Presentation on theme: "Section 3.1 Careers in Foodservice"— Presentation transcript:
1 Section 3.1 Careers in Foodservice There are a variety of job opportunities available in food production.There are also jobs available in service, management, and other areas.
2 Foodservice at a Glance There are two types of foodservice jobs:those who work directly with customersthose who actually prepare food
3 Foodservice at a Glance Production opportunities involve a kitchen brigade.Today, many restaurants cross-train their employees.kitchen brigadeA kitchen system where specific tasks are assigned to each member of the kitchen staff.cross-trainGiving employees work experience in many different tasks.
4 Foodservice at a Glance The five basic kitchen brigade positions:line cooks/station cooksline cooks/station cooksCooks who work the food production line.
5 Foodservice at a Glance The five basic kitchen brigade positions:sous chefsous chefSupervises and sometimes assists other chefs in the kitchen.
6 Foodservice at a Glance The five basic kitchen brigade positions:pastry chefpastry chefChef responsible for making baked items, such as breads, desserts, and pastries.
7 Foodservice at a Glance The five basic kitchen brigade positions:prep cookprep cookPrepares ingredients to be used on the food production line.
8 Foodservice at a Glance The five basic kitchen brigade positions:garde mangergarde mangerThe chef responsible for preparing cold food items.
9 Foodservice at a Glance Management opportunities:executive chefresearch chefexecutive chefManages all kitchen operations.research chefWorks closely with food scientists to produce new food products.
10 Foodservice at a Glance Management opportunities:culinary scientistfoodservice directorfoodservice directorManages the banquet operations of hotels, banquet facilities, hospitals, and universities.culinary scientistSets new standards in food technology by creating new food products and cooking methods.
11 Foodservice at a Glance Management opportunities:catering directorkitchen managercatering directorCoordinates the food for each function.kitchen managerOrders ingredients and makes sure that they are prepared correctly.
12 Foodservice at a Glance Management opportunities:dining room supervisorrestaurant managerdining room supervisorCoordinates and assigns duties to the hosts, servers, and bussers.restaurant managerOversees the operation of the entire restaurant.
13 Foodservice at a Glance Other related opportunities include purchaser and sales representative.purchaserBuys food and supplies according to his or her restaurant clients’ current needs.sales representativeHelps chefs to select food and equipment that will best fit their needs and budgets.
14 Education Opportunities Begin preparing for a foodservice career while in high school.Learn how to get experience and training.Take a culinary arts or foodservice course.What classes are you taking now that could help you prepare for a foodservice career?
15 Education Opportunities After high school, you can enter a certification program or an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program in foodservice or business.
16 Education Opportunities Entry-level work is another way to learn about foodservice careers.entry-levelJobs for which you do not need to have training or experience.
17 Education Opportunities Other opportunities include apprenticeships, military training programs, and on-the-job training programs, such as internships.apprenticeOne who works under the guidance of a skilled worker to learn a particular trade or art.internshipA program in which an advanced student works at a business to get hands-on training.
18 Section 3.2 Foodservice Trends Foodservice operations track and analyze industry trends to serve their customers.Trends may be affected by society, culture, ethnic trends, population, or the economy.
19 The Hospitality Industry To be successful in the foodservice industry, you need to know:how people and communities are changing.what the trends are.trendA general preference or dislike for something within an industry.
20 The Hospitality Industry Foodservice is an important part of the hospitality industry.hospitality industryProvides food and lodging to customers.
21 The Hospitality Industry Study trends to discover customer needs and wants.Society-based factors that affect customer needs:family structureworkpreferences
22 Where Are the Opportunities? Two types of foodservice operations are noncommercial and commercial.noncommercial operationAn operation that works to pay for daily expenses.commercial operationAn operation that earns more than enough to cover daily expenses.
23 Where Are the Opportunities? Jobs are available in:fine-dining and full-service restaurantsfine-dining restaurantA restaurant that provides an environment featuring excellent food, elegant decor, and superior service.full-service restaurantA restaurant where servers take customer orders and then bring the food to the table.
24 Where Are the Opportunities? Jobs are available in:quick-service restaurants and cafeteriasquick-service restaurantA restaurant that quickly provides a limited selection of food at low prices.cafeteriaA restaurant where customers serve themselves, or order at a counter.
25 Where Are the Opportunities? Jobs are available in:hotels and resorts, banquet facilities, catering facilities, and bakeries and pastry shops
26 Small-Business Opportunities Small businesses are started by entrepreneurs who hope for financial rewards and personal satisfaction.entrepreneurA self-motivated person who creates and runs a business.
28 Business Plan Development All businesses need to have a business plan.business planA document that describes a new business and a strategy to launch that business.
29 Where Are the Opportunities? Describe these restaurant business ownership formats.FormatDescriptionSole ProprietorshipA business that has only one ownerPartnershipA legal association of two or more people who share the ownership of the businessCorporationA business to which a state grants an individual or a group of people a charter with legal rights to form a business