Diploma in Food ProductionCareers/Progression
- Entry qualification-pass in 12th std
- NCVRT NEW DELHI
- Course Duration Full-Time 1 year
The food and beverage production is a highly specialized and creative function. With many and diverse cuisine options offered like South Indian, Mogulai, Chinese and specialty restaurants like Italian, Mexican, Japanese and Thai. The acceptance by the Indian palate is widening. It is a very creative area, where the chefs can come up with their menus and recipes, which not only excite the tastes buds, but also determine the hotels popularity .
The students will be trained to prepare food from a small portions to large quantities, hence giving them the competency to handle the food preparation for any number of persons. With lots of mechanization and automation creeping into the food production processes, the students will be trained to operate and handle all the contemporary kitchen equipment. Indian food is gaining immense popularity worldwide, thus creating the need for skilled chefs to prepare authentic Indian cuisine.
With passion for food, creativity and the eagerness to learn, the sky is not the limit for any aspirant in this competitive area. With many hotels, restaurants, food courts in malls, flight catering, out door catering, industrial and institutional catering and also catering in other avenues, the career and growth opportunities are unlimited and progress rapid along with lucrative pay packets. They can move across sectors and commercially benefit from this constantly expanding food consumption area, the demand for which will only grow.
- Introduction to cooking methods
- Kitchen organization and management
- Equipment / Ingredients
- Indian, Chinese ,Continental, Thai, Fusion
- Costing and quantity estimation techniques
- Quantity cooking & Garnishes
- Vegetable, fruits, butter and Ice Carving
- Bakery and patisserie
- Menu design
The course offers great scope for trained students. They can seek placements in F& B outlets of premium and upscale hotels, Quick Serve Restaurants, organized standalone restaurants, bars/pubs, aviation and all forms of food retailing outlets. With attractive remunerations, growth prospects ,this is becoming the preferred area of interest for many hospitality graduates.