While visiting a restaurant or tucking into a food takeaway service, nearly all the customers have some pre-conceived expectation from it. From food, service to hygiene, everything matters the most. But, before the taste, comes the safety issue. Whether it is from the perspective of the customer or the restaurant owner, it is crucial that the whole food supply is safe, from land and farm to fork. With the rising news stories of food-borne illness, many restaurants, and hotels are becoming more conscious about maintaining the food safety-levels in their hotels and restaurants. Most commonly, the local authorities decide which restaurants, hotels, and takeaways can trade. Eat2Save takes the food safety issue as a serious matter to concern about, helping restaurants and takeaways across the UK, to raise their food hygiene levels at the satisfactory standard.
Why The Food Safety Maintenance Is Crucial For Restaurants?
While visiting restaurants, what kind of food safety questions do picky customers ask?
Is your kitchen is free from pests?
Would the food be free from hair?
Is the food of the restaurants free from salmonella?
The culprit of food-borne illness is much more than just a single thin hair or an opportunistic fly. The ill-maintenance of food sanitization, food contamination, cross-contamination, poor handling of food, etc. are also important causes play the role behind the outbreak of food-borne illness.
If the food your restaurants serve is not safe, then your customers would never be happy. And the continuing customer dissatisfaction will hit your restaurant’s reputation hard. As a result, your restaurant will shut down very soon. Hence, maintaining food safety levels will sustain your customer’s satisfaction and loyalty to your restaurant or takeaway service and also your business growth.
What Are the Most Common Food Safety Rules?
Food safety rules for restaurants, hotels, and takeaways are near all the same across the globe.
Safe source: Food or food ingredients are coming from an assured food supply chain.
Safe temperature: The restaurant owner is storing food in the correct cold temperature.
Proper Food Handling: The kitchen and utensils are clean and safe to prevent food contamination or cross contamination.
Proper Food Cooking: The chef has cooked the food, like meat, poultry, fish, pork, etc., properly, it is not undercooked.
Proper Maintenance of Food Sanitization: The kitchen staff needs to strictly maintain the sanitization like hand washing to ensure food safety.
How Does Eat2Save Help Restaurants Provide High Food Safety Levels?
Following are a few major ways that Eat2Save helps restaurants and takeaways of the UK to maintain as well as prove top-notch food safety levels to their customers.
Ensure High Food Safety Standard
Food hygiene is the primary and chief concern at Eat2Save. Every restaurant and takeaways should have been registered under the Food standard Agency with their local authority before they join Eat2Save platform to spread their trade. Once restaurants get registration from their local authorities, it turns out like the responsibility of that authority to inspect the food safety levels at those restaurants from time to time.
Screening Out Restaurants Partners
Eat2Save helps restaurant chains and partners to grow their business. But, whenever a new restaurant pops its head out on the streets of the UK, and express its willingness to join our community, we first check out its registration under the Food Standard Agency.
Raising food Hygiene Awareness
We help restaurants and takeaways in learning about the details of maintaining food safety standard. With offering training and certification on food hygiene, up to date global information about food safety, we aid the restaurant owners so that then level up their safe food handling.
Prevent Cross Contamination And Allergen
Eat2Save takes the dietary requirements of individual customer seriously. We provide detail information about every meal available at our platform to let our customers know about the ingredients the meal includes they are about to order. In this way, we help our customers in preventing any food allergic reactions.
On the other hand, Eat2Save provides tips to restaurants and takeaways to cook their food for those who are allergic to some ingredients.
- Before joining Eat2Save platform, restaurant owners and staff should be aware of the common food ingredients allergies like milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, peanuts, soybeans, and wheat.
- The chef should not prepare an allergen-free meal with the same utensils and cutlery as they use in cooking normal dishes.
- All the restaurants and takeaways have to use specified allergy-safe products in their kitchen.
- The restaurant owners should train their staff on how to take care of food allergy requests from the customers.
Food Hygiene Ratings
At Eat2Save, customers can check out the food hygiene standard of every restaurant and takeaways given by the FSA before they place the order. This food hygiene rating helps the restaurant owner in raising his food safety level up higher as well as the customers to order their food from a safe restaurant.
Food safety maintenance is crucial for restaurants to keep food borne illness away as well as maintaining their reputation in the market. With becoming aware of food hygiene standard and train your staffs, it is not a hard nut to crack to keep food hygiene a part of your food and catering establishment.