Advanced study of the theory and concepts of food service. Application to a range of industry food services, including sports and public health, with a focus on meeting consumer needs.
HUNT 444 is designed to provide you with real-world experience of running your own food-business in our very own food truck. This real-world learning can be in your field of interest, such as sports nutrition or public health. The paper provides you with a range of skills and understanding of various aspects of the food industry, such as public health or sports nutrition.
About this paper
|Food - Systems, Services and Skills
|Full Year (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD )
|International Tuition Fees
|Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
- Teaching staff
There are no set textbooks for this paper. Readings from research papers and book chapters will be available via e-reserve or the library.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:
- Manage food safety best practice in food preparation settings and in accordance with legislation
- Apply and evaluate the foodservice systems model
- Use financial and quality management tools to analyse performance and plan management action
- Plan, organise and manage foodservice systems and resources (including people, meal production and service) to consistently achieve predetermined standards of quality
- Evaluate and modify recipes and menus to ensure they meet the nutritional needs of end-users, taking into account factors such as sustainability, culture, food trends and scaling-up
- Demonstrate teamwork skills to gather and analysing information, using this to develop and deliver a food truck project
- Communicate effectively with team members and people in different communities and foodservice environments
- Reflect on experience in foodservice environment to enhance learning and identify areas for improvement