Introduction to Working in Catering

INTRODUCTION TO WORKING IN CATERING

Catering is one of the career paths often chosen by adults with learning disabilities. This unit provides students with a thorough grounding in the range of jobs that they might perform in a catering environment, the variety of tools and equipment they might use, and the key tasks they might perform, always bearing in mind health and safety guidelines.



Newhop Skills for Work: Introduction to Working in Catering CD-ROM


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Catering

Where could you work?

What jobs do people do in catering?
Chef/cook
Waitress/waiter
Dish washer

What's it like to work in catering?

Uniform
Chef
Waiter/waitress

Self-presentation
Serving staff
Kitchen staff
Some rules
Jewellery
Nail varnish
Perfume or after-shave


Know your way around where you work
Kitchen area
Storage area
Dining area

Tools and equipment
The table
Cutlery
Crockery
Serving food
Preparing and cooking food
Cleaning/washing up
Waste disposal

Safety
Wear the correct clothes
Handle food safely
Report a sickness or infection
Use tools and utensils correctly


Safe knife practices
Other safety rules for tools
Follow health & safety guidelines

Tasks in the dining room/food service
Sanitise the dining area
Make up cutlery packs
Refill condiments
Take a customer's order
Serve a customer
Clear a table after a customer

Tasks in the kitchen/food preparation
Make a hot drink
Prepare vegetables
Make a sandwich
Clean the food preparation area