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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim is to understand how to manage the processes in a restaurant and to identify beverage products and their connection to legislation. This course also familiarizes the student to different wine districts and the typical qualifications of wine. The aim is also to understand principles of menu planning.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand principles of food and drink products in different type of restaurants. The student will be familiar with legislation on this field. Knowledge of vine districts and impact och different grapes in vines, also how to arrange small events should be learned.

Course contents

Type of restaurants
Vine countries and districts, grape sorts
Alcohol and hygienic legislation

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names

Food and Beverage 2014-2015

Additional information

Will be informed at course start and on Its learning

Recommended or required reading

Mölstad, Mikael.2007. Nya stora vinskolan (in Swedish)Vine books will be informed later
Walker, John R. 2013. Introduction to Hospitality; chapters 4-8
Lillicrap,Dennis,Cousins, JOhn, Smith Robert.2003. Food and Beverage Service
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Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 65 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations:
Examination 1 Learnings and activity 230 p
Examination 2. Vine district and grapes 30 p
Examination 3 Event arrangement 30p
Examination 4 Own drink 20p

... etc.
(examinations include , demonstrations and presentations, reports and produktions, essays, and also presence at specified occasions)
All part must be passed

The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: 50-59 points=1, 60-69=2, 70-79=3, 80-89=4, 90-100=5


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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2016-06-02

Assessment methods

  • 2016-02-04 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2016-03-14 - Reports and productions

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