Craftsmanship Course in Food Production & Patisserie

Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition
Blended learning in Mumbai

Rs 25,000
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Typology Course
Methodology Blended
Location Mumbai
Duration 18 Months
  • Course
  • Blended
  • Mumbai
  • Duration:
    18 Months

The objective of the course is: Students acquire knowledge and ability to master various skills in the preparation of Indian, Continental and Chinese dishes by employing good work habits, appropriate cooking techniques, tools and equipment in a manner to prevent nutritional and material loss, waste and damage.


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Veer Savarkar Marg, Dadar (W), 400028, Maharashtra, India
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Starts On request
Veer Savarkar Marg, Dadar (W), 400028, Maharashtra, India
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Eligibility: Successful completion of S.S.C. (10th class of 10+2 pattern) or equivalent qualification with English as one of the subject in the Final of the School Examinations. Age : Maximum up to 22 years as on 1st June of each year.

Course programme


THEORY includes:

A. 80%

- Overview of the Catering Industry.

- Kitchen Organisational structure.

- Aims and Objects of Cooking - Definition.

- Classification of raw materials - functions.

- Preparation of Ingredients.

- Methods of mixing food, movements in mixing, weighing and measuring.

- Texture of food.

- Culinary terms.

- Methods of Cooking with special application to cereals (Rice, flours, millets etc.) meat, fish, vegetable, soup,cheese, pulses and egg cookery. Conventional and non-conventional methods of cooking, microwave cooking etc. Fast Food items.

- Leavening agents.

- Selection and identification of varieties of fish, cuts of meat, beef and pork and vegetables available in the local market.

· Meat preservation - elementary.
- Poultry and Game:
· Poultry: - Age, quality, market types, preparation, dressing and cuts with its uses:
· Game: - Furred game and feathered game, preparation and cuts with its uses;
· Poultry & Game: - Methods of cooking; boiling, poaching, grilling, roasting, frying with proper accompaniments.

- Accompaniments and Garnishes.

- Re-heating of food.

- Balancing of recipes, standardisation of recipes, maintaining recipe files, standard setting, sensory evaluation of recipes.

- Menu planning, principles and application.

- Portion control, standard portion sizes, necessity for control, brief study of how portions are worked out.

- Invalid Cookery.

- Kitchen Organisation.

- Quality Control: Purchasing specification, quality control methodology; prevailing food standards in India; food adulterants as a public health hazard; simple tests in the detection of common food adulterants; Essential Commodities Act - ISI Agmark.

- Recipes and quantities required to produce 10 ltrs. Stock - Chicken, white and brown.

- Description and uses of the following: Roux, blanc, Roux blond and Roux brun. Recipes and quantities required to produce 01 ltr. Of the following: Bachamel sauce, tomato sauce, veloute sauce, espagnole sauce and mayonnaise sauce with the necessary precautions to be observed while preparing these with minimum five derivatives of each.

- Soups: Definition, classification with examples in each group, composition, recipe for 01 ltr. Consommé; popular consommés with 10 garnishes, classical soups.

- Eggs: Structure, selection and quality of; various ways of cooking eggs with example in each method; preservation and storage.

- Farinaceous dishes: Types of recipes and methods of cooking with examples.

- Vegetables: Colour reaction of different types of vegetables to acid, alkali and metals, methods of cooking different vegetables with emphasis on cooking asparagus, artichokes, leek, brussels, sprouts.

- Pulses: Methods of cooking with time and temperature.

B. 20%

- Larder Work: Its functions and management.

- Larder control - Cleanliness of larder and control larder equipment and supplies.

- Hors d'oeuvre and salads: Description of various types of Hors d'oeuvre - Hors d'oeuvre varies, Hors d'oeuvre from singulier and Hors d'oeuvre chaud with example. Classification and description of various salads - simple or plain
salads - simple vegetable salads; compound salads - fruit based vegetable based, meat based and fish based compound salads with examples.

· Fish - Types, recognition, presentation, cleaning, preparation, basic cuts and
its use and storage.
· Slaughtering techniques - lamb, pork and beef.
· Butchery: Jointing of beef, lamb and mutton and pork, different cuts with its
uses and weighs, meat preservation - salting, smoking and freezing meat;
bacon, gammon and hams.
· Poultry and game - Preparation, dressing and cuts.

- Assembling of a cold buffet, sandwiches and canapés, use of left overs.

- Decorative work including butter sculpture, ice carvings and vegetable carvings.
· Still room - the function of still room, a knowledge of dessert fruits.

PRACTICAL includes Indian, Continental. Soups, Fish, Chicken and Meat, Entrees, Sweets and Chinese.

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