An attitude that reflects pride in the quality of your
One of the most important ways of demonstrating
professionalism pride is in the area of sanitation
Pride in one quality is reflected in your appearance
and work habits.
Poor hygiene, grooming, personal care and sloopy
work habits are unacceptable.
Poor sanitation and safety can cost a lot of money
BASIC KITCHEN SAFETY AND HYGIENE
IMPORTANCE OF SAFE FOOD
People will not get sick
Make us happy
Exposure of food to chemicals
Lead – lead water pipes or utensils containing lead
Proper food handling
Contamination of food with objects that may not be
toxic but may cause injury or discomfort
Proper food handling is necessary to avoid physical
3. Broken glass
Substances that causes an allergic reaction.
Reactions to food may occur as soon as the food is
eaten or touch
Peanuts and tree nuts
Egg, milk, and dairy products
Fish and shellfish
Chicken and other poultry
Most food- borne illness is the result of eating food
that has been contaminated.
Contaminated means the food contains harmful
substances not originally present in it.
Contaminated food is food that is not pure
Transferring of hazardous substances, mainly
microorganisms, to a food from another food or
another surface such as equipment, worktables or
Mixing contaminated left over with a freshly cooked
batch of food
Handling ready to eat foods with unclean hands
Using the same chopping board for raw meats and
ready to eat foods.
Shower daily before cooking
No long manicured nails
Always have short and clean nails
Always groom and tie hair
Be a clean chef!