Catering Skills

Catering Skills

Setting the Scene

Streaming Video - 2006
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Whether it's a formal business lunch or a casual garden-party buffet, a catered meal requires careful planning. This video immerses students in the world of commercial meal preparation, covering a wide range of strategic issues that professional caterers must consider. Master chef Richard Dodson explains how to achieve the proper variety of dishes, determine dietary requirements, calculate portion sizes, and price menus. Server professionalism is also featured, including the best methods for setting tables, placing crockery and cutlery, folding napkins, carrying several plates, and clearing tables.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2005
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (28 min.) :,sd., col., digital file +,instructional materials (online)
Alternative Title: Setting the scene


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