Food Safety Never Takes a Holiday 

Modern Restaurant Management

With the season of food and Thanksgiving when holiday food is at the forefront, what are defined standards and procedures that restaurants should keep top-of-mind to set the expectations regarding food handling and preparation during the holiday rush?

Food Safety Is Everyone’s Problem

Transact

It doesn’t matter whether you work in the front or the back of the house; food safety is everyone’s problem. Everyone, from the server to the busboy to the line cook, has to know basic food handling procedures. . Wash hands thoroughly and store food properly.

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How to Improve Food Safety Culture

360Training

As you can see, it’s more important than ever for anyone who works with food to practice safe food handling techniques. The best way to encourage safe food handling in your restaurant is to create a culture that prioritizes food safety. Food & Beverage

Measuring KPIs for Food Safety Success in Holiday Menu Items, Off-Premise Catering, LTOs, and Beyond

Modern Restaurant Management

Why Measure Food Safety Performance? Achieving food safety excellence should be a continual goal. Therefore, a restaurant's food safety goals should evolve along with these changes. Prioritize the most critical food safety items on your scorecard.

The Ultimate Food Safety Dictionary

Transact

Most people have a basic understanding of what food safety means (and what rules to follow), but if you work in the foodservice business you need more than a simple layman’s understanding. . Food Safety Dictionary of Terminologies. FDA – Food and Drug Administration.

Fryer Safety Checklist

The Back Burner

What follows is a list of things to consider (please see our disclaimer at the end) if your commercial kitchen prepares deep-fried food. When it comes to preventing fryer burns, the right footwear is quite possibly the most important safety precaution. Personal Safety Equipment.

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Keeping the Food Chain Safe with Master Data Management

Modern Restaurant Management

Add cybersecurity risks, mix in consumer desire for transparency, then layer in the collection of consumer data collection and you’ve got a perfect storm of data management challenges across the food supply chain. Equipment Operations Big Data and food safety Data Food Safety

Food Safety Myths That Will Get Your Customers Sick

Transact

There are a lot of food safety myths and misinformation that get passed along as gospel. But it’s one of the worst things you can do safety-wise. Golden brown” and “toasty” and “bright pink” are adjectives that describe how the food looks, not whether it’s safe to eat.

Handling Health Inspections

iSanté

The name in some circles is spoken in a quiet hush, but this person assigned by the organization regulating food safety in your state is no one to fear. Don’t offer food or drink - Offering an inspector food or drink can appear to be a stall tactic, or even worse a bribe.

The 5 Biggest Food Delivery Risks

Wasserstrom

The food delivery trend has exploded over the last several years and it shows no signs of slowing down. But getting started with food delivery for your restaurant isn’t just as simple as taking orders […].

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Implementing Public Safety as the New Corporate Social Responsibility in the Restaurant Industry 

Modern Restaurant Management

Safety in the restaurant industry has always been a priority. However, over the past few years other unconventional safety problems have begun to arise within the food and restaurant business. Evaluating Public Safety Concerns.

Food Truck Technology to Invest In

Lavu

Food trucks are fueled by more than just diesel. Across the country, food truck operators are relying on the latest technology to streamline operations, manage wait times, inform customers, and so much more. Today, we list the must-have technologies for food trucks.

MRM Plant-Based: Good Food Scorecard and Healthier Hospital Food

Modern Restaurant Management

Good Food Restaurant Scorecard. Despite skyrocketing demand for plant-based food across the U.S., 42 of the country’s favorite fast food and restaurant chains still don’t offer a plant-based entrée, according to a report released today by The Good Food Institute (GFI).

Essential Food Safety for All Restaurant Owners

Takeaway Solutions

For a restaurant, there is no way to ruin a good reputation faster than a confirmed case of food poisoning. Food poisoning is a colloquial term to describe an illness that arises after eating poorly cooked, spoiled, tainted or dirty food. Food Safety

How Convenience Store Food Is Fixing Its Reputation

Transact

Convenience store food has a reputation problem. Convenience store food used to be a punch line — a food that no one in their right mind would eat unless they were either desperate, out of options, or trying to be funny. . Preparing Food On-Site.

Five Sure-Fire Ways to Anger the Health Inspector

Transact

Health inspectors have a tough but necessary job: to go to restaurants like yours and make sure that the food you serve to guests is safe, and that your establishment is clean and orderly. They’re concerned with public safety, not with your reputation. You Undercook Your Food.

How to Calculate Food Cost in a Restaurant

360Training

One of the most essential parts of running a successful restaurant is keeping your food costs manageable. Of course, you can’t do that unless you know what you’re currently spending on food. How Do You Calculate Food Cost In a Restaurant? . Calculating Food Costs Using a Recipe.

A Coffee Shop Owner’s Guide to Handling Food & Dairy Allergies

Perfect Daily Grind

Nuts are common culprits when it comes to triggering food allergies. What Food Allergies Should You Be Aware Of? According to Food Allergy Research and Education ( FARE ), most fatal allergic reactions occur outside the home, in public places like coffee shops.

The 9 Food Safety Golden Rules for Restaurant Owners

FreshCheq

How is Flywheeling Used in Commercial Cold Storage?

Wasserstrom

Restaurant Management You Should Know commercial refrigeration flywheeling food safety food storage what is flywheelingWithin its origins, flywheeling represents the pursuit of the engineering holy grail of perpetual energy.

Food Technology: Future of the Restaurant Industry

360Training

No, this does not mean you should pack up shop and open a food truck instead. In fact, whether you are in distribution, serving or manufacturing in the food industry, you need to ensure your products are safe for consumption. Food Safety Monitoring Made Easy.

The Rise of Food Allergies – and How to Keep Your Guests Safe and Happy

Hot Schedules

The Rise of Food Allergies. million children) are managing food allergies. require emergency medical attention from contact with a food allergen. Accurate allergen information is critical to guarantee your guests’ safety. And how to keep your guests safe and happy.

Does Your Food Supplier Actually Care About Your Restaurant?

ChefHero

One of the best tools a restaurant owner can have is a food supplier that cares about their establishment. Consider food safety. Not enough restaurants think about food safety when choosing a supplier.

TransAct Secures New BOHA! Solutions Order for New Fresh Food Program in Western Region of National Convenience Store Chain

Transact

solution will help TransAct’s customers manage its new fresh food offering. As the fresh food program is expanded to new regions, TransAct will market the BOHA! Labeling will satisfy the customer’s immediate labeling needs made necessary by the new FDA labeling laws as well as date code food safety labels. Labeling and TEMS will be immensely helpful to these convenience store locations as they work to streamline operations surrounding their new fresh food offering.”.

How to Handle Food Recalls in Your Restaurant

360Training

A recall is by far one of the most devastating things that can happen to any brand in the food industry. Fortunately, they can take several proactive measures such as implementing food safety initiatives in order to maintain quality and safety in the production process.

Changes at McDonald’s and Reducing Food Waste

Modern Restaurant Management

This edition of MRM News Bites features McDonalds, the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, OpenTable, Ordermark, Hudson Group, Hakkasan Group , Waitr and Checkers, ICV Partners, Restaurant Technologies, Diebold Nixdorf and Alto-Shaam. " Reducing Food Waste.

CHIPOTLE ROARS BACK FROM FOOD CRISIS WITH HARD-HITTING STRATEGY

50 Mistakes

​by Patty Odell It wasn’t that long ago in restaurant time that Chipotle suffered a major food safety crisis, but since then the brand has overhauled its marketing strategy to drive profitable volume growth and double its stock price.

Your Restaurant is Only as Strong as Your Weakest Food Safety Link

FreshCheq

The Top 10 U.S. Food Vendors: Do you know everything you should about your restaurant food vendors?

Marketman

The quality of the food you serve ensures diners keep your tables packed. Do you know enough about your food suppliers to answer the tough questions your customers may already be asking? food vendors (2018 ranking) to give you the information you need.

The Top 10 U.S. Food Vendors: Do you know everything you should about your restaurant food vendors?

Marketman

The quality of the food you serve ensures diners keep your tables packed. Do you know enough about your food suppliers to answer the tough questions your customers may already be asking? food vendors (2018 ranking) to give you the information you need.

How To Start a Food Blog in 8 Simple Steps

Restaurant Clicks

Want to learn how to start a food blog? If you have a passion for food – whether it’s making recipes, cooking, baking, or just eating food – starting a food blog can be fun and easy. . Take these 8 simple steps to start a food blog. .

Restaurants Save up to 10% on Food Costs by Reducing Waste

Cheetah

85% of Food in Restaurants Is Wasted According to the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, in the restaurant industry, about 85% of food ends up in the trash. This translates to a substantial profit loss as money that is invested in food does not in fact produce a profit.

The Importance of LMS Software for Small Businesses

360Training

Business Career Development Environmental Health & Safety Food & Beverage HR & Ethics Industrial Insurance Power and Utilities Quality Management Education Real Estate Technology Trades and EngineeringRunning a small business is no small feat.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Opening a Food Truck Business: Part 1

Cheetah

Tapping into a $1 Billion Food Truck Market Food trucks have been around forever, but only in recent years has this business really taken off. Whether its a food cart, concession trailer, or food truck, these kitchens on wheels are popping up everywhere.

The Beginner’s Guide to Opening a Food Truck Business: Part 1

Cheetah

Tapping into a $1 Billion Food Truck Market Food trucks have been around forever, but only in recent years has this business really taken off. Whether its a food cart, concession trailer, or food truck, these kitchens on wheels are popping up everywhere.

Food Preparation Tips for Restaurant

Restaurant Smart

Restaurant safety is more than just handling your food correctly. It’s also about creating a safe and professional place where customers are sure that they are being served with clean and delicious food. The post Food Preparation Tips for Restaurant appeared first on Restaurant Smart Blog. Food Industry Interest Tips

What Jobs are in Restaurants?

360Training

Obviously, servers are tasked with waiting on specific tables, providing them food and drinks as requested. Servers need to have a food handlers certificate to understand safety best practices for serving food in the United States. Food & Beverage

Back of House Habits That Will Horrify Your Guests

Transact

In fact, 41% of consumers consider restaurants to be unreliable when it comes to food safety. . And why wouldn’t they, when they catch your back of house doing things like this : Bringing Food Back from the Dead. Post-consumer food should go straight to the garbage.

How to Get Repeat Customers at Your Restaurant

360Training

Not only do regular customers spread the word of your restaurant’s amazing food and service, but for your business, repeat customers are less expensive than new customers. You want to keep them happy with the classic food and service they love, but you don’t want them to get bored and move on.

How to Become a Restaurant Server

360Training

Looking to pick up work in food service? In this article, we’re going to focus on the “restaurant server” position in food service, also known as waitstaff (waiters and waitresses). Food service jobs tend to be “easy come, easy go.”

How to Fix Your Restaurant Inventory Mistakes

360Training

In simple terms, restaurant inventory monitoring is all about answering three questions: What food and supplies do you have coming into the restaurant? What foods are customers consuming? What food do you have leftover in the kitchen? Learn More About Food Safety and Management.

How Technology Can Revolutionize Your Back-of-House 

Transact

Food waste, countless hours spent taking inventory, complicated employee onboarding processes—and even worse, sick customers due to food safety issues—they’re nightmares for any dedicated restaurant manager. . Elevate Food Safety Measures.

What to Do When the Health Inspector Comes Knocking

Sculpture Hospitality

A visit from the health inspector can be stressful even if you stay on top of health concerns by following a proactive food safety plan and scheduling regular cleanings.