Food Safety, Sanitation Standards and HACCP Awareness

Workshop Overview

Designed for food manufacturing and F&B staff, this workshop provides foundation-level of knowledge of sanitation, personal and professional hygiene, and safe handling of potentially hazardous food items.

Attendees will also learn the practical aspects of HACCP appropriate to the day to day duties of restaurant, bar, kitchen and food production staff. A practical and visual approach is taken during delivery to meet the varied range of participants’ learning styles and the impending Food Safety Act.

Key Topics

Food Safety Overview
Its importance, and the consequences of non-compliance

Food Contamination and Prevention
Physical, chemical, microbiological and allergenic

Personal Hygiene Standards
Personal cleanliness, hand-washing, health and illness reporting

Cleaning, Sanitation and Chemical Knowledge
Practices in maintaining hygienic premises and equipment, chemical handling, dilutions, application times, storage and safe disposal

Vector Control
The importance of, methods and frequency of pest control

HACCP Awareness

  • The importance of a structured approach to Food Safety management
  • The identification of food hazards from delivery to plate
  • The importance of temperature and time
  • Accepting, handling and securing food deliveries
  • Cooking, cooling, reheating, holding and storage temperatures
  • Time control points
  • The importance of regular monitoring, recording and implementing of corrective action

Delivery and Cost Information

This is a customised programme that has been approved and endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality. On completion, each participant will be assessed and if successful awarded a certificate by Springboard Caribbean, endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality.

As a strategic educational partner of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, Springboard Caribbean will deliver this course at any CHTA member’s property or at the properties of associated NHTA members. This course is delivered to a minimum of 20 participants.

This unit is completed during a single day (6 hours), or can be split across 2x 3 hour sessions to best suit the client’s requirements (e.g. during changeover of shift). If split, it is recommended that this unit is delivered on consecutive days.

Subject to the provision of a suitable venue and refreshments by the client or relevant NHTA, the price for this one-day workshop is $73 USD ($195 ECD) per participant. CHTA member properties are entitled to a 20% discount. This includes tuition, course materials and certification.

For more information or to register your interest, please contact Springboard Caribbean today.