All subjects are designed to help give pupils a strong foundation for learning. Vg1 restaurant and food processing shall contribute to social learning and pupil development. Through critical thinking, participation and practical work assignments, the programme subjects shall give the pupils additional insight into Norwegian, Sami and international culinary traditions. The programme subjects shall also emphasise that people's lifestyles impact nature, climate and society, and that professional food production leaves a footprint behind in both society and each individual person. Vg1 restaurant and food processing shall contribute to knowledge of how social partners cooperate to develop a better workplace.