Staff Food Handling & Preperation

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Food Handling

  • Be aware that you are handling food that somebody is going to eat
  • Do not squash or damage food when wrapping; presentation when opened is key to the customer’s satisfaction. ​
  • Do not handle food any time; always use the utensils provided.
  • Always rotate food in the displays rather than always selecting the freshly cooked products.
  • If you have any query over any product on display seek advice from the manager or the cook before serving.
  • Always be alert of anything untoward in the display cabinets (dead insect, chipped glass, wire scourer shavings etc).

Food preparation

  • You’ll be shown how to prepare food by the manager or head cook and notices will be distributed around the shop to remind you of your responsibilities.
  • You must obey the head cooks orders on how to prepare products as it is a vital importance to the business to maintain the same consistent standards.
  • Always be aware of anything you are not happy with and notify the manager or head cook before serving product.
  • ​Always keep your products fresh by rotating


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