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Newcastle College Hospitality 4

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Hospitality

People in these occupations provide catering services to customers and prepare and serve food and beverages.


Restaurant and catering establishment managers and proprietors plan, direct and co-ordinate the catering services of restaurants, hotels and catering services, while Chefs plan menus and prepare, or oversee the preparation of food in hotels, restaurants, clubs, private households and other establishments.  

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Daily tasks:

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Ensures relevant hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen.
  • Supervises, organises and instructs kitchen staff and manages the whole kitchen or an area of the kitchen.
  • Plans menus, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs or oversees their preparation and monitors the quality of finished dishes.
  • Requisitions or purchases and examines foodstuffs from suppliers to ensure quality.

Median Salary

£20,085 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements.
  • Checks that supplies are properly used and accounted for to prevent wastage and loss and to keep within budget limit.
  • Plans and arranges food preparation in collaboration with other staff and organises the provision of waiting or counter staff.
  • Verifies that quality of food, beverages and waiting service is as required, that kitchen and dining areas are kept clean and appropriate hygiene standards are maintained in compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Purchases or directs the purchasing of supplies and arranges for preparation of accounts.
  • Discusses customer.
  • Decides on range and quality of meals and beverages to be provided.
  • Plans catering services and directs staff.

Median Salary

£23,563 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Checks that supplies are properly used and accounted for to prevent wastage and loss and to keep within budget limit.
  • Verifies that quality of food, beverages and waiting service are as required and that kitchen and dining areas are kept clean in compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Purchases or directs the purchasing of supplies and arranges for preparation of accounts.
  • Decides on range and quality of meals and beverages to be provided or discusses customer.
  • Plans catering or bar services and supervises staff.

Median Salary

£21,385 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Makes cake decorations, spreads icing, fillings and toppings on products.
  • Bakes bread, pastry and cakes.
  • Fills and glazes pastry, mixes ingredients for cakes.
  • Rolls and cuts pastry, stretches, kneads and moulds dough to form bread, rolls and buns.
  • Mixes ingredients using hand or machine to obtain the required consistency.
  • Weighs ingredients according to recipe.

Median Salary

£19,658 View more

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