Maintain the quality of perishable items

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This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain the quality of perishable supplies for food and beverage, commercial cookery or catering operations. It requires the ability to store perishable supplies in optimum conditions to minimise wastage and avoid food contamination. The unit is particularly important within a food safety regime and applies to hospitality and catering organisations, including hotels, restaurants, clubs, educational institutions, health establishments, defence forces, cafeterias, residential caterers, in flight and other transport caterers, event and function caterers.

Personnel at many levels use this skill in the workplace during the course of their daily activities, including cooks, chefs, caterers, and kitchen attendants.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Classifications

AQF - Australian Quality Framework
Certificate III, Certificate IV

Competency Field
Cookery, Inventory

National Code - Training.gov.au
SITXINV002: Maintain the quality of perishable items

Copyright Description

Copyright © 2018 TAFE SA, Government of South Australia. All rights reserved. Terms and conditions apply.

Catalogue Item

TAFEshop Identifier: TAFESA-2130

TAFEshop Catalogue: 16.030.3332

ISBN: 978-1-74282-438-3

TAFE SA

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