Large-scale food production and restaurant management 322

Module code VDS 322
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Module 1: Restaurant management. Table setting, table serving, wine service, food and wine pairing, beverage management.
Module 2: Menu planning for different food service systems and styles of food service.
Module 3: Large scale food procurement, consumption and storage.
Practical work: Principles of large-scale food preparation and the practical application thereof in a practical restaurant situation. Recipe formats and adjustment applicable to large-scale food preparation. Work scheduling and the practical exposure to the use of large scale catering equipment in a real life situation.
The UN sustainable development goals #3; 8; 9; 11 and 12 are addressed during the theory components and practical sessions. Projects are focused on identifying not only critical areas of concern but also possible mitigating strategies thus encouraging initiatives to achieve good health and well-being, responsible industry consumption, production community engagement and economic growth.

Module credits 31.00
Service modules Faculty of Health Sciences
Prerequisites VDS 210 and VDS 221
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 3 practicals per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Consumer and Food Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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