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DEFINITION OF TERMS 1. APERITIF - is any drink taken before meals, to improve your appetite 2. BREWING - a stage in making beer in which worth is boiled with hops 3. BUSBOY - refers to the dining room helper and runner, title given to a Food and Beverage Service Attendant, National Certificate I 4. BUSSED OUT - taking out soiled plates/dishes from the dining area to dishwashing area 5. CAPTAIN FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ATTENDANT - refers to the supervisor of The Food and Beverage Service Attendant, also refers to Food and Beverage Service Attendant, National Certificate Level I. 6. COCKTAIL - is a well-mixed drink made up of base liquor, a modifying ingredient as a modifier and special flavoring of coloring agents. It is usually an aperitif taken at leisure before a meal to whet the appetite. 7. COMMIS - refers to the category according to the extent of difficulty and complexity of skills and knowledge required for the job. 8. COMMUNICATION - the transfer of ideas through verbal and non-verbal communication 9. CORDIAL/ LIQUEUR - a spirits that are sweetened and flavor with natural flavor’s 10. DISH OUT - food taken from the kitchen to the dining area 11. DISTILLATION - a process involving continuous evaporation and condensation of liquid wherein higher alcohol content could be obtained 12. FERMENTATION - an action of yeast upon a sugar in solution, which breaks down the sugar into carbon dioxide and alcohol 13. FLAMBE’ - flamed with spirit or liqueur 14. FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE ATTENDANT - refers to the workers assigned in the service of food and beverage to the guests, also known as waiter. 15. GARNISH - an ingredient which decorates, accompanies or completes a dish. Many dishes are identified by the name of their garnishes 16. HIGHBALL DRINK - is a tall drink consisting of a shot of specified spirit with mixers such as sodas, water, etc. serve with cube ice in a highball glass

__________________________________________________________________________________________________ _ TR - FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICES NC II Promulgated March 2005

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