This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design, plan and display buffets. It requires the ability to consult on buffet requirements, design the total buffet concept, plan and document operational requirements, display a buffet creatively and supervise food service.
It does not include the preparation of food items for buffets which is covered by the unit SITHCCC015 Produce and serve food for buffets.
The unit applies to all hospitality and catering organisations that serve buffet food including restaurants, hotels, clubs, and event and function venues. The buffet could be a one-off for a special event or function or a series of regular buffets offered by the organisation.
This unit applies to those people who operate independently or with limited guidance from others such as senior and supervising cooks and chefs, catering supervisors and managers.
SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
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