Difference between revisions of "Cook"

From Cunnan
Jump to navigationJump to search
(*major re-write*)
m
Line 6: Line 6:
 
*plan menus and purchase provisions
 
*plan menus and purchase provisions
 
*acquire kitchen equipmet
 
*acquire kitchen equipmet
*cook and supervise kitchen staff
+
*cook
 +
*supervise kitchen staff
  
 
When the SCA first started, there was a drive to use words that would sound more Medieval to the ear.  A word that was quickly incorporated into the SCA vernacular was "autocrat", soon followed by "feastocrat".
 
When the SCA first started, there was a drive to use words that would sound more Medieval to the ear.  A word that was quickly incorporated into the SCA vernacular was "autocrat", soon followed by "feastocrat".

Revision as of 18:07, 24 August 2008

It's the Cook's job to organise food for the event. They will usually

  • set the feast budget
  • organise and kitchen staff
  • research and redact period recipes
  • plan menus and purchase provisions
  • acquire kitchen equipmet
  • cook
  • supervise kitchen staff

When the SCA first started, there was a drive to use words that would sound more Medieval to the ear. A word that was quickly incorporated into the SCA vernacular was "autocrat", soon followed by "feastocrat".

In the Middle Ages the person who cooked the meals was usually called the COOK. Within the SCA, there is a growing preference for the historic term, particularly amongst cooks.

Internal Links

See Also: