Temperature control basics


Alastair McLeod

1:13 mins


Lesson Details

When it comes to preparing a meal, each step of the process has to have a quality control system in place. This includes the very last step – those crucial moments before the meal is sent out to a customer. 

Ensuring you’re sending out food that has been cooked to the correct temperature isn’t just a matter of taste, it’s a safety precaution. Certain foods like poultry can be dangerous if served without proper preparation. 

In this lesson for back of house staff, chef and TV personality Alastair McLeod explains why paying attention to cooking temperature matters. 

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

  • The importance of food temperature control 
  • The best way to ensure you’ve got the right cooked food temperature

Instructor

Alastair McLeod

Owner of Al’FreshCo

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