The Art of Food Preparation
To run a successful restaurant, important ingredients are needed. One of these ingredients is preparation. Motivated employees need to prepare ingredients before serving and distributing meat with little or no supervision. It is also important that all foods that can be prepared in advance, such as soups, some harder foods, sauces, condiments and seasonings, are prepared before business lunch or dinner.
When preparing food, time is important. Two minutes per side, running out of orders, heating the bread, transferring food from a hot oven to a warm oven, and running out of an ingredient in a dinner service can put anyone off track. Customers expect the same food, taste, texture and taste every time, and cooking this dish in a hot oven for too long for 30 seconds can lead to undesirable consequences: customer dissatisfaction, no return visits or even negative reviews. Interrupting the steady pace of food preparation will derail the chef. The randomness of various orders, customer preferences, allergies and gluten requirements, and customers who are eager to support dinner service within the four-hour compressed time is an arduous and arduous task.
To prepare, you need a repeating system. At the end of the evening, your staff should write down each ingredient that needs to be added, the exact amount of meat available, the remaining soup and salad portions, the cheese portion, the “cooked” portion, etc. Employees should also be aware of under-supply restaurant items, from groceries to other more general items needed for the restaurant’s daily operations. There needs to be a system to order and replace ingredients and purchase them in time so that restaurant employees can complete their work efficiently. Thanks to this system, newly hired employees know exactly what needs to be prepared and where to focus their attention. Over time, you can even adjust the employee start time to the amount of preparation required for the next day.
A repeatable preparation process is very important to running a successful restaurant business. It is one of the most significant elements of a successful business. With the support of the management, the restaurant staff has done all the preparations, and it is a restaurant where you will taste the difference in every dish you try. If you are looking for a restaurant in Ottawa the next time, you visit the area, head to Cafe 327 and let us know if you can taste the difference.