Cooking Demonstration Guidelines

boy using a juicer with lime for a demonstrationFor cooking demonstrations, the following should be observed:

  • Wear apron, participants should have towel in belt loop if apron not worn
  • Hair should be held back by a net or tie
  • State that hands have been washed (and DO wash them before your demonstration!)
  • Keep area tidy, move unused items to the left or right of your work area
  • No brand names, cover if necessary
  • Never lick fingers or utensils
  • Food in neat, marked, look-alike containers
  • Should show that you know how to measure a dry and a liquid ingredient
  • Suggest you use a clear mixing bowl and wooden spoon
  • Clean off work area and then display finished product
  • The finished product should be of quality