# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Culinary Arts Specialization Task 535820897

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Decorate cakes for special occasions.

Definition

Decoration should include
  • making American-style special occasion cakes (e.g., birthday, anniversary)
  • using multitier cake construction (e.g., stacking, tiered)
  • using a pastry bag and tip according to standard procedures
  • costing a special occasion cake to determine sales price.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What are some examples of special occasion cakes?
Communication
  • How are special occasion cakes designed?
Leadership
  • Who determines what technique is to be used for the design on the cake?
Management
  • Who decides what to charge for special occasion cakes?
  • What factors should be considered when deciding a price for special occasion cakes?

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

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Check the national FCCLA portal.

 

Culinary Arts

 

Professional Presentation

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

8.5.10

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