Culinary Lab

Interview Practice

Use the culinary skills you have learned in this chapter.

Use the culinary skills you have learned in this chapter.

20. Participate in Mock Interviews In this lab, you will invite a local foodservice manager, such as a chef, restaurant manager, or deli manager, to conduct mock interviews with the class. Then, you will evaluate the interviews.

A. Research background information. Research background information about the operations for which the guest interviewer works. Prepare any questions you have for the interviewer about his or her place of business.

B. Prepare your résumé. Write your résumé and complete a sample employment application.

C. Interview for a job. Participate in mock interviews with the guest interviewer. Videotape the interviews, if possible.

D. Create an evaluation chart. Use the following rating scale: Poor = 1; Fair = 2; Good = 3; Great = 4.

E. Evaluate the interviews. Evaluate the videotaped interviews using the evaluation charts. List strengths and offer suggestions for improvement.

Create Your Evaluation

Review your evaluation chart and the evaluations given to you by the teacher and other students. Create a plan for your next interview that includes the strengths that you will try to repeat and also includes your weaknesses and how you will try to improve on them so you can do a better interview.

CHAPTER 5

CHAPTER 5

^^ Make each character's voice reflect his or her personality.

^^ Create a story with a beginning and an end.

^^ Listen to how people speak to create realistic dialogue.

EXPLORE THE PHOTO

Dialogue

A dialogue is a piece of writing in the form of a conversation. Write a dialogue between a host and a customer. The customer has come to eat dinner, but does not have a reservation. There is a waiting list for a table. Focus your dialogue on a positive resolution to the situation.

Writing Tips

^^ Make each character's voice reflect his or her personality.

^^ Create a story with a beginning and an end.

^^ Listen to how people speak to create realistic dialogue.

EXPLORE THE PHOTO

Good customer service means looking and acting like a professional. Why do fine-dining restaurant servers wear a uniform?

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