A complete guide to volume cooking for restaurants, caterers, hotels, and other large foodservice operations
Modern Batch Cookery offers up-to-date information with a focus on healthy cooking, nutrition, and smart menu planning. Preparing healthy, high-quality food in volume is a challenge for even the most experienced foodservice professional. The recipes in Modern Batch Cookery are designed to yield 50 servings, and cover every meal part and occasion. The book delivers a refreshing repertoire of delectable dishes, including Gorgonzola and Pear Sandwichs, Tequila-Roasted Oysters with Salsa Cruda, Chesapeake-Style Crab Cakes, and many more. Features more than 200 healthy, nutritious, large-batch recipes Includes chapters on Stocks, Soups, and Sauces; Breakfast and Brunch; Salad Dressings, Salads, Sandwiches, Appetizers; Entrees; Side Dishes; Reception Foods; and Baked Goods and Desserts Provides pertinent information, including conversion charts and a glossary, as well as full-color photos of finished dishes that provide fresh ideas for plating and presentation Covers all the essentials of menu and recipe development Modern Batch Cookery is a comprehensive resource for all culinarians and foodservice operators working in (but not limited to) resorts, hotels, college food service, health care, retirement communities, banquet facilities, country clubs, and on-site catering companies.