Garde Manger Chapter 1: The Professional Garde Manger

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Garde Manger Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did "garde manger" originally mean?
    • A. 

      Guarding the manger

    • B. 

      A storage area for preserved and cold foods

    • C. 

      Herb garden

  • 2. 
    The literal meaning of the French term "garde manger" is "keep to eat."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Records of various curing methods go as far back as:
    • A. 

      3000 B.C.E.

    • B. 

      400 C.E.

    • C. 

      1200 C.E.

  • 4. 
    One of the earliest curing methods was developed by the Sumerians, who salted meats.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In the 12 century, about 80 to 90 percent of the world's population were still peasants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In what ways did peasants of the 12th century preserve animal meat? (Pick all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Pickling

    • B. 

      Salting

    • C. 

      Brining

    • D. 

      Curing

    • E. 

      Drying

    • F. 

      Packing in fat

    • G. 

      Smoking

    • H. 

      Refrigeration

  • 7. 
    In the Middle Ages, which member of the household staff was responsible for managing the garde manger?
    • A. 

      Officier de bouche

    • B. 

      Boulanger

    • C. 

      Chamberlain

  • 8. 
    Approximately how many food-related guilds were there by the end of the 16th century?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      Two dozen

  • 9. 
    Food guilds by the end of the 16th century fell under two groups: Those that provided raw ingredients, and those that did the actual preparation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    "Charcuterie" is derived from French root words that mean what?
    • A. 

      Cooked flesh

    • B. 

      Cooked hog

    • C. 

      Cooked fish

  • 11. 
    The way guilds were set up led to the development of forcemeat baked in earthenware molds called "pâtés en terrine."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The first restaurant was born when in 1765, a tavern-keeper known as Monsieur Boulanger began selling a hot dish he called restorante (restorative).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The French Revolution in 1789 helped spur the growth of restaurants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The guild system was officially abolished in which year?
    • A. 

      1765

    • B. 

      1789

    • C. 

      1791