Food Allergies and Intolerances
Understand the difference between food allergy and food intolerance and recognize the symptoms of a food allergy
Understand the importance of pest control and define ways to prevent pests from entering an operation
Gluten Free Diet
Participants will understand the definition of gluten and foods that contain gluten, understand the symptoms of gluten intolerance and discuss how to avoid cross contamination.
Diabetes Management in Long Term Care
Staff will be able to state three goals of diabetes management for residents in long-term care facilities and state the current nutrition recommendations for older adults with diabetes.
Do you understand the different types and the importance of good clinical documentation? Understand the importance of proper clinical documentation and what information is needed for a resident to receive an accurate assessment.
Basic Cooking Procedures
Understand requirements for safe food handling, preparation and for achieving & maintaining temperatures for cooked foods along with learning basic preparation of common food items.
Proper Procedures for Operating and Cleaning Equipment
Understand basic cleaning and sanitizing instructions for food service equipment and understand use and care of various pieces of food service equipment.
Cross Contamination in the Dish Room
Understand the definition of cross contamination; learn the steps to take to minimize the chance of cross contamination in the dish room and know how to allow dishes to dry properly.
Dish Machine Operation
Understand how to use a high temperature dish machine and learn the requirements for low temperature dish machines.
Be able to state what HACCP means and identify the seven principles of a HACCP plan.