Presentation on theme: "Understanding Standardized Recipes"— Presentation transcript:
1 Understanding Standardized Recipes CA-ICA-8: Students will examine and identify standardized recipes and their role in a commercial kitchen.
2 What is a Recipe?A written record of the ingredients and preparation steps needed to make a particular dish.Found in magazines, cookbooks, internet, or created on your own
3 What is a Standardized Recipe? These recipes suit the needs of a individual kitchenUsing and writing standardized recipes is a big part of a chef’s job
4 The Purpose of Standardized Recipes Help food-service businesses because…Support Consistent Quality and QuantityEncourage efficient purchasing and preparationReduce costs by eliminating wasteEnable the wait staff the answer guests’ questions accurately and honestly
5 Sections of a Standardized Recipe Title of RecipeYield—the recipe’s measured outputIngredients ListMethod
6 Sections of a Standardized Recipe Some may also include:Recipe CategoryEquipmentService—portioning informationHACCP—list the critical control points
7 Reading RecipesYOU MUST READ THE RECIPE BEFORE YOU BEGIN PREPARATION!!!To understand and apply standardized recipes, use the “PRN” method for reading recipes.
8 PRN Method Preview: to get the big picture Read: to focus carefully on the specifics of the recipeNote: write any adjustments and plans for preparation
9 Things to Consider Yield: Does the recipe make enough or too much? Ingredients: Are you familiar with all the ingredients? Do you have all the ingredients? Can you use substitutions?Method: Are you familiar with the techniques listed? Do you have all necessary equipment?
10 Things to ConsiderTiming: Do you have to adjust the recipe’s timing? Do you need to preheat equipment?Serving and Holding: What do you do with the finished product? Do you have an appropriate accompaniment or garnish?