Presentation on theme: "Hand washing and Other Ways to Beat Germs"— Presentation transcript:
1 Hand washing and Other Ways to Beat Germs Kitchen HygieneHand washing and Other Ways to Beat Germs
2 DISCLAIMER!Before you start creating all kinds of mouth watering goodies, there are a few things you must do. These points are important! They will assure that the food you prepare won’t make you, or anyone else, sick.
3 HandsYour hands can spread bacteria and get into the food you are prepping.80% of infectious diseases (like the flu) are spread through touch.95% of people say they wash their hands after using the toilet. However when 8,000 people were monitored across five large cities in the US, they found the actual number to be more like 67%. Ewww!!
4 When should I wash my hands? Before preparing foodBefore eating a meal or a snackAfter using the washroomAfter touching petsAfter sneezing, coughing or blowing your noseAfter handling moneyAfter touching raw meat, poultry or fish
5 Steps to Hand Washing Wet hand with warm, running water Apply soap Wash vigorously for seconds (sing your ABCs or Happy Birthday twice)Rinse your handsDry with a paper towel or hot air dryerTurn off faucet with paper towel
7 Dish WashingIt is important to wash dishes because bacteria grows on dishes or utensils that have not been cleaned thoroughly
8 Steps to Dish WashingStep 1: Scrape off any leftover food into the garbage Step 2: Pre-rinse your dishes before putting them in your wash water.
9 Steps to Dish Washing Step 3: Sort dishes into group to wash in order: Order to wash dishes:GlassesSilverwareCups, bowls, saucers, platesPots & pans
10 Steps to Dish WashingStep 4: Washing the dishes (in order) in warm, soapy water. All you need is a few squirts of soap to create enough bubbles to wash your dishes in.
11 Steps to Dish WashingStep 5: Rinse in hot hot hot water! Why? Hot water helps to kill any leftover bacteria and sanitize the dishes
12 Steps to Dish WashingStep 6: Drying the Dishes The best way to dry dishes is to let them air dry… however, we don’t usually have the time. Make sure you’re using a dry, clean towel to dry the dishes.
13 Clean UpWhat other clean up should be completed after washing the dishes?Sweeping the floorSanitizing the countertopsSanitizing the tableDrying the sinkEmptying the sink stopper of any foodPutting away the recipes
14 Personal Cleanliness Keep the kitchen clean! Avoid touching your face or hair while working in the kitchen – If you do, wash your hands!Use separate towels for drying your hands and for wiping the dishes.If you have an open cut or sore on your hands, use plastic gloves for handling food.Tie your hair back or cover it so it will stay out of the food.
15 Personal CleanlinessBe sure your clothes are clean. Avoid loose items. Roll up long sleeves.Wear an apron!If a dish towel or utensil falls on the floor, do not use it again until it has been washed.Always use a separate spoon for tasting—NEVER the same one you are using for stirring.No cell phones in the kitchens!