Planning a menu

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How can meals be nutritionally balanced?
They can contains a mixture of proteins, vegetables and carbohydrates
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What do eldery people need more of in their diet? Explain your answer
Calcium and vitamin D to help keep their bones and teeth healthy and strong
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How can sausage, chips and baked beans be improved as a dish?
More colour needs to be added (e.g. change beans for sweetcorn and carrots) and different shapes need to be added (e.g. mashed potato instead of chips) and more flavour and texture needs to be added (e.g. gravy)
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Why isn't mince with mashed potato and mushy peas appealing?
There is a lack of texture because all the food is sloppy
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Which dishes might customers want in summer that is different to winter?
Customers might want a salad instead of stews and soups
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Why is using ingredients that are 'in season' good?
Ingredients might be produced locally, they will be cheaper and they will taste fresh
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How is a catering van with a microwave and a hotplate limited by the equipment it has?
It cannot bake in the oven or cook on a hob, it can only reheat pre-prepared and pre-cooked dishes
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Why do chefs need to plan menus based on the skills of the chefs?
Otherwise food might be poor quality and customers won't come back
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How might the standard of food at a hotel compare to a roadside cafe?
The hotal should have a higher standard of food and the roadside cafe should serve food to customers faster
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How can food appeal to children at a childrens party?
It should be fun and healthy
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Which meats don't Muslims, Jews and Hindus eat?
Muslims don't eat pork, Hindus are mostly vegetarian but some don't eat beef, Jews don't eat pork or shellfish
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What should there be on every menu for vegetarians?
A vegetarian option should always be avaliable or the option to change a dish to make it vegetarian
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What is a Table D'Hote menu?
It is a set menu with a fixed price and a limited choice of dishes
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What is a A La Carte menu?
Food items are prices seperately
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What do eldery people need more of in their diet? Explain your answer

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Calcium and vitamin D to help keep their bones and teeth healthy and strong

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Why isn't mince with mashed potato and mushy peas appealing?

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Which dishes might customers want in summer that is different to winter?

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