# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Culinary Arts Specialization Task 2126556359

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Prepare dessert products in large quantities.


Preparation should include methods of quantity production for different desserts and pastries.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the effect of weather and location on dessert planning?
  • How does one choose desserts to match clientele?
  • How does preparation and plating increase the appeal of desserts?
  • Why is a well-articulated description of available desserts important to customer service?
  • Why is following a standardized recipe critical when preparing desserts?
  • Why is ingredient identification key to dessert preparation?
  • How do time-management skills affect production of desserts?
  • How does portioning affect the price of a dessert item?
  • Why is an awareness of food allergies an important consideration when preparing and serving dessert items?

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National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education


Prepare breads, baked goods, and desserts using safe handling and professional preparation techniques.