What will I learn?

During this course, learner swill be taught to

  • Understand the purchasing function in relation to food and beverages.
  • Understand the main elements of food costing and how it affects net and gross profit margins.
  • Understand purchase specifications and the problems relating to purchasing orders.
  • Identify the principals of food costings, know how to calculate costs and how these costs make up the selling price.
  • Recognise the importance of standardised recipes in controlling food costs.
  • Know how to implement procedures for receiving food and beverages products.
  • Examine how to manage food production with standardised recipes and portion control.
  • Analyse food and beverage management operations.

    Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

  • Fees:


    Level of Study:



    • - (On enquiry)




    Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF


    09:00 - 16:30