Flashcards in Kitchen Structure Guidelines Deck (12)
Describe the type of kitchen surfaces needed in a hygienic kitchen.
Kitchen surfaces must be easy to clean, non-absorbent and free from crevices
Why must kitchen surfaces be easy to clean, non- absorbent and free from crevices?
To prevent food from getting lodged and gradually decaying in the kitchen which may lead to the spread of microorganisms
What type of lighting system should be used in a hygienic kitchen?
A good lighting system is required
Why is a good lighting system required in a kitchen?
To show up dirt and ensure effective cleaning of the kitchen
What type of ventilation system is required in a hygienic kitchen?
Sufficient ventilation for the size of ones kitchen is required
Why is sufficient ventilation needed in a kitchen?
It is vital to keep the kitchen cool and to prevent condensation and microbial growth
Why should rodents be kept out of the kitchen?
As they can contaminate food, kitchen surfaces and equipment
How should one keep rodents out of the kitchen?
Pipes, cracks and holes in the walls of the kitchen should be sealed
Why should pipes, cracks and holes in the walls of a kitchen be sealed?
To prevent rodents from entering the kitchen
What type of water supply and drainage system are needed in a hygienic kitchen?
A clean water supply and good drainage system is required
Why is a clean water supply and good drainage system needed for a hygienic kitchen?
They are needed to maintain hygiene standards when preparing food and cleaning surfaces