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Topic: Food preparation 

Family/Consumer Sciences

 Standard 12.  Understand how knowledge and skills related to nutrition and food affect the well-being of individuals, families, and society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Selects, prepares, and serves nutritious and aesthetically pleasing foods (e.g., meats, sauces, vegetables, salads, fruits, desserts)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Selects nutritious and aesthetically pleasing foods
     2.Prepares nutritious and aesthetically pleasing foods
     3.Serves nutritious and aesthetically pleasing foods
     4.Selects, prepares, and serves meats in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
     5.Selects, prepares, and serves sauces in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
     6.Selects, prepares, and serves vegetables in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
     7.Selects, prepares, and serves salads in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
     8.Selects, prepares, and serves fruit in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
     9.Selects, prepares, and serves desserts in a nutritious and aesthetically pleasing manner
   Benchmark 4.Knows meal preparation techniques (e.g., basic food preparation that preserves nutritional value; types and safe use of equipment, tools, and utensils; correct measuring techniques)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows basic food preparation that preserves nutritional value
     2.Knows types and safe use of equipment, tools, and utensils
     3.Knows correct measuring techniques
 Standard 13.  Understand important concepts and skills related to careers in food production and services
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands basic dietary guidelines and how nutrition is affected by food preparation
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands basic dietary guidelines
     2.Understands how nutrition is affected by food preparation
 Standard 14.  Understand important concepts and skills related to careers in the food science, dietetics, and nutrition industries
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Knows a variety of food preparation techniques and knows how to serve a variety of foods
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows a variety of food preparation techniques
     2.Knows how to serve a variety of foods