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SH1605

The Meal
I. Appetizer (Dictionary.com, 2015)
- a small portion of a food or drink served before or at the beginning of a meal to stimulate the desire
to eat.
A. Types of Appetizers (LifeMartini.com, 2015)
1.

Finger Food
- food that is to be held with the fingers for eating (MerriamWebster.com, 2015)

2. Soup
a. Clear or Unthickened Soups – based on a clear, unthickened
broth or stock. This type can be served plain or garnished
with a variety of vegetables and meats.
b. Thick Soups – opaque rather than transparent are of this
classification. To provide a heavier consistency, soups of this type
are thickened by either adding a thickening agent such as roux, or
by pureeing one (1) or more of their ingredients.
c. Specialty Soups – do not fit well into the main categories
and those that are native to particular countries or regions.
3. Salad
a. Appetizer Salads – give the customers a satisfying food to eat while waiting for the other
food being prepared.

II. Main Course
- The most substantial course of a meal (google.com, 2015)
- The principal dish of a meal (TheFreeDictionary.com, 2015)

III. Dessert (Dictionary.com, 2015)
- the sweet course at the end of the meal

References:
Dictionary.com. (2015). Retrieved on October 19. 2015, from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/dessert
Google.com. (2015). Retrieved on October 19, 2015, from https://www.google.com.ph/#q=main+course+meaning
LifeMartini.com. (2015). Retrieved on October 12, 2015, from http://www.lifemartini.com/list-of-different-types-ofappetizers/
MerriamWebster.com. (2015). Retrieved on October 19, 2015, from http://www.merriamwebster.com/dictionary/finger%20food
TheFreeDictionary.com (20013-2015) Retrieved o September 11, 2015 from
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/MainCourse

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