Speed-scratch food preparation incorporates value-added food products with additional ingredients, utilizing minimal production steps to produce student-approved recipes. This type of recipe involves using a few strategic shortcuts to give the menu item a homemade or customized feel. Learn how large and small school districts are leaning on speed-scratch food preparation to keep menus interesting while saving time in the kitchen.
Identify speed-scratch cooking methods to implement in a foodservice operation.
SNA Key Area(s): 1 - Nutrition, 2 - Operations
USDA Professional Standard Code(s): 1100 – Menu Planning, 2100 – Food Production