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Plating Master Series: Part 2 - On the Line Plating

Jason Sutton  (Director of Operations, Footers Catering at Social Capitol)

Roy Porter  (Activities Director, Engage Works Inc.)

Greg Shapiro  (Disrupter East, Stratəjē Fourteen)

Keith Lord  (Chief Disruptor, Stratəjē Fourteen)

Ron Knoll  (Assistant, Engage Works)

Bryce Cherven  (Chef, Strateje Fourteen)

Location: 251

Date: Tuesday, May 3

Time: 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track : CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

“Planning for Plating” is an informal engaging hands-on session.

Participants have an actual opportunity to experience by doing two different plating methods; a traditional line and four stack method. Both plating methods will be set up and attendees will have the option to watch or put on an apron jump into the Gemba and work on the line! Plus, be part of an organized progressive assembly line and follow the alternative batch methods for salads and desserts.

This is not plating smackdown competition – it's close-quarters coaching for technic, method, speed and efficiency for plating. There will be several tips, tricks, along with numerous 1-2 second incremental improvements that point out the eight wastes to move carefully crafted plates along quickly… less wasted movements with minimal or no wiping. Yes, moving like a NASCAR pit crew to create a fine dining experience.

Detailed checklists; review of positions, along with special equipment including tools such as video camera, stopwatches, pedometers, and how to use them so you and your team get better!

Remember this is an interactive learning experience. Lotsa’ informal Q & A. The purpose is exposure to the plating process; direction and pointers for those new to plated service while for seasoned pros it’s a refresher of different methods, a chance to get out of your comfort zone to build your confidence either way.

Plus, take home what you experienced, put it to use thus achieving new levels of elevated plated service!