When managing a restaurant, proper sanitation can never become an afterthought. If your eatery doesn’t prioritize cleanliness and diner safety, the consequences can range from lost business to costly legal action. Proper sanitation is particularly important at buffet restaurants. Since buffet food spends more time exposed to the elements than traditional restaurant entrees, extra care needs to be taken in ensuring that it’s safe for consumption. In the quest to keep your buffet safe and sanitary, take care to avoid the following blunders at all costs.
- Cold Food
Cold food is among the most common sanitation mistakes found at buffet restaurants. Considering how long certain restaurants leave food out, it’s no wonder it becomes cold. Not only is cold food unappetizing, it can also cause food-borne illness. When certain foods – most notably meat and dairy products – are left out in room temperature environments, they become unsafe to consume. … Read More