These are challenging times for the foodservice industry and challenging times call for strong leaders. Whether you manage a small kitchen team, or a full roster of front-of-house wait staff, your employees need to know that you care and that you’ll support them as the sector adjusts to the new normal.
Food Safety Market Blog
A blog with articles related to food handler certification and education on food safety related issues.
Posts by Kevin Freeborn:
These are uncertain times for the Canadian restaurant industry and, without a crystal ball, it’s hard to know what’s on the horizon. In the short-term, the outlook is mixed. While restrictions are easing across the country and staff are returning, rising costs and wary customers mean it won’t be business as usual.
Food safety training is a crucial part of food handler certification, but for students looking to truly make a mark in the foodservice industry, it needs to be more than just a box-ticking exercise.
As the foodservice industry grapples with yet more lockdowns, pandemic restrictions continue to have a devastating effect on the sector. With businesses preparing for yet another period of uncertainty, many are taking advantage of the various provincial and federal Covid-19 relief programs available.
Our Food Safety Handbook is The Only Industry Guide You’ll Ever Need!
Whether you’re a restaurant owner, a public health inspector, or trainer offering food handler safety certification, you need to stay up to date with the latest food service industry regulations, policies, and practices.
The best way to set up your employees for success is through a successful onboarding process. Without it, your employees won’t be properly attuned to the expectations of their role within your company, nor how that role fits into the overall structure and philosophy of your organization. This can result in a disconnect between new employees and the rest of the workplace, essentially setting them up for failure.
The food industry is proving remarkably resilient despite the challenges of the pandemic, according to a recent report from safety specialists Steritech. It highlights how restaurants have integrated COVID-19 compliance into their day to day operations.
Since 1997, the mission of FoodSafetyMarket has been to help businesses protect themselves and their customers through food safety education. Over the years, we’ve seen more than 100,000 food handlers receive certification through our programs. One of our absolute favourite parts of having created so many strong business relationships over the years is being able to hear how our team helped another business take its operations to a whole new level. Everybody loves a success story, and we’re very happy that we’ve been able to generate more than a few ourselves.
Meet Mark, a Corporate Training Manager at one of Canada’s largest chain of restaurants. While his responsibilities are many, the main focus of his job is dedicated to assessing the training needs of the company’s restaurant chains, evaluating the effectiveness of these training programs, and occasionally hiring consultants.