On September 20, 2019, the last stage of the integration of the new system comes into force – the introduction of HACCP in public catering at small enterprises. Now it will affect cafes, bars and restaurants. An official warning can be found on the website of the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection.
What is HACCP (HACCP)?
HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) is an international food safety risk management standard. In a simple way – quality control at a food company. What does this mean for restaurateurs? You need to develop and register technical documentation for the most important (critical) processes in the restaurant. Continue reading
Soft smoked pork meat with a delicate smoky aroma can conquer the heart of any gourmet. Of course, store shelves offer an abundance of names for similar products. However, smoked meats cooked in the kitchen of your restaurant can become a “chip” of the institution and increase the influx of visitors and regular guests!
Smoking is a type of heat treatment of products that use smoke. Smoke appears from the decay of wood, which gives the meat a special aroma and taste. During smoking, products lose some water, thereby increasing their shelf life.
There are 2 types of smoking: Continue reading
Depending on the niche – fast food, a democratic or exclusive restaurant – the average bill paid by a client ranges from $ 5-10 to $ 100. The most active – two or three establishments a month – in Moscow today open democratic institutions, the average account in which is $ 25-30. The most popular cuisine is Japanese. According to experts, this trend will continue in the next two years. Another successful option is fusion cuisine, unconventional mixing of different tastes.
Typically, up to 30% of a restaurant’s turnover is spent on groceries and another 5% to 40% on staff costs. The pattern here is this: the higher the class of the institution, the more expensive it costs to create a quality service. Most of all, there is a “star” that attracts visitors: the winner of the sommelier competition from France, the famous chef, etc. Continue reading