Assessment Information 1
Subject Code: HAT302
Subject Name: Food and Beverage Management
Assessment Title: Length: Menu Review and Redesign
600 words (+/- 10% allowable range)
Online via Turnitin
Due Date: Week 6
The purpose of this individual assignment is to develop student skills in understanding the role of menu planning and its importance in successful Food and Beverage operations. This will enable you to learn the fundamental evaluation skills and will foster further understanding of hospitality services.
Individually, you are required to review a menu from any food and beverage outlet that you frequently visit. In your review you must consider the following aspects:
1. Provide a brief review of the selected food and beverage outlet and identify its current menu concept.
2. Identify and evaluate the number of items, menu classifications, the variety of items, and item’s nutritional value.
3. Identify the potential issues in the menu design and propose an alternative menu concept.
Justify the reason behind your proposed redesign.
4. Redesign the menu by creating a blueprint.
In preparing your menu review, you will need to reference at least 12 sources of information. These may include corporate websites, government publications, industry reports, census data, journal articles, and newspaper articles.
Your menu review and redesign document MUST follow a professional structure:
Brief overview (200 words)
Menu Review (400 words)
Redesigned menu blueprint (attach an image of the redesigned menu) Reference List (you must apply Harvard Referencing Style)
This file must be submitted as a ‘PDF’ document to avoid any technical issues that may occur from incorrect file format upload. Uploaded files with a virus will not be considered as a legitimate submission. Turnitin will notify you if there is any issue with the submitted file. In this case, you must contact your lecturer via email and provide a brief description of the issue and a screen shot of the Turnitin error message.
You are also encouraged to submit your work well in advance of the deadline to avoid any possible delay with the Turnitin similarity report or any other technical difficulties that may occur
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HAT302 Assessment Marking Rubric – Menu Review and Redesign 30%
Criteria NN (Fail) 0 - 49 P (Pass) 50 - 64 CR (Credit) 65 - 74 DN (Distinction) 75 - 84 HD (High Distinction) 85 - 100
Your evaluation lacks depth, and your interpretation is not relevant.
You briefly evaluate some of the
Food and Beverage information and your interpretation is not always relevant.
You sufficiently evaluate and interpreted most of the Food and Beverage information.
You thoroughly evaluate and interpret Food and Beverage information.
You accurately and articulately evaluate and interpret specific
Food and Beverage information.
Redesigned menu blueprint
There is limited to no creativity in this menu blueprint and, further, it is unclear how its content relates to the assessment criteria.
There is little evidence of creativity in this menu blueprint but at least it clearly conveys
the messages required in this assessment.
There are some signs of creativity in this menu blueprint
but quite a bit of further work is required to raise it to a
The blueprint is evidently creative and, with some minor editing, would be fit for
presentation to a professional audience.
Immense thought and creativity has been invested in the menu
blueprint, resulting in a work that is of a professional standard.
Spelling and/or grammar is consistently incorrect, impacting on the flow and readability of your review.
Ideas/themes have not been developed.
The format chosen for your review lacks thought and
consideration for the intended audience
In-text referencing and/or reference list is mostly incorrect or non-existent.
Even though grammar and spelling are an issue, they do
not detract very much from the readability of your review.
Ideas/themes have been developed, but your
composition lacks connections and integration.
The format chosen for your review is appropriate, but major
improvements would enhance its presentation
An earnest attempt at in-text referencing is obvious but there are major errors.
Mostly correct grammar and spelling are very good but with occasional errors.
Ideas/themes have been developed, but connections are not always obvious.
The format chosen for your brief is appropriate but some
improvements would enhance its presentation
Mostly correct in-text referencing and reference list with minor errors throughout and the occasional major error.
Errors in grammar and spelling are rare.
There is a logical connection between your statements, adding to the readability and credibility of your review.
Your review is professionally presented and has been
submitted in the appropriate format
In-text referencing and the resultant reference list are
correct, with only the occasional minor error.
Correct grammar and spelling throughout the review with no obvious errors.
There is an obvious and logical connection between your
statements, enhancing the
structure, synthesis, credibility,
and readability of your review.
Your brief is professionally presented and exceeds
expectations in what is evidently suitable for a high-grade commercial environment.
In-text referencing and the resultant reference list are correct, with no errors.
Feedback and Grades will be released via Turnitin
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