Food Service Industry: Definition & History


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_____ is credited with establishing the earliest culinary texts, which helped bring a common language and more standardization to kitchen workers.

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1. The brigade system was first introduced to kitchens by a man named _____.

2. This cuisine is known for its highly elaborate menu items with detailed embellishments and ornate garnishes. It's typically a multi-course experience made up of a variety dishes that are rich and hearty.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test what you know about the food service industry. Answer questions about its history and how it has changed with the modern world.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll find out if you remember:

  • The creator of the Brigade System of kitchen management
  • How large the food service industry is in the US
  • The writer of the first culinary texts

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the size of the food service industry in the US today
  • Making connections - use understanding of the history of the food service industry to discuss individuals who made major contributions to its advancement
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different styles of cuisine based on the descriptions of their menus and serving methods

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this part of the workforce by reviewing the lesson titled Food Service Industry: Definition & History. It will help you understand concepts like:

  • Positions within the Brigade System
  • Modern innovations on traditional food service methods
  • The number of restaurants currently in the US