Professional Roles and Supervision
To provide students with the skills and knowledge to manage staff and select and apply staffing strategies to achieve performance targets in a commercial kitchen.
- Learning Outcomes
- 1: Select and apply staffing strategies to meet performance targets
2: Manage staff relationships for operational roles
3: Monitor and maintain appropriate standards of professional behaviour and practice in the
- -Analyse and apply staffing strategies (training, roster writing and implementation)
- Apply food and menu costing, cost control procedures to maintain profit
- Communication with staff to meet desired operational outcomes
- Manage conflict in the workplace
- Apply recommendations in relation to improvement and implementation of processes
- Health, safety and hygienic practices in a commercial kitchen
- Professional practice and behaviour: Reliability, time management, problem solving, cultural
understanding and diversity, staff management skills, communication skills, teamwork,
professional appearance and personal behaviou
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Practical - tutor and guest tutor-led demonstration and application in a practical context; includes team work, time management skills, recording of evidence via ePortfolio, peer and tutor feedback incorporating current industry standards and modelling of professional practice and behaviour.
Theory - includes face-to-face, web-supported lectures and tutorials; use of 'Moodle' and the internet for research; guest tutors; project-based learning.
- Assessment Criteria
- The portfolio is comprised of multiple assessment tasks. To pass this module all tasks must be submitted and an overall minimum pass mark of 50% is required.
- Learning and Teaching Resource
- - Two fully-equipped commercial kitchens and a production kitchen incorporating a range of
facilities and commercial catering equipment
- An operational commercial training restaurant
- Online resources accessible in all classrooms and in the restaurant
- Evidence portfolios
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.