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Food Preparation

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryOnline & Correspondence
Course REF: BRE212

Food Preparation Outline

  • Learn how to prepare and cook food.
  • Understand the principles for selecting, cleaning, cutting, preserving, flavouring, mixing, cooking; and everything else involved in preparing food for consumption.
  • Become a better cook at home, socially, or for work

This is a standalone course; but one that also complements Food and Beverage Management, Event Management and Self Sufficiency. Some students may wish to become more self sufficient, others may wish to work in a restaurant, catering services, culinary supplies (eg. a kitchen shop) or hospitality services.


Lesson Structure

There are 9 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction
  2. Fruit and vegetables
  3. Cereals & Starches; Bread, cereals and potatoes
  4. Meat Fish and Alternatives
  5. Milk and dairy
  6. Fats and Sugars
  7. Flavouring Food
  8. Menu planning on a Small Scale
  9. Menu Planning on a Large Scale

Aims

  • To develop a foundation for making decisions about how to prepare and present different foods as meals in a commercial or non-commercial situation
  • Discuss the scope and nature of food preparation options, and their impact upon the broad qualities of the food presented for eating
  • Explain and compare options for preparing a wide range of different fruits and vegetables for consumption.
  • Explain and compare options for preparing a wide range of different meat, fish and protein substitute foods for consumption
  • Explain and compare options for preparing a wide range of dairy foods for consumption
  • Explain and compare options for preparing a wide range of different fats and sugars (or foods high in fat or sugar) for consumption.
  • Explain and compare options for preparing a wide range of different cereals and starches for consumption
  • To explain and compare a wide range of different food flavourings, seasonings, garnishes, sauces, etc for consumption

Food Preparation

Statement of AchievementPlease enquire for prices and more information
Course Duration: 100 Hours
DeliveryOnline & Correspondence
Course REF: BRE212