How to prevent food from spoiling

Alastair McLeod

4m 30s


Lesson Details

Every good professional kitchen should be packed with fresh ingredients sourced from reputable suppliers. But merely sourcing these ingredients is not enough to ensure the subsequent meals will be top-notch. Keeping these ingredients in the best condition is just as important.

When perishable foods are not stored properly, bacteria can spread quickly. Nasties like salmonella thrive when perishable foods aren’t stored properly or used on time.

In this lesson for back of house staff, chef and TV personality Alastair McLeod outlines the importance of proper food storage in a professional kitchen.

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

  • How to prevent food from spoiling
  • The importance of labeling food products
  • The difference between use by and best before dates


Alastair McLeod

Owner of Al’FreshCo

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