AJAR.id – Hello Ajarian! Gateaux and Tortes can be harder to store than other bakery products. Product needs to be stored at correct temperature and conditions may relate to:
1. Away from strong odours
All gateaux need to be protected from strong odours like onion, garlic that may be present in some coolrooms in kitchens. In larger kitchens there will be dedicated controlled storage for gateaux and tortes. Controlled storage is a term that covers ‘chilled, enclosed spaces’ and ‘room temperature, enclosed spaces’ areas.
2. Cool room temperature
Most Gateaux will need to be chilled because of the nature of the ingredients. All food coolrooms must operate below 4ºC. Some tortes do not need to be chilled and should not be chilled because chilling will spoil the flavour of the product.
3. Appropriate containers
Placing gateaux and tortes into boxes when sold is the best way of ensuring that the product travels to the place on consumption intact. Care needs to be taken that edges and top decorations are not damages when packages do not get damaged. When applying decorations packages sizes need to be taken into considered.
4. Cool room placement
Delicate products need to be stored in an area where the possibility of damage is minimised.
5. Length of...