Food Technology / Hospitality
11 Food Technology
The course allows for a holistic overview of how we organise, process and are responsible for the food we serve and consume. You will learn strategies and practices to address different hygiene and safety issues. You will implement and demonstrate a range of selected baking and skills to make a specified product. To further enhance your learning you will demonstrate and practice your understanding of cultural practices of countries and how these have influenced the kiwi way of life. The course offers 18 Internal and 4 External Credits
The course allows for further building on knowledge of practices and strategies to address food handling issues by way of practical demonstration and detailed text. Students will develop their skills and knowledge in hospitality by way of knife skills, catering, baking, comprehensive salad making and time management sufficient to fufil the requirements of working within the hospitality industry. Students also have the opportunity to compete at Regional and National Level for Culinary competitions. 16 Internal Industry based credits are offered.
The course allows for further building on knowledge of practices and strategies to address food handling issues by way of practical demonstration and detailed text. Students will develop in hospitality with Barista skills by demonstrating knowledge of coffee origin and production and also preparing and presenting several espresso beverages for service. Students will also demonstrate and describe their knowledge of culinary products and terms by way of practical application and comprehensive written text. 16 Internal industry approved credits are offered.
Possible future Vocational or Study Pathways
Food Technologist, Chef, Barista, Dietitian, Nutritionist, Wait Staff, Bartending, Café owner, Hospitality Management, Hotel and Restaurant service with Industry approved credits that are globally recognised.