FOOD SAFETYLucia Hillside Bistro and TavernCampa
Clean Why is it important to wash your hands? Proper hand washing helps to reduce thespread of germs. Proper hand washing is essential whenpreparing and serving food to young children. The biggest means of transportation for germsare hands. Hand washing is the single most importantway to reduce the spread of infections diseases.
Clean How to wash your hands?Wash hands with liquid or bar soap under warmrunning water for at least 20 secondsWash hands thoroughly, paying special attentionto germs that may be trapped under nails Rinse well to remove all traces of soap Dry hands with paper towels Use a paper towel to turn off faucet after handwashing
Clean How to clean and disinfect surfaces? You should follow the directions on the cleaningproduct labels To begin, clean the surface thoroughly with soapand water After cleaning, if you need to use a disinfectant,apply it to the area, and let it stand for a few minutesor longer Wipe the surface with paper towels that can bethrown away
Separate• Cross Contamination is when we carrybacteria from one object to another object;from one object to a person to person• We can cross contaminate our food byfailing to wash our hands before we cookand failing to use separate plates forcooked and uncooked food
CookUsing a meat thermometer is a reliable way toensure that food has reach the propertemperature. The thermometer should beplaced in the thickest part of the food, awayfrom bone, fat or gristle.
Quiz1. Should hot food be placed directly in the refrigerator?2. Refrigeration prevents bacterial growth3. When washing your hands, what is the minimum amount of time you should scrub your hands with soap?
Question One Answer Yes, but divide large quantities of food into shallow containers for quicker cooling. Return to Quiz
Question Two Answer False. Refrigeration slows, but does not prevent the growth of harmful bacteria. Return to Quiz
Question Three Answer At least 20 seconds. Continue Return with to Quizpresentation
Questions If you have questions aboutSafe Food HandlingTechniques, please ask your supervisor.