Why Audits Make Sense
- Contractor Finds New HMR Niche. // Food Management;Apr2000, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p18
Features the Epicurean Feast, a foodservice contractor based in Boston, Massachusetts with a link to an online grocer. Expansion of the prepared meal options; Focus of the operation on breakfast and lunch diners.
- Operators learn to see health inspections as painless, useful. Ruggless, Ron // Nation's Restaurant News;03/09/98, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p78
Looks at how food service operators in the United States view health inspections. Positive attitude towards inspections; Usefulness of health inspections for food service operations; Lessons from on-site health inspections; Advice for dealing with health inspectors.
- Ready -- or not? // FoodService Director;10/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p178
Offers advice on how foodservice operators can prepare for local health department inspections. Importance of actively speaking out about the company's food sanitation programs; Training of employees on food safety; What inspectors look for during site visits; Recommendation of practices that...
- Epicurean Feast focuses on B&I. // FoodService Director;02/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p30
Reports on an interview with David Lanci, vice president for sales and marketing at American food service operator Epicurean Feast. Discussion on increase in sales; Names of major clients; Training for chefs.
- Making healthier choices. Weisberg, Karen // FoodService Director;02/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p74
Reports on the healthful eating programs of American food service firm Epicurean Feast. Preference for wholesome natural foods over fat-free manufactured foods; Partnership with clients in developing fitness programs; Offer of tofu stir-fries and low-fat lentil vegetarian meatloaf; Promotions...
- Private inspectors provide a dose of prevention. Prewitt, Milford // Nation's Restaurant News;3/6/2006, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p1
The article reports on the health inspection conducted by municipal health inspectors at the Sammy's Woodfired Pizza in Palm Desert, California. The private auditor's efforts to scrutinize every element of Sammy's sanitation and food safety practices were aimed at reducing liability risks that...
- The Delicate Question of Enforcement in the Case of Repeated Food Service Violations: Power in Scores. Pfeiffer, William C. // Journal of Environmental Health;Jun2000, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p29
Abstract Food service inspectors often encounter the dilemma of a continuing violation that, by itself, is minor in nature and will not entail punitive consequences for the food establishment. The health risk to the public, how ever, clearly exists. What measures are available to enforcement...
- Food Service Health Inspector's Opinions on the Reporting of Inspections in the Media. Almanza, Barbara A.; Nelson, Douglas C.; Lee, Ming-Lun // Journal of Environmental Health;Jun2003, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p9
Media reporting of restaurant inspection results is a topic hotly debated by food service health inspectors. A survey of Indiana health inspectors was conducted to determine attitudes, preferences, and perceptions about the impact of media reporting. The survey showed that in the geographic...
- Top hospitals rated low in food survey. Frewin, Angela // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;3/6/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4262, p8
Reports on the results of the first set of food inspections to chart the progress of the Better Hospital Food program launched in 2001 in Great Britain as of March 6, 2003. Impact of the program on the overall standards of hospitals; Key problems highlighted in a patient survey in 2002.