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1

Describe the type of kitchen surfaces needed in a hygienic kitchen.

Kitchen surfaces must be easy to clean, non-absorbent and free from crevices

2

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

3

What type of lighting system should be used in a hygienic kitchen?

A good lighting system is required

4

Why is a good lighting system required in a kitchen?

To show up dirt and ensure effective cleaning of the kitchen

5

What type of ventilation system is required in a hygienic kitchen?

Sufficient ventilation for the size of ones kitchen is required

6

Why is sufficient ventilation needed in a kitchen?

It is vital to keep the kitchen cool and to prevent condensation and microbial growth

7

Why should rodents be kept out of the kitchen?

As they can contaminate food, kitchen surfaces and equipment

8

How should one keep rodents out of the kitchen?

Pipes, cracks and holes in the walls of the kitchen should be sealed

9

Why should pipes, cracks and holes in the walls of a kitchen be sealed?

To prevent rodents from entering the kitchen

10

What type of water supply and drainage system are needed in a hygienic kitchen?

A clean water supply and good drainage system is required

11

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

12

List all the kitchen structure guidelines that should be followed.
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Kitchen surfaces - easy to clean - non-absorbent - free from crevices - prevent food getting lodged - gradually decaying - lead to spread of microorganisms

Good lighting system - show up dirt - ensure effective cleaning of kitchen

Sufficient ventilation for the size of the kitchen - to keep kitchen cool and to prevent condensation + microbial growth

Rodents kept out - can contaminate food, kitchen surfaces and equipment - seal pipes, cracks and holes in kitchen walls

Clean water supply + good drainage system - maintain hygiene standards when preparing food + cleaning surfaces