Organise bulk cooking operations

Formats and tools

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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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 SITHCCC017A, 'Organise bulk cooking operations'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria




Plan kitchen operations for bulk cooking.


Determine required quantities and calculate them according to recipes and specifications.


Order food items in correct quantities for requirements.


Prepare a mise en place list for food and equipment appropriate to the situation and clear and complete.


Design a work schedule and work flow plan for the relevant section of kitchen, including time and temperature considerations, to maximise teamwork and efficiency and minimise spoilage, contamination and other risks to food safety.


Organise production of bulk cooking menus.


Organise preparation and service of orders for the relevant section of the kitchen.


Control the sequence of dishes to enable smooth work flow, and minimise delays and risks to food safety.


Exercise quality control at all stages of preparation and cooking to ensure that presentation, design, eye appeal and portion size of menu items are to the required standards.


Put in place appropriate procedures to ensure that receiving, storing and cleaning procedures are correctly followed.


Select systems for bulk cooking.


Select appropriate food production systems for bulk cooking according to relevant factors.


Identify appropriate equipment to assist production and cooking operations.


Use preparation and cooking techniques appropriate to bulk cooking system.


Select menu items compatible with the type of system chosen.


Prepare and serve specialist recipes taking into account the type of food service system.


Prepare food using methods that take into account the effects of different methods of preparation on nutrition quality and structure.


Use systems and equipment safely and hygienically according to legislative and regulatory requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITHCCC017A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT31007 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT30907 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT40607 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT40507 - Certificate IV 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)