Professional Chef: Level 3 is for chefs who want to reach the top. Written to provide complete coverage of the NVQ level 3 and the Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and cookery, there is detailed advice on how to develop the superior skills you need to excel in the kitchen. With a focus on developing professional culinary knowledge, there is step-by-step guidance on how to carry out specialist butchery, larder and fishmonger techniques. Care has been taken to ensure that the most up-to-date practices from industry have been incorporated; where different techniques exist within the trade, the benefits and relevant situations for using each have been fully explained, to ensure you develop a full and comprehensive repertoire of skills. With clear explanations of all the underpinning theory and packed-full with recipes, Professional Chef: Level 3 will inspire you go on and create mouthwatering dishes, influenced by modern, traditional and international cuisine.