Chef Technology

Chef Technology Is technology moving people away from manual and skilled labour jobs? In many cases the answer is yes, so those who remain in these professions are increasingly sought after, meaning they can get paid more than they used to for doing the same job, and the best can charge whatever they like. Fo a Chef the relationship with food is too personal to be automated, the passion and love for cooking, and eating, simply can't be replaced. [...]

2020-01-17T15:25:22+00:00By |Technology|

Commercial Kitchen Cleaning Checklist

Having a commercial kitchen cleaning checklist is useful because it helps you stay organised and keep on top of food safety guidelines. When it comes to running a commercial kitchen, cleanliness is a top priority. Your customers not only appreciate a clean kitchen, but the law requires it. Whether you run a small restaurant, residential home, large hotel or global fast food chains, all kitchens must follow foodservice and health regulations. So what's essential to keep your kitchen [...]

Restaurants can improve profits with a better food safety system

What is HACCP As a specialist in Food Safety legislation compliance, we are committed to showing how Food Safety compliance can provide commercial kitchens with additional financial benefits and consumer satisfaction. When it comes to restaurants and cafes, there are many factors that determine just how successful they will be. Great food, good customer service, a convenient location and a relaxed atmosphere are all important, but those factors aren’t necessarily plain to see for potential first-time customers. As [...]

2019-11-04T13:00:12+00:00By |Food Hygiene|

Are your staff washing their hands?

Are your staff washing their hands? Your food business staff need to be washing their hands properly and frequently to maintain a healthy kitchen! Washing is important to help prevent harmful bacteria from spreading from peoples’ hands. All staff that work with food must wash their hands: when in the kitchen or preparation area before preparing food after touching raw food after handling food waste or emptying a bin after cleaning after blowing their nose after touching phones, [...]

Acrylamide and Food Safety

What is HACCP Acrylamide is a chemical that naturally forms in starchy food products during high-temperature cooking, including frying, baking, roasting and also industrial processing, at +120°C and low moisture. The main chemical process that causes this is known as the Maillard Reaction; it is the same reaction that ‘browns’ food and affects its taste. Acrylamide forms from sugars and amino acids (mainly one called asparagine) that are naturally present in many foods. Acrylamide is found in products such [...]

2019-11-10T10:27:56+00:00By |Food Safety|

Are you starting a food business?

Are your staff washing their hands? It's exciting times ahead for your food business.  You have the perfect location, menus are being developed and you have a great team, now time for the part everyone dreads. Time to get in touch with your local authority!   Contact your local authority regarding your food business Before opening, get in touch with your local authority. They will be able to help you: determine whether you need to register your food [...]