This book provides insights into common food safety breaches along the food chain in the hospitality industry as well as the health consequences of producing and consuming unsafe food. The book also highlights ways of procuring, handling, preparing, and serving food at homes and food service facilities by Ghanaians in particular and Africans in general.
Food Safety in the Hospitality Industry is a user-friendly guide to current food safety and hygiene legislation and is vital reading for all those involved in food handling and preparation. Using frequent practical examples, the text outlines and explains what you need to know about the following areas: · The key legislation and legal background in easy-to-follow terms - includes a comparison of the UK and European Union. · Safe food handling in practice - an easy reference source for all areas of a catering operation, including food service and labelling, storage and temperature controls and health and safety. · The application of food safety policies in business - practical guidance on food hazard analysis, including planning, implementation, control and measurement. Ideal reading for the core food safety component of hospitality management and catering degrees, the text is also a useful reference for industry practitioners who need to be up to speed on the legal requirements and best practice for maintaining safety and hygiene in the workplace.
This book provides insights into common food safety breaches along the food chain in the hospitality industry as well as the health consequences of producing and consuming unsafe food. The book also highlights ways of procuring, handling, preparing, and serving food at homes and food service facilities by Ghanaians in particular and Africans in general
MODERN FOOD SERVICE PURCHASING is designed specifically to provide culinary arts professionals with current, in-depth coverage of the essential concepts of purchasing, storeroom operations, and financial stewardship. This comprehensive resource brings together under one cover the four fundamentals of contemporary food service purchasing: Market and distribution systems. Storeroom operations. Cost controls. Product information. Delivering a chef-focused overview of financial management and the formulas used to control a successful business, Modern Food Service Purchasing explains in detail how to set up a successful storeroom operation while providing chefs and buyers with a comprehensive reference that will deliver value for years to come. Extensive color photography, useful charts and forms, and a comprehensive glossary of key terms round out the coverage. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Food powders are an increasingly important aspect of processed food worldwide. Essential factors such as ease of storage and transport and usage convenience have greatly benefited the food industry and promise further advancements in processing techniques. Food powders can be stored for a longer period of time than other food products, making them essential for food supply in many regions of the world. There have been numerous research works on food powders properties and characterization, but there has not been an updated comprehensive review in this field. Food Powders Properties and Characterization is designed as an essential reference for individuals in the food industry and academia seeking a singular source that covers most of the basic aspects of food powders. With chapters focusing on the general properties of food powders, characterization of particle and bulk properties, adhesion and surface properties, this text presents comprehensive and fully up to date coverage of this challenging and important field.
This comprehensive, multidisciplinary and expert-led book provides insight into the most current and insightful topics within food and beverage tourism practice and research, elaborated by leading researchers and practitioners in the field. The relationships between food and tourism have not only been at the core of recent tourism experiences, but they are expected to be crucial in the transformation of tourism futures. International in approach, this book analyzes the food tourism phenomenon from supply and demand perspectives, from health and politics to high-touch and high-tech, and brings together the relevant issues that inform these contemporary advances in food tourism research and practice. Providing a holistic approach to recent and future trends, the book is divided into 16 carefully selected and specially commissioned chapters that discuss the significance of food tourism research, the management and marketing of contemporary food and beverage experiences, the role of responsibility in the production and consumption of food tourism, and the anticipation of future trends in food and beverage tourism. This volume combines academic research with practitioner experience, allowing the authors to explore, debate and analyze our industry’s future challenges and solutions. This book is essential reading for students and researchers with an interest in food tourism, as well as practitioners.
Essential Microbiology and Hygiene for Food Professionals is an accessible and practical introduction, providing the basic science relating to microorganisms in food. Assuming no prior knowledge of microbiology, chapters take a fresh and modern approach in helping students appreciate the importance of microbiology and hygiene in assuring food safety and quality, and demonstrate the application of key principles relating to the presence, detection, and control of microorganisms in foods. Written in a user-friendly style, this book is an invaluable text for all those studying microbiology and hygiene on courses in the food professions, including food science, food technology, culinary arts, catering and hospitality, nutrition, dietetics, environmental health, and public health.
Globally the hospitality and tourism industry is evolving and undergoing radical changes. The past practices are now advancing through the rapid development of knowledge and skills acquired to adapt and create innovations in various ways. Hence, it is imperative that we have an understanding of the present issues so that we are able to remedy probl
Food Safety in the 21st Century: Public Health Perspective is an important reference for anyone currently working in the food industry or those entering the industry. It provides realistic, practical, and very usable information about key aspects of food safety, while also systematically approaching the matter of foodborne illness by addressing the intricacies of both prevention and control. This book discusses ways to assess risk and to employ epidemiological methods to improve food safety. In addition, it also describes the regulatory context that shapes food safety activities at the local, national, and international levels and looks forward to the future of food safety. Provides the latest research and developments in the field of food safety Incorporates practical, real-life examples for risk reduction Includes specific aspects of food safety and the risks associated with each sector of the food chain, from food production, to food processing and serving Describes various ways in which epidemiologic principles are applied to meet the challenges of maintaining a safe food supply in India and how to reduce disease outbreaks Presents practical examples of foodborne disease incidents and their root causes to highlight pitfalls in food safety management
Author: National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
Category: Technology & Engineering
With concern about foodborne illness increasing among consumers, it is more important than ever for restaurants and foodservice operations to be able to assure customers that the food they are eating is safe. This book teaches basic food safety concepts and prepares readers for the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification Examination.
Written for SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, Hospitality Management, 4e covers all 13 core units plus seven electives. Each chapter is written to a unit of competency and maintains the volume of learning of previous editions, with relevant and easy-to-understand information including Australian examples and references. Structured in three parts, the text covers the knowledge and skills required of frontline supervisors, managerial topics, and business strategy content. The Industry viewpoint at the start of each chapter introduces students to current issues and themes in the hospitality industry, and numerous pedagogical features, examples and illustrations have been included throughout the text to help students engage with the material and extend their understanding. Each chapter includes activities for discussion and debate, with assessment activities requiring the understanding, application and analysis of case studies. Each section concludes with an integrated case study and weblinks to useful industry resources.