Module 2. Local Food, creating menus

The purpose of the module Local Food, creating menus

The purpose of this module is to provide an understanding of menu planning. Student creates a menu which includes locally produced raw materials and innovative marketing concept (story behind the food).

Part 1: Taste of future cooking, Cooking competition event

Part 1: Learning outcomes (EQF Level 4)

On successful completion of this module, the student is able to:

  • present the locality in his/her food making
  • contact and co-operate with local producers
  • show knowledge of raw materials and skills to handle raw materials and competence to use raw materials
  • create a unique and innovative dining experience including three-course menu development

Part 2: Pop-Up event

Part 2: Learning outcomes (EQF Level 4)

On successful completion of this module, the student is able to:

  • understand the concept of organic food, wild food, slow food, seasonality
  • create a unique and innovative pop-up  dining experience including menu development and plating
  • understand customers’ expectations and how to meet them
  • demonstrate entrepreneurial skills, for example, budgeting, saleability, seasonality
  • calculate the carbon footprint of his/her menu

Teaching and learning strategy

Students plan food  products and menus based on local produce. They handle local ingredients and get familiarized with local producers  and their products.

Students produce and share digital material using a creative commons (CC) license in different networks and social media platforms.

Teaching and learning strategy combines pedagogical models that simulate working life and encourage students’ team spirit, motivation and activity.

ECVET (EQF Level 4)

Open Badges

  • In order to apply for the Open Badge, the student must have some web platform (for example Google Drive, Office365, OneDrive) or a blog to report or make a presentation on a subject applied for.
  • The Badge application is linked to the above report or presentation
  • Click on the badge icon you want to apply for
  • You will find more information about the badge you are applying for
  • Click on “open criteria in new window"
  • Fill out the application and link the attachment file (report, presentation, blog)

Click on a badge icon below to see it’s Learning goalsRequired evidence and Fill the application form


Open Badges for POP UP EVENT