Monthly Archives: April 2019

How to Protect Your Customers from Allergic Reactions

2019-05-13T13:56:47+00:00

If you read that title expecting to find the magic cure to stop everyone from being allergic to your food, we’re sorry to tell you that it’s impossible. You can do everything to protect your customers from biting into something that they shouldn’t, but in the end, your customer is also responsible for getting tested for allergies and staying vigilant about reading the list of ingredients. It’s your responsibility to keep your customers away from harmful ingredients by following these essential steps: Separate Your Cooking Utensils If you cook using the major food allergens like gluten, peanuts, and shellfish, we highly recommend using completely different cutting boards, knives, utensils, cookware, and even appliances. It might seem like overkill, but once you realize that some allergies are so bad that even the smell of an allergen can cause someone to go into anaphylactic shock, you understand that it’s an expense that could save lives. Warn Patrons Before They Walk In This costs nothing more than [...]

How to Protect Your Customers from Allergic Reactions 2019-05-13T13:56:47+00:00

5 Indispensable Food Safety Kitchen Gadgets

2019-05-13T14:02:23+00:00

Want to get serious about food safety? Then it’s time to take a look at your kitchen. It doesn’t matter if you have the most expensive non-stick pans money can buy. Here are five indispensable food safety kitchen gadgets that are worth their weight in gold. #1: Thermometer Most of us know what the perfect steak looks like. Whether you like it blue, medium, or well-done, you can tell the second it’s ready by its inner colouring—except that, we can’t always trust our eyes. It’s more important to eat meat that is cooked than to eat meat that looks the right colour, which can lead to a wealth of consequences, food poisoning being the most obvious one. A meat thermometer is an easy and inexpensive way to guarantee your meat is cooked through. #2: Shallow Containers If you often cook enough food to store leftovers, the best way to keep your food safe is to divide them up into smaller portions and pack them [...]

5 Indispensable Food Safety Kitchen Gadgets 2019-05-13T14:02:23+00:00