This eLearning course is focused on teaching the basic skills and knowledge needed to create different napkin folds in hospitality. The course is interactive to help learners master two common napkin folds. The course also covers key standards of napkin presentation, inspiring learners to learn different folds and create an impact on tables. The target audience for this course is operational front-of-house staff in hotels and restaurants, and the course is designed to support on-the-job training for new staff or individuals who wish to gain knowledge of food service to apply for a job. The course takes 20 minutes to complete and is CPD Certified and endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality.
- Fold a basic napkin
- Identify hygiene and presentation standards
Hospitality Service Courses
Boxing a Table
A badly boxed table looks worse than just throwing a cloth over it. Learn about the technique behind this jargon term to create a professional finish to buffet tables, top tables, conference tables and many more.
This module introduces you to the different layups and equipment that may be used depending on the style of the buffet along with the service procedures that should be used to ensure a great customer experience.
Carrying and Clearing Plates
Don’t just squash plates together when clearing and avoid spilling sauces when serving customers! Learn professional techniques by watching videos and completing activities and having lots of practice yourself using step by step photos in resources.
When tables are laid and napkins folded there are general tasks, such as filling cruets, preparing accompaniments, butters and oils and bread baskets and setting up service stations, that need to be prepared before customers arrive.
Which way round does the knife go?… What size cloth goes on a 5ft round table?…. this interactive module will solve your questions, introduce you to some jargon and illustrates best practice standards used throughout hospitality.
This short, interactive module invites you to practically fold 2 basic napkin folds commonly found in hospitality and helps you consider key standards of napkin presentation.