FOOD SERVICE

Self Test 8

 

Scenario

As a function waiter you will work at a large variety of functions.

 

Challenge

Describe the following functions:

1.Cabaret

2.Dinner dance

3.Ball

4.Outside catering

 

Answer

1. A cabaret is an event that consist of dinner or supper followed by live entertainment ex: singing, dancing or comedy.

2. A dinner dance is an evening function that can be either formal or informal. Guests order their meals from a menu and dance to live music in between courses and after the meal.

3. The word “bal” comes from the Italian word ballare meaning “to dance”

Balls can be informal or formal, where the emphasis is on dancing and entertainment. The entrance fee may include both food and beverage or just food. Drinks would then be pay for as they are ordered.

4. When an establishment services a function outside its own premises, the service is called “outside catering”

 

 

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