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Food Purchasing - RD84
Food Purchasing

RD84 l 5.00 contact hrs
by Lynne Nannen Robertson, RD, PhD, MS, BS
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Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Know the importance of careful evaluation of products.
  2. Understand how to place orders for the foods needed to prepare menu items.
  3. Identify the terminology that is used by those grading meat products.
  4. Understand how to order meat items using IMPS numbers.
  5. Recognize the quality standards of dairy products.
  6. Understand the kinds, classes, grades, styles and types of poultry products.
  7. Describe new items that can be used on upcoming menus.
  8. Understand the product characteristics of beverages.
  9. Identify specifications that are appropriate.
  10. Apply the information learned to the buying of menu items.
  11. Relate knowledge of products to specifications of food items.
  12. Apply the storage requirements to the handling of fresh produce.
  13. Use information to decrease cost and increase quality of a product.
  14. Examine purchase orders to be certain that they are correct in every detail.
  15. Compare two value-added items to identify the one that is more economical.
  16. Develop a new innovative system to decrease food costs.
  17. Evaluate the alternatives of proposed systems of purchasing.
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Accreditation Information
The course is intended for nutrition professionals
ContinuingEducation.com is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 7080, 7180, 8070, 8090
ContinuingEducation.com is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).
This course is approved for 5 Hours in Key Area 1 - Operations or 5 CEUs by the School Nutrition Association (SNA).

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 9/30/2015

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