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Food Tech Focus Stage 5

By | Copyright Year:2020 | ISBN-13: 9780170442855

Food Tech Focus Stage 5 has been fully updated to reflect the new Stage % Food Technology syllabus. All eight focus areas are covered in-depth and accompanied by a new food tech toolkit that includes comprehensive information on safety, hygiene and essential skills. A wealth of recipes, practical activities, case studies and review questions provide diverse opportunities to approach syllabus outcomes. The student book has an increased emphasis on students understanding the meaning of cognitive verbs and what they are being asked to do.

NelsonNet resources available*:
Teacher resources:
• Teaching program
• Chapter quiz and review answers
• Weblinks
• Chapter PDFs
Student resources:
• Worksheets
• Chapter quizzes
• Bonus recipes
• Videos
• Weblinks

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your local education consultant for access codes and conditions.


Your food tech toolkit
1 Food in Australia
2 Food equity
3 Food product development
4 Food selection and health
5 Food service and catering
6 Food for special needs
7 Food for special occasions
8 Food trends


Geraldine Blake is an award-winning food technology and hospitality teacher with more than 20 years’ experience in the classroom and marking and assessing external examinations. She is currently the Vocational Education and Training Coordinator at All Saints College – St Mary’s Campus in Maitland, New South Wales.

Rosalie Guatieri has taught technology and VET subjects, including food technology, in public secondary schools across Sydney since 1984. She is currently Head Teacher TAS at Georges River College – Peakhurst Campus, which specialises in teaching students in Stage 4 and 5.

Amber Fanning is an experienced teacher of food technology, computing and design and technology. She currently runs a successful business importing chemicals and raw materials for the food industry.

Rachael Corneus-Randall is an education consultant with extensive experience teaching in secondary schools and tertiary education institutions throughout New South Wales. She continues to write Year 10, Preliminary and HSC examinations in a range of subject areas.


Fresh and contemporary layout, with infographics to clearly present key information

Food photography showcases an aspirational, yet realistic, execution of the 64 new and favourite recipes, each one presented as an appropriate single serve with a garnish.