Napkin Folding Techniques

Introduction

The Napkins:

The napkins are made of cloth or paper that guests use during meals service materials. Most used to clean around the mouth. Especially during meals, before drink something it is used to prevent the cup from getting oiled or contaminated by the lipstick.

 

Task

The Goals Of The Course:

  1. we will find out what the napkins are.
  2. we will learn where the napkins are used.
  3. we will learn kinds of napkins.
  4. we will learn the types of napkins according to where they are used.
  5. we will learn the benefits of service napkins.
  6. Finally we will do napkin folding exercises.
Process

The Napkins:

The napkins are made of cloth or paper that guests use during meals service materials. Most used to clean around the mouth. Especially during meals, before drink something it is used to prevent the cup from getting oiled or contaminated by the lipstick.

 

Napkin Types:

Types of Napkins According to Their Materials:

Fabric Napkins:

Fabric napkins, as in tablecloth, cotton, linen, cotton-linen mixture or cotton terrylene mixed fabrics. In the fabric that will be used for making napkins, Besides the absorbency of the liquids, they can be easily cleaned and permanently shaped care must be taken to ensure that.

 

Paper Napkins:

 

Single or multi-layered napkins made of paper. Much more than food tables cocktails and middle-class food and beverage businesses. Paper napkins, to clean hand and around the mouth It is used instead of or in combination with fabric napkins to wipe.

 

 

Napkin Types According to Their Uses:

 

Fabric napkins take different names depending on the place they use, the time and the people who use it.

These are:

Cooking napkins

Breakfast and tea napkins

Service (waiter) napkins

Tray (cuff) napkins

 

Cooking Napkins:

 

Fabric napkins that guests use at lunch and dinner. According to the class of the business and the quality of the service it is made linen, cotton or teri-cotton. it has to be features such as absorbency, retention and easy cleanability in food napkins. In addition, fabric napkins used for decorative purposes, easy to take shape it must also have the feature.

The color of the napkins should be compatible with the other furnishings of the table covers and the lounge.

Businesses are predominantly white in color, light in color, It is used.

Breakfast and Tea Napkins:

They are cloth napkins that guests use during breakfast and tea hours. The qualities that should be on the food napkins are also valid for breakfast and tea napkins.

 

 

 

Service (Waiter) Napkins:

They are made of white, cotton or linen fabric, which are used by waiters to make their work easier during the service, 60 x 60 cm napkins.

The service (waiter) napkin can be carried on the cuff or hand as folded on the left-hand side, hanging around the wrist.

Service napkins provide the benefits and places used:

  • It prevents contamination of the shirt or jacket arm when empty plates are collected.
  • Hot plate keeping; trays, tiles, etc. it prevents the hand from burning while lifting the service containers.
  • Prevent fingerprints from moving clean plates and tools.
  • Prevents scratches and slippage during transport of food containers.
  • Serves cold served wines, used in bottle wrap.

 

 

Tray (Cuff) Napkins:

They are napkins which are used to prevent the sliding of the materials placed on the tray and the contamination of the trays. It also contributes to the very well appearance of the tray during service.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napkin_folding

http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/craft-ideas/g4552/napkin-folding-videos/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yk0VOkhs_qE

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDhFH4aE5AE

https://docs.google.com/document/d/18dCt29CWy_-IKmesv8OmyRfeQ2ER38Rm9yLGkJ9p_Ks/edit

 

 

Evaluation

EVALUATION QUESTIONS

  1.        what are the types of napkins according to the material they are made of?
  2.        what are the types of napkins according to where they are used?
  3.        What are the benefits of the service napkin?
  4.        Make Bishop's Mitre, Goblet Fan, Birds Of Paradise and Rose Napkins? 
Conclusion
  1. Students learnt what the napkins are.
  2. Students learnt where the napkins are used.
  3. Students learnt kinds of napkins. (Fabric Napkins and Paper Napkins)
  4. Students learnt the types of napkins according to where they are used.
  5. Students learnt the benefits of service napkins.

Finally we did napkin folding exercises (Bishop's Mitre, Goblet Fan, Rose Napkin and Bird of Paradise)

Credits

This webquest was created by a team of teachers, within the co-funded Erasmus plus KA2  partnership “English for hospitality” (EN4HOSTS), project number: 2017-1-RO01-KA201-037159, KA2 - Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices ,KA201 - Strategic Partnerships for school education

 

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