Spot the difference. Take just a few moments more and turn a regular plate into something more interesting. There is no extra cost – just a few more moments of your time.


Packet ham; but that’s the budget we have to work to. And the ’mixed salad’ is not very attractive.

But take a moment to simply roll the slices of ham and you will add some height and form to the plate.

What’s the first thing you do every day when coming on shift – and frequently during the day

And what’s the first thing that an Area Manager, our client’s Standards Control & Monitoring Manager and an EHO look for?

Soap in the dispenser, paper towels in the feed and a clean hand basin


Wipe it around at least once a day – add it to the Closing List and then you can be confident that this ‘gotcha’ is covered.

In this example it took 20mins to scrub with Lime Away (using the correct PPE of course – you do know what they are!) to get the sink to the cleanliness of the second image.


There is no excuse – the hand basin and taps should be gleaming.

And while we are on the subject of sinks………

The tannins from potatoes and carrots stain even stainless steel so need to be removed on a weekly rota.

No, we are not allowed scouring cream but a little detergent, a green scouring pad and the magic addition of your elbow grease does the trick.