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Food Production and Cooking (Hospitality and Catering) Level 2 Part 1
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The course aims to provide you with the knowledge and essential skills to enable you to carry out food production and cooking duties in a wide range of organisations.

On completion of this course you will be able to:
  • Understand the legislation in the food and hospitality business
  • Understand food allergies when producing dishes for individuals who suffer from food allergies
  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment and follow emergency procedures when necessary
  • Understand and apply the principles and practices of effective teamwork to enhance your team's productivity and performance
  • Maintain personal hygiene and food safety when storing, preparing and cooking food
  • Contribute to kitchen control and efficiency
  • Maintain and deal with customer payments
  • Produce basic fish dishes
  • Produce basic meat dishes
  • Produce basic poultry dishes
  • Produce basic vegetable dishes
  • Produce basic hot sauces
  • Produce basic pasta dishes
  • Produce basic bread and dough products
  • Produce basic pastry products, cakes, sponges and scones
  • Produce basic hot and cold desserts
  • Produce cold starters and salads
  • Present menu items according to a defined brand standard
  • Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organization
  • Produce healthier dishes
Where this will lead

Food Production and Cooking Level 2 can lead to a career in a wide range of hospitality and catering businesses and/or you can choose to progress to further studies in the industry.

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