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(proofing), second rising after shaping and baking. These products
are "proofed" in a cabinet for generally one hour for the yeast to
activate and raise the products before baking.
Rations in Kind (RIK) - A method of granting subsistence to service
personnel in which the individual is given eating privileges without a
Self-Serve Meal Service Patrons serve themselves.
Serving Lines Distribution methods for patrons to receive their
food may be traditional style meal service or self-service. Serving
line configurations may vary as determined by the Services.
Subsistence in Kind (SIK)- Furnished meals or rations provided at
no charge to members not entitled to BAS from an appropriated
fund dining facility or who are subsisted at no charge on behalf of
Take-Out/Home Meal Replacement Concept of offering assorted
pre-wrapped and pre-packaged items for immediate pick-up. Items
may range from hamburgers and pizza to full meals.
Traditional-style meal service Patrons are served by staff at a
Turnover Rate - The number of meals served per meal period
divided by the seating capacity of the dining facilities, e.g., a facility
with 500 seats which serves 1,500 meals per period has a turnover
rate of three.
Typical Serving Line Configurations:
Scatter System Individual food stations in the serving area
offering different types of food e.g. grill, sandwich, salad, dessert
stations, see figure 6-41.
Horse Shoe (Serving Line) Horseshoe shaped serving line, see
figure 6- 42.
The Tee (Serving Line) Tee shaped serving line, see figure 6-43.
The Saw Tooth or Box (Serving Line) Saw tooth shaped serving
line, see figure 6-44.