Catering and Hospitality

You will be learning about: 

The Hospitality Industry and how it operates, food production, preparation, cooking and presentation as well as and nutrition behind the food. A majority of the knowledge is taught through practical cooking, producing industry style dishes, cooking almost every week. You will learn and demonstrate the importance of colour, texture, flavour, time management, the hospitality industry and meeting the nutritional needs of customers.  You will develop a wide range of culinary skills, appropriate methods of cooking and presentation.  

You will need to demonstrate knowledge of:  

  • Health, Safety and Hygiene Legislation  
  • Nutrition, Special Diets,  
  • Costing of Dishes  
  • Food allergies and intolerance 
  • Menu planning 
  • Cooking methods 

The qualification is made up of two exams; one is a written exam about the Hospitality Industry and how it operates including different business types, job roles and skills along with keeping customers and staff safe. The second unit is a practical exam planning and prepare suitable dishes to meet the needs of a realistic hospitality business. 

How will this subject help me in the future?  

This is an ideal opportunity to work in Hospitality, Catering and Leisure Industry which is a major employer in Norfolk and East Anglia. This course will support applications and progression on to catering and leisure courses at the local FE colleges.   

Please follow the link to view our Hospitality curriculum: