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Lesson details

Maintaining good food safety and hygiene before cooking has a lot to do with proper cleaning, storage, and protection, but food must also be cooked to certain standards in order to remain safe on its journey from storage to your guests.

In this lesson, Alastair McLeod explains how you can stay food-safe by ensuring you cook and store food at a safe temperature.

What you'll learn in the Cooking to food-safe standards lesson

  • What is the 'temperature danger zone'
  • Safe cooking temperatures for food
  • The two-hour and four-hour rule, and how it works to keep food safe

Who is the Food safety and hygiene fundamentals course for

This online course is aimed at any hospitality worker who comes into contact with food or customers.


Alastair McLeod

Alastair McLeod is an Australian chef and TV personality who recently founded a catering business with its own product line.

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