Ch 8: Food Preparation

About This Chapter

Proper food preparation knowledge is essential for professionals in the hospitality industry. This convenient chapter can equip you with the knowledge and skills you'll need to advance your career, seek employment and strengthen your skill professional set.

Food Preparation - Chapter Summary

These short and engaging lessons provide a high-level overview of food preparation methods. Inside the chapter, you'll find short and engaging lessons that cover food preparation vocabulary, skills, equipment, safety standards and more. You'll also examine the basics of bartending and study the essential requirements of halal and kosher food preparation.

You can study this chapter in sequence or jump to specific topics that you want to focus on. Each lesson comes with a short quiz to help you ensure your comprehension of the material. The chapter is completely self-paced and you can access the lessons using almost any device that has an Internet connection.

How It Helps

Proper food preparation is essential for ensuring the safety of restaurant and hotel customers. These food preparation lessons can help a variety hospitality professionals learn or review fundamental food preparation methods, rules, equipment and more. If you're new to the industry, these lessons can equip you with the knowledge you need to safely prepare food. These lessons can benefit industry professionals who want to transition into a food service position and who need to demonstrate competency in food preparation.

Skills Covered

Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Recognize different types of food preparation
  • Define prepared food
  • List food preparation terminology
  • Use basic skills for food preparation
  • Identify equipment that's used to prepare food
  • Consider food preparation regulations and safety standards
  • Know hygiene rules and how to use gloves while preparing food
  • Understand how to prepare halal and kosher food
  • Assess bartending supplies, tools, vocabulary and tips

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