Fishing on Stock
  • Enterprise and Customer Expectations
  • Seafood Availability
  • Classification of Seafood
  • Finfish
  • Fish Diagrams
  • Checkpoint 2
  • Classification of Shellfish

3 - Seafood Quality and Storage

  • Seafood Quality and Storage
  • Seafood Quality and Storage Continued
  • Fresh Fish Quality Indicators
  • Appearance Quality Indicators
  • Quality Indicators
  • Frozen Fish Quality Indicators
  • Seafood Quality Points
  • Checkpoint 3
  • Shellfish Quality Indicators
  • Shellfish Quality Points
  • Molluscs
  • Ordering and Receiving Seafood
  • Market Forms of Fish
  • Market Forms of Fish Challenge
  • Checkpoint 4
  • Seafood Hygiene
  • Storage of Seafood
  • Fresh Seafood Storage Points of Care
  • Seafood Storage Diagram
  • Frozen Seafood Storage Points of Care

4 - Preparation of Seafood

  • Cost and Wastage
  • Average Waste Percentages
  • Checkpoint 5
  • Preparing Finfish
  • Preparing Fish Videos
  • Fish Cuts
  • Fish Cuts Videos
  • Preparing Shellfish
  • Crustacean Preparation
  • Preparing Shellfish Continued
  • Mollusc Preparation
  • Soft Bodied Molluscs
  • Soft Bodied Molluscs Preparation
  • Shellfish Identification Challenge
  • Sashimi
  • Preserving Seafood
  • Checkpoint 6
  • Serving Sizes and Pricing for Seafood
  • Pricing of Seafood Dishes

5 - Cooking Seafood

  • Cooking Seafood
  • Cookery Methods for Fish and Shellfish Pt1
  • Cookery Methods for Fish and Shellfish Pt2
  • Checkpoint 7
  • Accompaniments for Seafood
  • Using Seafood By-Products

6 - Presenting and Storing Seafood Dishes

  • Presenting Seafood Dishes
  • Storage

7 - Solving Problems

  • Solving Problems

8 - Culinary Terms Applied to Seafood Dishes

  • Culinary Terms Applied to Seafood Dishes
  • Conclusion
  • Checkpoint 8
  • Congratulations!


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