Ch 10: Food Preparation Basics

About This Chapter

This chapter covers the fundamentals of proper food preparation. Study the chapter at your own pace to improve your food preparation knowledge, study for exams, complete homework assignments or boost your grades.

Food Preparation Basics - Chapter Summary

Review the basics of food preparation with these engaging food service industry lessons. As you work through the chapter, you'll find short lessons and self-assessment quizzes that examine various food preparation methods, skills and terminology. You can quickly find the information you want to study on your course Dashboard and ask our instructors questions if they come up. After completing the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Name the different types of food preparation
  • Know what prepared food is
  • Identify basic food preparation terms and skills
  • Recognize the types of equipment that used to prepare food
  • Outline halal and kosher food preparation methods

7 Lessons in Chapter 10: Food Preparation Basics
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Food Preparation? - Definition & Types

1. What is Food Preparation? - Definition & Types

Humans are the only living beings on Earth that do not exclusively eat food as it appears in nature. In this lesson, we'll look at the stages of food preparation and see what they mean to the culinary arts today.

What is Prepared Food?

2. What is Prepared Food?

What is the difference between food and prepared food? Does it matter? In this lesson, we'll look at the prepared food industry and see why this classification can be very significant.

Food Preparation Terms

3. Food Preparation Terms

Brushing up on your food preparation knowledge means having a solid understanding of important kitchen terms. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the key vocabulary terms crucial in food prep.

Basic Food Preparation Skills

4. Basic Food Preparation Skills

Understanding the basics of food preparation means acquiring some important skills in the kitchen. In this lesson, you'll learn more about some basic food preparation skills that will help at home or in a commercial kitchen.

Types of Food Preparation Equipment

5. Types of Food Preparation Equipment

In this lesson on food and beverage management, you will learn about the different types of equipment used for food preparation, including essential knowledge of equipment required for efficient operation and management of food production.

Halal Food Preparation

6. Halal Food Preparation

For culinary arts students in today's world, halal food preparation may become a vital skill. In this lesson, we will examine this concept and see what halal cooking looks like.

Kosher Food: Preparation & Guidelines

7. Kosher Food: Preparation & Guidelines

Some dietary restrictions are personal choices; others are a bit more serious. In this lesson, we are going to review Jewish dietary laws and see what makes certain food fit to eat.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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