Food Safety and Hygiene in the Catering Industry

Food Safety and Hygiene in the Catering Industry Course Overview

The Food Safety and Hygiene in the Catering Industry course is a comprehensive and informative course that is designed to teach participants about the importance of food safety and hygiene in the catering industry. The course covers a wide range of topics and provides participants with the knowledge and skills they need to ensure food safety and hygiene in their workplace. Through practical hands-on exercises and workplace examples, participants would be exposed to various food hygiene concepts, kitchen best practices, types of food hazards and how to avoid them. At the end of the training, participants would be able to develop and implement a food safety management system as well as maintain a clean and sanitary kitchen environment for safe and healthy meals.

Who Should Attend

  • Food handlers
  • Chefs
  • Restaurant managers
  • Food safety inspectors
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about food safety and hygiene

Introduction to Food Safety and Hygiene

  • What is food safety and hygiene?
  • The importance of food safety and hygiene in the catering industry
  • Food safety legislation
  • The role of food handlers in food safety

Food Hazards and Contamination

  • Types of food hazards
  • How food becomes contaminated
  • Cross-contamination

Personal Hygiene

  • The importance of personal hygiene in food safety
  • Hand washing procedures
  • Other personal hygiene practices

Food Handling

  • Safe food handling procedures
  • Food preparation
  • Food storage
  • Food cooking

Kitchen Cleanliness

  • The importance of kitchen cleanliness in food safety
  • Cleaning and disinfecting procedures
  • Pest control

Food Safety Management Systems

  • What is a food safety management system?
  • The benefits of having a food safety management system
  • How to develop and implement a food safety management system

Food Safety Training

  • The importance of food safety training for all food handlers
  • Types of food safety training
  • How to deliver effective food safety training

Adeola Badmus

I am Adeola, my 15-year professional career has spanned several roles, organizations, and sectors. I served as a project manager in IntroIT Consulting, Head of Institute / Chief Operating Officer for the Institute for Advance e-Studies, I currently hold the position as the senior project consultant & marketing director for Piston & Fusion. My qualification includes MSc. In Marketing, BSc. In Business Administration, Digital Marketing, PMP, PRINCE 2, NEBOSH, Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I have been privileged to attend some of the best institutions globally, the University of Lagos, Lagos Business School, and the University of Liverpool (UK). I am a member of AMA, PMI & IOSH. I have trained over 4000+ professionals in marketing, branding, project management, data analytics, and other business-related programs.

Participants enrolling for this programme will be required to have minimum of 3 years’ professional experience. Participants who meet the programme requirement should pay the course fee and complete the enrollment form 2 weeks before the programme kick off date.

Prospective applicants who do not meet the programme requirement but wants to join the programme should should follow the process detailed below.

Application Process

  1. Start a chat with the online course adviser or complete the application form
  2. Application will be reviewed by programme committee
  3. Application acceptance will be communicated by programme committee
  4. Pay the programme fee after receiving acceptance from the committee
  5. Check your mail for programme schedule and payment confirmation

    Participant’s Experience

    What is included in the Course Programme Pack

    • Practice Manual & Textbook
    • Participants workbook & Exercises
    • Templates for professional practice
    • Local & international case studies
    • Recognized Certification of Completion
    • Branded Personalized programme pack & stationaries
    • Breakfast & Lunch – Buffet Menu
    • 3 Star Accommodation (Optional – Available on Request)

    Kindly note all training materials for the Virtual Online classes will be in electronic formats (PDF & MS Word)

    Food Safety and Hygiene in the Catering Industry Course Fees & Dates for Upcoming Classroom & Virtual Online In 2024

    Piston and Fusion offer the Course as Classroom in Lagos and Virtual Online Class in other states in Nigeria. See dates and fees for classroom and virtual online class.

    Food Safety and Hygiene in the Catering Industry Programme
    Course Objective: The Programme focus is to develop the knowledge and skills to ensure food safety and hygiene in the catering industry.
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    Location: 122a Obadina Street, Omole Phase 1 Ikeja Lagos
    Virtual Class Fee: ₦100,000 | $160
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    Location: Microsoft Teams | Zoom

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    • We have trained 6000+ professionals
    • We have over 10 years industry experience
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    All You Need to Know About Food Safety and Hygiene in the Catering Industry

    What Is The Food Safety Course About?

    The food safety course is designed to inform individuals and professionals about the safe handling, preparation, storage, and distribution of food to prevent foodborne illnesses and ensure the safety of consumers.

    What Is The Difference Between Food Safety and Food Hygiene?

    Food safety is about keeping all aspects of food production and distribution safe, while food hygiene is specifically concerned about cleanliness and practices during food preparation to prevent contamination and health hazards.

    Why Is Food Safety and Hygiene So Important?

    Food hygiene is absolutely important because it prevents a lot of things, especially getting sick from contaminated foods. Also in modern society, there are laws governing the distribution of food for commercial services and those laws ensure that a standard for hygiene and safety are set and adhered to.