Prepare vegetarian dishes for Asian cuisines

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SITHASC011A, 'Prepare vegetarian dishes for Asian cuisines'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Prepare vegetables and lentils.


Identify and select a range of fresh, dried and preserved commodities, including herbs and spices according to regional recipe specifications.


Prepare a selection of fresh and dried leafy and root vegetables using precision cutting techniques, according to recipe specifications and cuisine requirements.


Select, measure, weigh and blend a variety of fresh, dried and preserved herbs and spices, using correct quantities and other ingredients according to cuisine and recipe requirements.


Where required, select, soak and cook lentils and split peas, according to recipe requirements and enterprise practices.


Produce vegetable and lentil/split pea dishes.


Follow standard recipes accurately, according to cuisine requirements and enterprise practice.


Produce vegetarian menu items, according to enterprise practice and quantity requirements.


Produce marinades, flavourings and sauce mixtures and store them at correct temperatures until required.


Use appropriate cooking procedures and methods and add curry powders and pastes at the correct time.


Use equipment safely and clean and store it after preparation of ingredients, avoiding flavour contamination and transfer.


Follow food hygiene requirements and OHS regulations at all times and within all tasks.


Present vegetarian menu items.


Select crockery and other serviceware according to size, shape and colour, to ensure appealing presentation.


Arrange vegetarian menu items attractively to achieve maximum customer appeal.


Use accompaniments and garnishes consistent with acceptable traditional style of the region and specifications.


Store and reconstitute cooked menu items.


Select storage methods and conditions to retain taste, appearance, eating characteristics, shelf life and customer appeal.


Follow requirements under food hygiene and safety principles.


Reconstitute and reheat pre-prepared menu items under correct conditions, and at the temperature and for the time required.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITHASC011A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT30907 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT20407 - Certificate II in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40407 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • SIT50307 - Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT30807 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)