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Your uncle is the manager of a pub and is looking for a selection of food suitable for a bar type environment and would like you to decide on this.

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GCSE Catering Statement of the problem Your uncle is the manager of a pub and is looking for a selection of food suitable for a bar type environment and would like you to decide on this. Menu chosen (Final) Rice with peas and chick pea curry. Pizza, chips and a garden salad. White chocolate and hazelnut brownie. Reasons for choice I investigated what people enjoy eating in a bar type environment by asking some adults to go into different pubs, make notes on what was on the menu, ask people what food they would like to eat at the bar and also if they would like to see any changes in food offered to them at that particular bar. The majority of people said that they would like to see more different products such as vegetarian food on offer because they usually found food such as steaks and beef burgers. From this, I decided to make my menu vegetarian based. As I analysed the food that was offered at the bar, I gathered that the food is usually not formal. After a couple of weeks of analysing some menus, I realised that there was not a wide selection of different desert type foods. I have then decided to include one dessert dish in my menu. ...read more.

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Knead the dough for five minutes. 9. Roll out the dough into a circular shape, put on the tomato puree, tomatoes, 100 grams of cheese and herbs then place into the oven. 10. Wisk eggs and sugar together in a large bowl until smooth, the beat in the melted chocolate. 11. Sift the flour over the mixture then fold in with hazel nuts, chopped chocolate and vanilla essence. 12. Put mixture into the prepared tin and place into the oven for 30 minutes. 13. Do any washing up. 14. Put cumin seeds into a pan with sun flour oil and leave for one minute. 15. Add the chopped onion and fry till it begins to turn brown. 16. Add the other spices and stir the mixture. 17. Stir in the chopped tomatoes, drained and rinsed chic peas and the ripe tomatoes then leave to cook. 18. Peel and chop the potatoes and cut into chip shapes. 19. Place into the chip fryer until golden brown. 20. Do any washing up. 21. Decorate all dishes as they finish cooking. 22. Remove cooking apron and hat and prepare to leave the kitchen. Food and equipment Grocer 2tins Chopped tomatoes 200grams White bread flour 240grams Tinned chick peas 1packet Yeast 3millilitres Cumin seeds 100grams White rice 3 millilitres Turmeric 410grams White chocolate 3millilitres Chilli powder 175grams Hazelnuts 10millitres Table salt 150grams Caster sugar 10millitres Ground black pepper 200grams ...read more.

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Time management, preparation, cooking and serving. Throughout the practical I found that I managed my time well and did not waste an time. I was pleased with my preparation as this helped me to quickly organise myself and get as quickly into cooking as possible. My cooking was also a successful part of this project as everything came out well and I attempted to improve the food to make it better than the last each time. I still feel that my choice of dishes was good as they demonstrated good cooking skills as well as producing a good outcome for the bar. Customers are able to choose finger food such as brownie or just chips. The serving of food also went well as all dishes looked very appetising and all were planned to be ready together so one did not go cold while the other was still cooking. Overall, I was very pleased with the outcome of this project. I allowed four people, as a taste panel, to test the food that I had cooked in a pub and overall the response was positive. They stated that the food was easy to eat in that environment and that was a good choice when considering vegetarianism. If I was able to do the cook again, I would try to include a starter dish so that if there are people that want to eat a proper meal there, they would have the option. ?? ?? ?? ?? Nitasha Taheem GCSE Catering ...read more.

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