SOLIVA FORTUNY, ROBERT CARLES
Academic year 2020-21
|Subject name||SYSTEMS OF COLLECTIVE CATERING|
|Semester||1st Q(SEMESTER) CONTINUED EVALUATION|
|Course number of credits (ECTS)||6|
|Type of activity, credits, and groups|
|Coordination||SOLIVA FORTUNY, ROBERT CARLES|
|Teaching load distribution between lectures and independent student work||On-site hours: 60
Off-site hours: 90
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|Teaching staff||E-mail addresses||Credits taught by teacher||Office and hour of attention|
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1. To know the main historical, social, economical and legal factors influencing the foodservice sector.
2. To analyse the different models and foodservice systems considering the aspects related to nutrition and dietetics.
3. To apply the principles that rule the design of facilities and equipment for foodservice businesses in order to carry out appropriate management and inspection.
4. To know the bases of the production management in foodservice businesses.
5. To apply the bases of quality control to the produccion of ready-to-eat foods, inocrporating methods for the evaluation of organoleptical and nutritional quality.
6. To assess in the implementation of criteria for the planification and production management in catering services devoted to groups with specific needs.
7. To apply the bases of quality management and food safety in foodservice businesses.
To recognize basic conditions, equipment and facilities required fro the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat products.
To effectively control systems of production, distribution and service.
To evaluate, consensuate and monitor menu planifications for regular and special diets.
To design guidelines for good working practices applied to foodservice companies.
Oral and written communication and expression.
Unit 1. Introduction to foodservice. Historical evolution. Main types of business and differences with commercial food production services. Current situation and trends.
Unit 2. Types of service and organization of production. Sources of raw materials. Foodservice for public and private institutions. Types of facilities and distribution systems.
Unit 3. Production planning. Factors in the planning decision. Production planning in different sectors: educational, hospitals, geriatric, social and working facilities.
Unit 4. • Facilities and equipment. Kitchen design: definition and capacity of circuits and zones. Central kitchens. Satellite kitchens. Other facilities. Equipment and tools for culinary production.
Unit 5. Production management. Management of purchases and suppliers. Inventory management. Human resources management. Management of warehouse, quarters and finished product. Business management.
Unit 6. Quality control. Control during production, storage and service. Microbiological standards. Criteria and methods for evaluating the quality of catering services. Sensory evaluation techniques.
Unit 7. Quality management in foodservice. HACCP applied to catering companies. Inspection and control of catering facilities.
Lectures will be given with the aim of providing an overview of the contents related to the competences to be developed within the subject.
They will consist in activities related to applied topics treated in lectures, especially the completion of a course project which will focus around the implementation of a dietary plan proposed by the students. These sessions will stimulate the participation of students and the different presented proposals will be discussed.
Practical activities will include the following:
- Discussion of issues related to the implementation of dietary plans in the foodservice field.
- Preparation of documents related to the management of production.
- Sensory evaluation applied to the development ready-to-eat foods. Sensory evaluation techniques with consumers.
- HACCP implementation for cook-chilled products.
Advisory meeting will be held in small groups with the aim of providing learning guidance and clarifying doubts about the activities carried out, wit special attention to the course project.
Due to the special circumstances derived from sanitary crisis caused by the COVID-19, this subject will be taught through on-site and off-site classes. As long as circumstances allow it, exams, seminars, practical activities and some plenary lectures will be carried out as on-site activities. If circumstances require a modification in the degree of on-site sessions, this will be informed in due time.
The evaluation will consist of a weighted average of four grades, obtained from the following items:
Written test I (individual): 10/100
Written test II (individual): 10/100
Course project (groupal ): 70/100
Exercises on practical cases (individual or groupal):10/100
The overall qualification will be obtained from the sum of the different marks in the activities proposed. Presentation of every activity is essential to pass the course.