Chefs Portrait

Food Safety

Half Day (4 Hours)

The aims of this course are to:

•Understand the importance of handling food safely

•Recognise potential hazards that can affect the safety of food

•Identify the main signs and symptoms of food poisoning

•List conditions necessary for the growth of bacteria

•Identify high risk foods

•State the main sources of bacterial contamination

•Recognise the importance of personal hygiene

•Understand their personal legal responsibilities as food handlers

•Demonstrate how to effectively remove bacteria from your hands

•State the correct temperatures for storing & serving food

•Carry out a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point assessment

•Discuss the reasons for having cleaning schedules