Produce food products to meet customers' specific dietary requirements.
Production should include
- following American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association guidelines, as appropriate
- following dietary guidelines related to special diets (e.g., those imposed by allergies or chronic illnesses)
- using up-to-date and reliable online resources for information about dietary requirements.
- How do dietary requirements and allergies affect food preparation?
- What foods and ingredients are most associated with food allergies?
- Why is it important for all food service employees to know about dietary requirements?
- How could the food service facility alert customers to ingredients that may cause allergic reactions?
- What steps can be taken to ensure all employees are aware of customers' dietary requirements?
- How can resources be used to train employees about dietary restrictions?
- Who is responsible for ensuring that dietary requirements are met?
- What are the possible consequences of noncompliance with dietary requirements?
Related Standards of Learning
History and Social Science
The student will apply social science skills to understand the role of government in the Virginia and United States economies by
- describing the provision of government goods and services that are not readily produced by the market;
- describing government’s establishment and maintenance of the rules and institutions in which markets operate, including the establishment and enforcement of property rights, contracts, consumer rights, labor-management relations, environmental protection, and competition in the marketplace;
- investigating and describing the types and purposes of taxation that are used by local, state, and federal governments to pay for services provided by the government;
- analyzing how Congress can use fiscal policy to stabilize the economy;
- describing the effects of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy on price stability, employment, and the economy; and
- evaluating the trade-offs in government decisions.
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Career Connection: My Career
Career Connection: My Life
Career Connection: My Path
Career Connection: My Skills
Power of One: A Better You
Power of One: Working on Working
Student Body: The Healthy You
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
Check the national FCCLA portal.
Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation
Nutrition and Wellness
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Demonstrate industry standards in selecting, using, and maintaining food production and food service equipment.