Be able to prepare, serve and clear away food and drink safely.
Learning Outcome 3: Indicative Content
Learners must be able to demonstrate competence in preparing, serving, and clearing away food safely to achieve this outcome. For example:
- Preparing foods - separate boards and utensils for different types of food, colour-coded chopping boards, following manufacturer's instructions where relevant, checking use by dates
- Serving food - maintaining personal hygiene, excluding staff who are not well, covering cuts appropriately, wearing protective clothing
- Clearing food and drink - cleaning, sterilising equipment, disinfecting
- Disposal of food - disposal according to setting policies, checking use by dates,
Prepare food and drink in a way that minimises risk to self and others.
Serve food and drink in a way that minimises risk to self and others.
Clear away food and drink in way that minimises risk to self and others.
Dispose of food waste promptly and in the appropriate place.