Planning Meals to Meet Cultural, Ethnic, Religious, and Dietary Needs
Objectives: Recognize regional, cultural, and religious food preferences when preparing meals. Identify common diets that require modifications when preparing meals. Recognize items to consider when shopping for clients including a budget, food type, and dietary restrictions.
Description: This class will teach direct care workers about different ways to plan and prepare meals to meet cultural, ethnic, religious, and specific dietary needs. Caregivers will learn how to take client preferences and dietary needs into consideration when purchasing food. Caregivers will also learn about reading food labels.