This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to produce cakes and sponges following standard recipes. It requires the ability to select, prepare and portion ingredients and to use equipment and a range of cookery methods to make and decorate cakes and sponges.
It does not include making specialised cakes, which is covered in SITHPAT002 Produce gateaux, torten and cakes.
The unit applies to hospitality and catering organisations that produce and serve specialist patisserie products, including hotels, restaurants and patisseries. It applies to patissiers who usually work under the guidance of more senior chefs.
SITXFSA001 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
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