Tag Archives: Food Safety

Safety In The Kitchen

Food safety is the most important part of any foodservice business. Handling food is a big responsibility. Improper methods can lead to health code violations or worse if someone gets seriously hurt or sick. A restaurant’s reputation is one of its most valuable assets and an outbreak of foodborne illness can destroy an establishment’s respectability. Proper training and equipment will ...

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Commonly Missed Cleaning Areas in FOH

According to an article in RestaurantMgmt101, there are few things worse than enjoying a meal at your favorite restaurant and then looking up to see an unappetizing cloud of dust around the air conditioning vents or catching a whiff of an unsavory odor while walking to your table or to the bathroom. No restaurant can afford to lose guests because ...

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Tips from Our Specialists: Proper Hand Washing for Restaurants

Health inspections are a regular part of life in any food service business, but too often it’s easy for a restaurant or commercial kitchen to fall into the trap of just passing the inspection rather than regularly practicing good food safety procedures. As Chemical Specialists for Maines, it is our intention at ServiSolutions to help your business improve food safety ...

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Tips from Our Specialists: How to Clean Your Deep Fryer

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With the new year upon us, we’re excited to bring you expert tips and advice on improving your restaurant. These tips are brought to you by our Maines ServiSolutions Chemical Specialists: For many restaurants, cleaning is not at the top of the wish list, definitely not around the holidays. But, it is a great way to begin a fresh new ...

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How to Think Like a Health Inspector

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A good restaurant must not only provide excellent food and service, but must also be clean and sanitary in its practices. New research from Technomic, a leading foodservice research firm, shows that diners in many U.S. cities consider restaurant cleanliness to be more important than the quality of the food. There are so many things on the line during a ...

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5 Things Health Inspectors Look For

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Be prepared the next time a health inspector walks through your door. Here’s a list of 5 things most health inspectors are looking for: 1. Critical Items These are literally “red” flag items denoted in red on inspection sheets. Examples include improper hand-washing, cooked foods not immediately chilled, commercial dishwashers not using the correct sanitizer concentration, and cross-contamination between cooked ...

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