Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Spotlight on Catering - Day 2 - Breakfast & Lunch


A typical day in the kitchen involves preparing breakfast for the staff and trainees. This includes fresh made scones, toast, preparing a cooked breakfast, hot and cold cereals etc.

Trainees preparing scones and fruit salad for breakfast

After breakfast we start preparing lunch for afternoon. This is a great way of practicing different skills, as the menu changes on a daily basis. When preparing the lunch menu. Catering trainees take into consideration the different dietary requirements for example: vegetarians, healthy options and food allergies.  
Examples of lunches Lasagne, Cottage Pie, Stew, Fish, Pasta, Salad, Chicken, Pork, Roast Beef, Vegetables, Pizza etc


As part of ongoing learning theory is incorporated into a typical day in the kitchen.



Pizza and salad being prepared for lunch by Lisa and  trainees today