• Institute of Hotel Management Rohtak

Curriculum - Diploma Courses

TEACHING AND EXAMINATION SCHEME FOR DIPLOMA COURSE IN FOOD PRODUCTION
Eligibility Senior Secondary (10+2) or equivalent with knowledge of English.
Title Diploma
Duration One year + six months industrial training
Teaching hours per week 35
No. of weeks of effective teaching 36
Industrial Training 24 weeks

S. No
Subjects
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
MTS
 
Th.
Pr.
Total
Th.
Hrs.
Pr.
Hrs.
Th.
Pr.
1
Cookery
3
16
19
100
3
125
6
20
20
2
Larder
2
8
10
50
2
125
6
10
20
3
Hygiene & Nutrition
2
-
2
100
3
-
-
10
-
4
Commodities and Costing
3
-
3
100
3
-
-
20
-
5
Computer Awareness
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
  Total
10
25
35
350
-
250
-
60
40
Pass (Theory) 35%                        
Pass (Practical) 40%                        
Aggregate 40%                        
Grand Total 700                        
Council's Examination                          
TH Marks for Council Exam, for theory marks                        
PR Marks for external Practical                        
MTS Midterm sessionals                        

THEORY  
Unit 1
Importance of kitchen in hotel & catering establishments; aims and objectives of cooking, classification of raw materials, preparation of ingredients, methods of mixing foods, effect of heat on various foods, weighing and measuring, texture of food, culinary terms.
Unit 2
Methods of cooking with special application to meat, fish, vegetables, cheese, pulses and egg. Conventional and non-conventional methods of cooking, solar cooking, microwave cooking, fast food operation. Varieties of fish, meat and vegetables. Accompaniments, garnishes and rechauffe.
Unit 3
Balancing of recipies, standardisation of recipies, standard yield, maintaining recipe files. Menu planning, portion control, brief study of how portions are worked out. Invalid cookery. Purchasing specifications, quality control, indenting and costing.
Unit 4
Description and use of the following:
Basic Stocks, Aspics & Jellies.
Roux Blanc, Roux Blond and Roux Brun.
Recipies and quantities required to produce 10 litres of Stock - White & Brown.

Recipies required to produce one litre of the following:
Bechamel Sauce, Tomato Sauce, Veloute Sauce, Espagnole Sauce, Hollandaias and Maynnaise Sauce with the necessary precautions to be observed while preparing these, with minimum five derivatives of each.
Soups - definition, classification of soups with example in each group, recipe for one litre Consomme, 10 Popular Consommes with their garnishes.
Unit 5
Eggs - structure, selection of quality, various ways of cooking eggs with example in each method and prevention of blue ring formation.
Unit 6
Vegetables - effect of heat on different vegetables in acid/alkaline medium and reaction with metals. Method of cooking different vegetables with emphasis on cooking asparagus, artichokes, brussels sprouts.
Unit 7
Theory of Bread Making, Bread Rolls, Bread Sticks, Indian Breads.
Unit 8
Pastry - recipies of Short Crust Pastry, Puff Pastry, Flaky Pastry Choux Paste, Danish Pastry and their derivatives. Recipies and method of preparation of plain Ice- cream.
Unit 9
Kitchen stewarding and upkeep of equipments.
Unit 10
Staff organisation of kitchen; its coordination with other departments.

COOKERY ( PRACTICALS)

Familiarisation of tools / equipment and their use.

INDIAN
Rice 08 varieties Indian Bread 10 varieties Dal 10 varieties
Vegetables 15 varieties Chutney 05 varieties Raita 05 varieties
Egg Dishes 03 varieties Fish Dishes 05 varieties Meat Dishes 08 varieties
Chicken Dishes 08 varieties Shorba 02 varieties Tandoor Dishes Tandoori chicken, tandoori fish,
seek kabab,
boti kabab.
Snacks 10 varieties Sweets 08 varieties    

Special dishes for festivals - 5 festival menus.
Note: emphasis on a regional cuisines.


CONTINENTAL
Stock - White Stock, Brown Stock, Fish Stock.
Sauce - Bechamel Sauce, Veloute Sauce, Tomato, Espagnole, Hollandaise and Mayonnaise with 5 derivatives of each. Demi-glace, Mint Sauce, Horse Raddish, Bread Sauce and Apple Sauce.
Compound Butters - 3 varieties.
SOUPS
Purees 2 varieties Cream 3 varieties Veloute 2 varieties
Broths 2 varieties Bisques 1 varieties Consommes 5 varieties
Cold Soups 2 varieties Potages 2 varieties    
FISH
Baked 2 varieties Grilled 2 varieties Shallow Fried 2 varieties
Deep Fried 4 varieties Poached 2 varieties    
Chicken and other Meats
Stew 2 varieties Casseroles 2 varieties Roast 2 varieties
Braised 2 varieties Grilled/Baked 2 varieties Chicken (Sautes) 5 varieties
Entrees 3 varieties Pork 2 varieties Steaks 3 varieties
Vegetables
Preparation and cooking of vegetables - 10 varieties.
Potatoes - 10 varieties.
Farinaceous dishes Spaghetti and macaroni dishes - 2 varieties.
Egg preparation (Breakfast) - 5 varieties
Sweets
Mousse 3 varieties Souffles 3 varieties Baked 3 varieties
Steamed  (Pudding) 3 varieties        
Chinese
Soups 2 varieties Noodles & Rice 4 varieties Chicken 2 varieties
Pork 2 varieties Meat 2 varieties Prawns 2 varieties
Fish 1 dish Vegetables 3 varieties    

LARDER (Theory)
Unit - 1
Larder - organisation & layout.
Larder control - maintenance & upkeep of larder equipment and supplies.
Unit - 2
Hors d' oeuvre & salads - classification.
Unit - 3
Fish - classification, sealing, cleaning, preparation, basic cuts and its uses and storage.
Unit - 4
Butchery - cuts of beef, lamb, mutton and pork, its uses and weights.
Unit - 5
Poultry & Game :
Poultry - classification, preparation, dressing and cuts with its uses. Game - fured game and feathered game, preparation cuts with its uses.
Unit - 6
Assembling of cold buffets, sandwiches and canapes. Proper storage of leftovers.
Unit - 7
Different types of forcement and their uses.
Decorative work including sculptures, ice carvings, vegetable and fruit carvings.
Unit - 8
Cleaning and care of Larder Equipments.
LARDER (Practicals) - Preparation of various simple and compound Horsdoevures :
Simple salads 5 Varieties.        
Compound salads
Fruit based 2 varieties Fish based 2 varieties Meat based 2 varieties
Vegetable based 2 varieties Preparation of salad dressings 3 varieties    
Butchery
A Lamb and Mutton - demonstration of jointing mutton carcasses; deboning of mutton leg & shoulder.
Curry cuts and boti kababs.
B Pork - demonstration & preparation of pork chops; deboning of pork leg.
C Fish - cuts of fish & its use in cold buffets.
D Poultry - dressing, trussing & deboning.

COMMODITIES AND FOOD COSTING
THEORY
Unit 1
Cereals - Wheat, Rice, Maize.
Breakfast Cereals - uses and storage of Cornflakes, Puffed Rice, Pressed Rice.
Unit 2
Pulses - types &uses of pulses.
Unit 3
Fresh fruits & vegetables - classification of fruits & vegetables and its use..
Unit 4
Dairy products - milk and its composition & storage, classification & uses of cheese, butter & cream.
Unit 5
Prevailing food standards in India, food adultration as a public health hazard,
simple tests in the detection of common food adultrants, Essential Commodities Act-ISI Agmark.
Unit 6
Herbs, spices and condiments - classification and uses of different types of herbs and condiments.
Unit 7
Brief introduction of Tea, Coffee, Cocoa and its procurement, storage and use. Food flavours, essences and colours with brand names.
Unit 8
Methods of food preservation - long term and short term methods.
Convienence food - sugar preserves and confectionery gums.
Unit 9
Importance of costing and cost dynamics - variable and semi-variable and fixed cost.
Unit 10
Elements of cost - material, labour and overhead.
Unit 11
Cost control procedure through Purchasing, Receiving, Storing, Issuing Preparation, Portion Control

HYGIENE & NUTRITION
HYGIENE
Unit 1
Personal hygiene, care of skin, hand and feet, food handlers hygiene, protective clothing.
Unit 2
Dishwashing methods - manual and machine dish washing its merits and demerits.
Unit 3
Garbage disposal - different methods its advantage & disadvantages.
Unit 4
Food Poisoning - causative factors and the precautions to be taken by food handlers.
Unit 5
Food Storage - techniques of correct storage, storage temperature of different commodities to prevent bacterial manifestation or contamination.
Unit 6
Pest Control - rodents and insect control techniques, special stress on control of flies, rats and cockroaches.
Unit 7
Municipal Health Laws.
Unit 8
Golden rules of first aid and treatment for cuts, wounds, burns.
NUTRITION
Unit 1
Definition of nutrition, definition of a colorie, daily caloric requirements for different age groups, factors. Food groups and their role in balance diet.
Unit 2
Carbohydrates and Proteins - classification, sources, functions, Recommendatory Daily Allowance (RDA), excess and deficiency.
Unit 3
Fats - classification according to sources, difference between animal fat and vegetable fat, functions,
Recommendatory Daily Allowance (RDA), excess and deficiency.
Unit 4
Minerals - importance of Minerals with special emphasis on calcium and iron (function & sources).
Unit 5
Vitamins in diet - fat soluble - A, D, E & K; water soluble - B complex, Thiamin, Niacin, Riboflavin & Vitamin C their sources & functions.
Recommendatory Daily Allowance, excess and deficiency.
Unit 6
Health foods & menus for dibetic, heart, blood pressure patients. Specific requirement for sports men / women.

Computer Applications in Food Production (to be taught in practical classes)
Unit 1 Computer fundamentals:
History
Information concepts and processing
Elements of a computer processing system
Hardware, features and uses
Input / Output devices
Software concepts - MS DOS, MS OFFICE (use).
Unit 2 Introduction to Windows. Introduction of computers for accounting records and controls.

TEACHING AND EXAMINATION SCHEME FOR DIPLOMA COURSE IN FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE
Eligibility Senior Secondary (10+2) or equivalent with knowledge of English.
Title Diploma
Duration One year + six months industrial training
Teaching hours per week 35
No. of weeks of effective teaching 36
Industrial training 24 weeks

S. No.
Subjects
Teaching Scheme
Examination Scheme
MTS
 
Theory
Practical
 
 
Th.
Pr.
Total
Th.
Hrs.
Pr.
Hrs.
Th.
Pr.
1
F&B Service - I
6
10
16
100
3
150
4
20
20
2
F&B Service - II
6
8
14
100
3
150
4
20
20
3
Business Communication
2
-
2
50
2
-
-
10
-
4
Hygiene & Sanitation
2
-
2
50
2
-
-
10
-
5
Computer Awareness
-
1
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
Total
16
19
35
300
-
300
-
60
40
 
Pass (Theory) - 35%
Pass (Practical) - 40%
Aggregate - 40%
Grand Total - 700

Council's Examination
TH Marks for Council Exam, for theory marks PR Marks for external Practical MTS Midterm sessionals

FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE - I
THEORY
Unit - 1
Brief knowledge of:
  • Development of catering industry, job prospects and careers in the catering industry.
  • Different types of catering establishments.
  • Relationship of the waiter with
  • Customer
  • Kitchen and
  • Management.
  • Unit - 2
    Brief description and correct uses of
  • Different types of cutlery, crockery, silverware, flatware, halloware and glassware used in a standard catering establishment.
  • Different types of equipment - Baine Marie, plate warmer, hot plates, microwave oven, ice cream machine, coffee machine,
    ice cube machine, side boards, dish washing machine, glass washing machine.
  • Special equipment - Nut Cracker, Grape Scissors, Oyster Service, Caviar,
    Lobsters, Snails, Cheese. Cigar Cutters, Wine Bottle Openers, Gueridon Equipment.
  • Different types of restaurant linen, exchange and requisition systems.
  • Unit - 3
    Preparation of the restaurant - Mis-en-place & mis-en-scene, rules for laying of table and waiting. Useful tips for Food & Beverage Service.
    Restaurant Vocabulary - English & French.
    Unit - 4
    Various forms of a meal courses:
    Hors d' oeuvres, Potege, Poisson, Entree, Releve (main), Sorbet, Roti, Legumes, Entrements, Savoureux, Desserts & Cafe.
    Unit - 5
    Table Sauces - accompliments / garnishes.
    Unit - 6
    Meals and Menu planning - Different types of Menus
  • Table d'hote,
  • A'la carte
  • State Banquets
  • Buffet - cold / hot spreads for various type of functions.
  • Unit - 7
    Different forms of service - Russian, American, French, Indian & English.
    Unit - 8
    Staff organisation of Food & Beverage Department; and inter & intra departmental coordination.
    Unit - 9
    Silver Polishing Methods
  • Polivit Method
  • Plate Powder
  • Burnishing Method.
  • Unit - 10
    Significance of Pantry & Still Room in F&B Operation. Functions of Pantry & Sections of Pantry.
    Unit - 11
    Kitchen stewarding. Broad specifications of light and heavy duty equipments, Restaurant, Pantry and Still Room Equipment.
    Unit - 12
    Modern trends in the Hotel and Catering industry:
  • Ecotels
  • Fast Food outlets
  • Adventure Tourism
  • Theme Restaurants
  • Welfare Catering
  • PRACTICALS
    • Hygienic handling of cutlery, crockery, glassware and trays.
    • Laying and relaying of table cloth during and before meals.
    • Correct use of waiter's cloth runners, napkins & napkin folding.
    • Mise-en-scene and Mise-en-place for various types of meals and menus.
    • Correct handling and practice of service spoons and service forks, silver service.
    • Serving and clearing of a meal (course by course).
    • Table d'hote menus, laying for cover and service for lunch and dinner, preparation & service of tea, black coffee, turkish coffee, cona coffee, espresso coffee.
    • Receiving and seating the guests, presenting menu cards and taking the order from guests and writing of KOT.
    • Passing the order to the kitchen & pickup.
    • Making and presentation of a bill.
    • Organising parties and functions - Buffets & Banquets.
    • Indian and Chinese food service procedures.
    • Daily briefing and system of tips / distribution.

    FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE - II
    THEORY
    Simple methods of restaurant sales, controls - K.O.T flow and billing. Computerized order taking and billing.
    Breakfast: English, American, Continental and Indian Breakfast (laying & service).
    Ice creams / Sundaes / Shakes : different types and their service.
    Knowledge Buffet - Layout, Display & Service.
    Banquets - Inquiry Forms, Sitting Space, Seating Arrangements, Service Formalities, Toast Procedures.
    Room Service Centralised & decentralised - Room Service of Breakfast, Snacks, Lunch, Dinner. Beverages - Acoholic or Non-alcoholic. Room Service Flow Chart.
    Wine Definition, making and classifications of wines, wine quality and labeling. Wine trade terms - main wine producing countries, wine brand names. Service of Red, White & Sparkling Wines, Fortified Wines, Aperitifs.
    Spirits Whiskey, Rum, Brandy, Gin, Vodka and their popular brands.
    Liqueurs Different types with their predominant flavourings and famous ten brands.
    Cocktails Classification, rules of making cocktail and recipe of 50 cocktails.
    Beer Manufacture, service, storage types and brands of beer.
    • Bar lay out, operation and licensing.
    • Dispensing of spirits.
    • Storage of alcoholic beverages and cellar management.
    • Tobacco: cigars, cigarettes and their brands and strength.
    PRACTICALS
    • Service and accompaniments of special dishes - Smoked Salmon, Caviar, Asparagus, Grape Fruit, Artichoke, Melon, Cheese, Fresh Fruits.
    • Service of Breakfast - English, Continental & Indian (for Restaurant/Room Service).
    • Service of Hot Beverages - Tea, Coffee & Coco.
    • Pantry and Still Room Operation.
    • Layout and service of small tea parties and buffets.
    • Laying and Service of Banquets.
    • Wine Service - taking the order, presenting the bottle, opening of cork and service of red, rose, white and sparkling wines.
    • Service of spirits - Whiskey, Rum, Gin, Brandy And Vodka.
    • Service of Cocktails and Liqueurs.
    • Service of Beer.
    • Preparation and service of certain Gueridon Dishes - Crepe suzette, Banana au Rum, Peach Flambe, Pepper Steak, Steak Diane.
    • Service of Cigars & Cigarettes.
    • Different types of salad dressings.

    BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
    Unit - 1
    Introduction - definition, objectives, principles of effective communication & importance of good communication.
    Unit - 2
    Types of communication - Formal, Informal, Verbal, Written, Horizontal, Vertical.
    Unit - 3
    Essentials of good business letter and types of letters - Official, D.O.
    Unit - 4
    Letter Writing - Circular, Memo, Notice, U.O. Note, Applications, Bio-data (C.V.) & Covering Letter, Invitations, Greetings, Apologies.
    Unit - 5
    Use of Telephone / Fax; Taking Telephonic Orders, Telephone Etiquettes.
    Unit - 6
    Communication with guest and body language.

    HYGIENE & SANITATION
    Unit - 1
    Role of Hygiene in Food Science and Dish Washing Areas; care of premises & equipment.
    Unit - 2
    Personal hygiene, care of skin, hand and feet. Food handlers hygiene, protective clothing.
    Unit - 3
    Dishwashing Methods - Manual and Machine Dish Washing their merits & demerits.
    Unit - 4
    Garbage disposal - different methods its advantage & disadvantages.
    Unit - 5
    Food Poisoning - causative factors and the precautions to be taken by food handlers.
    Unit - 6
    Food Storage - techniques of correct storage, storage temperature of different commodities to prevent bacterial manifestation or contamination.
    Unit - 7
    Pest Control - rodents and insect control techniques, special stress on control of flies, rats and cockroaches.
    Unit - 8
    Municipal Health Laws.
    Unit - 9
    Golden rules of first aid and treatment for cuts, wounds, burns.

    Computer Awareness (to be taught in practical classes)
    Unit - 1
    Computer fundamentals:
    Information concepts and processing
    Climents of a computer processing system
    Hardware, features and uses
    Input / Output devices
    Software concepts
    Unit - 2
    Application of computers with reference to hotel operations, processing of table orders and computerized billing.