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FOOD & BEVERAGE: SERVICE POLICIES AND STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES
FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures
CONTENTS Introduction customer and you Place Overview Departmental Overview and Contribution Departmental Reporting Structure Staff Attitude Hours of Work STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES: FOOD & BEVERAGE: SERVICE F&BS – 001 F&BS – 002 F&BS – 003 F&BS – 004 F&BS – 005 F&BS – 006 F&BS – 007 F&BS – 008 F&BS – 009 F&BS – 010 F&BS – 011 F&BS – 012 F&BS – 013 F&BS – 014 F&BS – 015 F&BS – 016 F&BS – 017 F&BS – 018 F&BS – 019 F&BS – 020 F&BS – 021 F&BS – 022 F&BS – 023 F&BS – 024 F&BS – 025 F&BS – 026 F&BS – 027 F&BS – 028 Taking Reservations Outlet Opening Duties Outlet Closing Duties Sequence of Service Greeting & Seating Menu Presentation Taking Beverage Order Serving Beverages Tea/Coffee Service Clearance Method Clearance of Ashtrays Glassware Polishing Cutlery Polishing China Ware Polishing Placing and Conducting Requisitions Personal Hygiene and Uniform Monthly Training Lost Property Records Safe Chemical Handling Preventing Falls Personal Appearance Suggestive Selling Basic First Aid Emergency Pest Control Mis- in-Place Break Time Currency Policy
CUSTOMER AND YOU (UNDERSTANDING THE INDUSTRY) WHAT IS CUSTOMER ABOUT?
FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures
Tourism is about people who travel away from their familiar home environment. Often they travel on holiday; or they may be traveling on business trips; they may be traveling to visit friends and relatives; they may be going to pilgrimage; they may be traveling to a conference or even a sporting like the World Cup Cricket series or the Olympic Games (either as spectators or participants). Sometimes they travel to another country, but not always. The key points here are: Tourist can travel for a lot of different reasons Tourists do not always come from another country When travelers stay with in their own country they are called Domestic tourists, but when they travel to another country they are international tourists. International tourists arriving in another country are referred to as Inbound while departing national setting off for another country Outbound tourists. Tourists can be described by their reason for traveling. The term holidaymaker and business traveler are obvious, less obvious is the term VFR which means visiting friends and relatives. Least obvious is the term common interest. It is used to describe travelers who are joined by other travelers who have come to share the same experiences when they reach their destination. Pilgrims, conference and convention delegates, people who travel to health spas and medical centers, participants and spectators at sporting events are all part of the common interest category. Tourism is about the industries that look after these travelers. The key points here are: They can travel for a lot of different reasons. They need people to look after them and to provide services like food and dink, somewhere to stay, transport to get about, help and information to get about, activities and entertainment and transport to get them out and home again. Visitors from another country often need extra care because things like social customs, the language and currency may be strange to them. Accommodation and catering sector Transport sector Travel agencies Tour operators Entertainment and leisure providers Guides and information services
The above business makes up the private sectors.
FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures
Government departments with tourism responsibilities (transport / planning and development / policy making / immigration / customs and excise / licensing and regulation / destination marketing) are in the public sector. There is one definition of tourism that has universal acceptance. It says that: "Tourism is the temporary movement of people to destinations outside of the places where they normally live and work, and their activities during their activities stay at these destinations." FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICES When we speak of hospitality it is important for us to get a clear understanding of the component parts of our industry. We can use the model below to help us to do this and it also allows us to see the importance of each worker in the industry. As we can see the hospitality industry consists of two important parts: 1. The customer or Guest 2. The Service Provider (Hotel, Restaurant, etc.) On the customer's side we know that each customer has needs or expectations. A typical example of these needs exceptions would be: Quality of food Value for money Quality service Comfortable surroundings Safety and hygiene standards The service providers must ensure that they meet the exceptions of guests / customers by making the following available: Staff (sufficient in number) Products (of good quality) Service (of good quality) Environment (comfortable and clean) As we can see from our model, when the customer's expectations are met or exceeded by the service provider, the customer feels for many people. One of the most important things for the service provider to do is to have a skilled workforce. We can divide the type of skills needed into two categories: 1. Technical skills ( the ability to perform the task to standard) 2. Social skills (the interaction between staff and the customer) Through this Food & Beverage Service program we will work to develop both of these skills. Never forget that people are the most important asset to any hotel. You must never under estimate the importance of your role in providing the guest with a pleasurable experience.
FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures
SOCIAL SKILLS We have previously mentioned social skills, and what we mean by this is interacting with guests, e.g., meeting or greeting guests, or perhaps our ability to hold a conversation with a guest or guests. Here are four important points to remember when greeting guests: 1. 2. 3. 4. Good smile Eye contact Correct greeting Good body posture
You will know from your own experiences as a customer the difference made by a warm, friendly greeting, from the person serving you. Your own greeting to customers should always be polite and courteous. A smile is always well received by guests. The precise words you use to greet customers will depend on the time of the day and the style and rules of your establishment. For more formal places "Good evening, Madame" will be expected, while for casual or informal places, "welcome to freddies" might be appropriate. Also remember that customers feel welcome when you use their name, e.g., "Good evening Mr. Samarage ". The most common greetings are "Good morning", "Good afternoon", "Good evening", and "Good Night". Usually a sequence of events happens when a gust enters a restaurant. This is called the meet, greet and seat sequence, because firstly we meet the customer, followed by a greeting and then we seat the customer at a table. The ideal situation is for you to escort the customer to the table. You can then help everyone get seated comfortably. Pullout chairs, unfold napkins, hand out menus, etc. If the customer is already seated and studying the menus when you arrive, then you must greet them immediately, i.e, "Good evening, sir". In some restaurants staffs introduce themselves by name. You may then offer drinks or take the food orde INTRODUCTION Written direction from management, particularly at the ‘start up’ of a new hotel is necessary to establish the ground rules and give guidance to staff members. The goals of every department in the Hotel must be crystal clear – with no deviation. Policies General Information- That Should be Listed/Filed Standard Operating Procedures A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) will be in place for each task in the hotel. It will consist of a list of activities involved in carrying out a specific activity. There will also be general staff information such as working hours, grooming and hygiene standards, expected levels of behavior both to colleagues and to hotel guests. New Policies and Standard Operating Procedures When a situation arises and there is a need to establish a new policy or procedure the Departmental Head concerned should produce a draft which should be agreed with the General Manager.
in consultation with the Quality Manager to ensure that they reflect the needs of the department. In coalition with the Marketing Department: Ensure the Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa restaurants and F&B Events are promoted via printed media or through other communication means. In coalition with the Sales Department: Ensure creation of special events to maximize revenue. 4. 3. to achieve and exceed expectations of a 5 star property . Work Instructions are incorporated and devised by the F&B Management. Maintain Hygiene Standards and Regulations in accordance with Municipality requirements for all Food & Beverage operations. 9. 10. and are in line with the Quality Standards set by the company. 7. Capture all potential revenue through various promotions and events. 2. 8. 6 . Ensure service standards are always maintained according to fixed work instructions. Ensure all associates are given equal opportunity for career development. 5. Always be fully aware of the competition activities and pricing. Ensure adequate associate training is provided in accordance with fixed work instructions. Adopt an adequate price policy as per season fluctuation. throughout the year to maintain high service quality standards.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures PLACE OVERVIEW Description DEPARTMENTAL OVERVIEW AND CONTRIBUTION THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES APPLY TO THE FOOD & BEVERAGE DEPARTMENT IN THE AL-SHARAFA 1. They are to be reviewed annually. market receivability /acceptance and in line with our competitors. 6. and that performance appraisals are carried out annually.
12. Ensure all Food & Beverage material is kept tidy and well stored. All end of the month reports are generated through the Finance Department and shall be reviewed on a monthly basis.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures 11. who will initiate any corrective action (if any) when required. Customer feedback will be devised through the Quality Office by recording the information on the company database. Ensure maximum empowerment is given to each restaurant in charge and associates are able to seek initiatives. which positively enhances and supports the image of the Resort’s facilities. services and events. Always maintain breakage of material to the strict minimum through associate training and proper storage. along with any issues that need to be discussed from the previous day. 20. and sent to relevant departments immediately. 18. 21. where it shall be reviewed by the Director of F&B. 15. Ensure briefings are carried out on a daily basis to keep associates informed at all times with new promotions. Ensure that prime costs (beverage/ food cost of sale and payroll) is kept within the budget frame. 16. Ensure Beverage quality standards meet or exceed guest satisfaction and reflect the theme of the restaurants. 13. thus ensuring efficient monitoring and continuous improvement is carried out throughout the F&B sector. containing the following details: Number of covers/Food & Beverage Revenue/Total Revenue/Complains During the Operation/Kitchen Issued The log book shall be signed and forwarded to the F&B Office. A revenue meeting is held every week where F&B. 17. 19. so corrective action can be taken efficiently and promptly. Minutes are to be recorded and documented accordingly. 22. 7 . Ensure guest entertainment throughout the year is in accordance to customer profile and fitting with budget constraints. 23. Ensure adequate media promotion is carried out. Sales & Marketing and Revenue can discuss current and new projects. 14. creativity and overall Food & Beverage team motivation. Guest comments/complaints with regards to all departments are forwarded to the Quality Office. A restaurant log book should be completed by the restaurant manager on a daily basis.
FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures FOOD AND BEVERAGE : SERVICE REPORTING STRUCTURE General Manager F & B Director Room Service Manager Ast. F& B Director Banquet & Catering Manager Restaurant Manager Room Service Head Waiter Minibar Captain Banquet Supervisor F&B Secretary Head Bartender Head Waiter Room Service Ast Head Waiter Banquet Coordinator Station Waiter/ Captain Room Service Captain Banquet Captain Room Service Waiter Minibar Waiter Banquet Waiter Bartender Waiter Hostess Room Service Order Taker Grey boxes denote no job description available Ast Shop Manager Saleslady/ Salesman Cashier Delivery Driver Choc + Silver Supervisor Pancake and Waffle Maker Fruit Display Staff Cigar Room Staff Usher Barback BusBoy Banquet Sales Executive 8 .
FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures COFFEE SHOP SERVICE REPORTING STRUCTURE: Operations Manager Headwaiter Captain Captain Bartender Captain Waiter Restaurant Bar boy Bus Boy 9 .
Station waiter/chef de rang The station waiter must able to carry out the same work as the captain and relieve him on off days. restaurants and possibly some of the private banqueting suits. She or he will take the order and carry out all the service of the table with the help of waiter. who is the second in command of the station. Captain/section supervisor Captain has the overall responsibility for a team of staff serving a set number of table. grill rooms. floors. Busboy This person is next seniority to the waiter and assists where necessary. It is the restaurant manager who sets the standard for service and is responsible for any staff training that may have to be carried out on or off the job. which could be anything from 4 to 8 in umber. These may include the lounges. Duties: Train staff Make briefing before every shift Co-ordinate between management and staff Make daily report for service Read and sign the log book Handling guest complaints and finding solution Co ordinate between kitchen and restaurant before service Communicate with the guest (PR) Co ordinate with the other department if there is any special event Head waiter/maitre d'hotel/supervisor This person has overall charge of the staff team and is responsible for seeing that all the duties necessary for the pre preparation for service are efficiently carried out and that is nothing is forgotten. The headwaiter will aid the reception headwaiter during the service and will possibly take some orders if the station waiter is busy. He must have a good knowledge of food & beverage and its correct service. and be able to instruct other members of the staff. Both the waiter must work together as a team to provide an efficient and speedy service. The headwaiter helps with the completion of the duty roaster and holiday list and may relieve the restaurant manager on their off days. from one side board. He or she may make out duty roaster holiday list and hours on and off duty so that all the service areas run efficiently and smoothly. 10 .FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Coffee Shop manager This person has overall responsibility for the organization and administration of particular food & beverage service areas. During the pre preparation period some of the cleaning and preparatory task will be carried out by him.
Further more they must know how to serve correctly each dish on the menu. in the correct glass and at the right temperature.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures KNOWLEDGE OF FOOD & BEVERAGE The staff must have sufficient knowledge of all the items on the menu and wine list in order to advice and offer suggestion to customers. what its accompaniments are. 11 . the make up the dish and its appropriate garnish. and also how to serve various types of drinks. the correct cover.
Fixture and fittings. transferring Telephone call. Room service food order. Purchasing all stocks of both food and beverages items. Accepting. Purchasing debtors and Creditors. customer billing.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures HOURS OF WORK HOW THE FOOD AND BEVERAGE DEPARTMENT RELATES TO OTHER DEPARTMENTS WITHIN THE ESTABLISHMENT: KITCHEN FRONT OFFICE : : Producing food for service. MAINTENANCE STORES HOUSE KEEPING ACCOUNT AND FINANCE : : : : 12 . messages or reservation Maintaining all furniture.
number of guests Restaurant name. The name of the person who has taken the reservation. the view. The following details will be noted on the reservation form: Name and room number. Receptionist/Hostess will call the F&B reservations and confirm availability of the booking as per the requirements. 13 . other Preferences of guest and mobile number. non smoking. number of persons booked or table preferences.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # F&B S 001 Food & Beverage: Service TAKING RESERVATIONS Food and Beverage Director Policy Table bookings will be taken for the following out Our coffee shop work on a “first come. Reservation will be taken directly by each restaurant straight on the reservation book and whilst the Coffee Shop is closed the reservation book will be at the FO for all the reservation to be taken. baby chair. the date and time. Booking at Front Office desk or Resort Relations desk will be handled as follows: Receptionist/Hostess will greet the guest and take down the relevant details by ticking the Boxes required such as outlet. If F&B reservations confirm the booking. seating preferences. the rest are received through the direct line of F&B or by guests who are frequently visiting the Coffee Shop. Advise the guest of the appropriate dress code for the restaurant and inform that the reservation will be held for 30 minutes after the ‘dining time’ before the table is released. Procedures Booking Process Food & Beverage (In House Guests) A table reservation form with three copies will be completed and allocated as follows. first serve” for guests. Most complaints are due to miscommunication between the F&B Office and Front Office/ Resort Relations regarding details such as smoking/non smoking. etc. An additional problem is that guests tend to turn up at the wrong outlet or at the wrong time. terrace. dining day and time. Receptionist/Hostess can book directly with the restaurant during the actual outlet service time. Thank the guest. smoking. time. Guidelines Approximately 50% of Food & Beverage bookings are taken by Front Office or Guest relations. timing of reservation. Ensure all details are confirmed before issuing the white copy to the guest. the Receptionist/Hostess will sign the completed form and give the white copy to the guest for their reference.
e. and advise the guest if external guest that a confirmation of the booking will be posted in his room via message log (Fidelio Front Office). they must record all the guest details and requirements on the same form. If each restaurant outlet not available then reservation is to be taken by the Front Office. mark the form with TENTATIVE BOOKING (hand written).FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures In cases where booking requirements cannot be accommodated If the Receptionist/Hostess is unable to obtain a booking confirmation from F&B reservations i. A confirmation during daytime will be guaranteed within 60 minutes to the guest. It will be the responsibility of the Receptionist/Hostess to follow up on all booking enquiries received until confirmation is guaranteed. Taking Outside/External Guest Reservation Outside guest booking to be taken straight to the Reservation Book designated to each Restaurant outlet. 14 . closed/does not answer the phone.
(After opening the restaurant the key should be with out let manager/asst. Collect and Check all requisition forms made during the previous night operation. Check for any memos or printed material.. Switch on Coffee machine. Check for non-available items. Go thru the night shift information book for more dilates or information. restaurant and date. 15 . crockery and glassware. Check all equipments such as wine buckets etc.) Switch on lights according to the light mood setting.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Procedures Opening the Outlet Food & Beverage: Service OUTLET OPENING DUTIES Food and Beverage Director F&B S 002 Collect relevant restaurant keys from Security Office.(responsible appointed person from morning shift) Check respective Restaurant pigeon hole. head Preparation Prepare all condiments. and hand over to the Supervisor in-charge of the Outlet.manager or waiter. Sign your name. Switch on Music. Collect Linen for the day’s operation Check that side stations are clean and well prepared with cutlery. Collect the cash float and rooming list from Front Office. (responsible appointed person from morning shift) Sign in the Key Register. Collect all Communication and Reservation Books from the Front Office. Check and Switch on the A/C. Open all doors where applicable.
After briefing Waiters/Waitress to double check the table set up according to the standards and make sure everything is set up according to standard set up. Specials Weekly Rota Weekly Rota for all levels of associates should be kept for a period of one month after expiry for future reference. All Outlet Managers/Supervisors to act accordingly if any complaints are recorded. Outlet Logbooks Outlet logbooks (information book) must be kept for a period of 12 months for reference. Restaurant Manager/ Headwaiter to encode the running low/out of stock item/s to the MICROS system and update the staff as well during service Inform associates of available. All Outlet Managers/Supervisors to act accordingly. Check the appropriate Table Set up according to reservations/bookings for the day. Pre-shift meeting (Briefing) Briefing should be conducted by the Restaurant Manager/Supervisor everyday before the start of each shift. VIP guests. Station Assignment/s etc.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Check for any special dishes of the day. Discuss about guest complain and how to avoid it. Chef to inform/brief the Restaurant Manager/Headwaiter/ about the running low or out of stock menu items and daily specials as well. . 16 . Discuss about sales repots and our budgets. running low or non available items. Bar staff have to inform about the running low or out of stock menu items and daily as well.
Whipped cream machine and Plates heater machine. Coffee machines. Crepe and Waffle machine. 17 .FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Procedures Re-Set Tables Food & Beverage: Service OUTLET CLOSING DUTIES Food and Beverage Director F&B S 003 Re-set tables for the next day’s operation Check all side stations for used equipment. Switch off all lights. Coffee Shop must be left clean and tidy at all times. Hand over cash sales and checks in accordance with Cashiering Procedure. Fill up maintenance request if needed. Closing the Outlet Close all doors (where applicable) Prepare and organize requisition for next shift operation. Sign out of key register at the security. Hand Over of Cash Sales and Checks to Front Office Hand over the Coffee Shop keys to the Security. Switch off music system. outlet name and date. Sign your name. Knefeh machine.
Give help to remove coat/ jacket if needed(lady first) Menu Presentation and Orientation Present menu open and begin with children. Seat guests only at fully laid tables and assist with seating. Maintain conversation throughout the order taking process. provide suitable recommendations. Ascertain guest’s name and use guest’s name at each appropriate moment. only act when a guest requests this option. Always offer a menu orientation. Start with ladies first. If the guest has preferences. do not be led by the customer. Always Look back to see whether guest is still following. ladies. (Remind that smoking is allowed only in the terrace premises of the coffee shop) Ask the guest to follow you and lead the customer. 18 . ladies first. Inform of any special items and provide full explanations. Ask the guest for his/her table preference is smoking or non. the menu and the ingredients. Stand correctly and maintain eye contact when talking to the guest. Ensure the guest is seated within 1 minute of arrival. but don’t automatically give this. followed by gentlemen and always the host last (if host is a lady take her order after the last lady guest). Greet the guest within 15 seconds in a pleasant and friendly manner. Always offer chair assistance. Prepare pen and order taking pad before approaching the table within 5 minutes of giving the menu.smoking. men and host last.Preparation Ensure you have detailed knowledge of the products (food & beverage). Order Taking.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Greeting & Seating Food & Beverage: Service SEQUENCE OF SERVICE Food and Beverage Director F&B S 004 Make yourself aware of customers at all times and maintain a general care of them as they are walking into the Coffee Shop. or outside table.
Offer extra napkins (paper napkin) if they fall on the floor or appear dirty. Normal opening time is from 7. dessert is to be served within 5 minutes of order except Crepe and Waffle it takes the same time of preparation as food and served form the right hand side where possible.00 PM. Remove all cutleries that were placed for the particular dish. may I repeat the order”? Always thank the guest. XXX. Check Back Check back – always return to the table to enquire if everything is satisfactory. start with children. Extra cutlery to be placed if required. children.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Service Repeat the order to the guest straight after taking his/her order. Menu should be taken away at the same time waiter/waitress finishes taking order. Serve order when ready from the Kitchen or section. 19 . is everything to your satisfaction? Clearance Clearance: DO NOT CLEAR ANY PLATES BEFORE EVERYBODY HAS FINISHED. ladies. While holding plate never put your finger inside the plate surface Food is to be served within 10-15 minutes of order. Review the table for extra drinks. Beverage orders should be taken within 2 minutes of the food order being given. ( if any guest request for clearance do it to the who asked only ) Re-check the table for any additional service points. always offer the guest a refill if their drink is nearly empty. “Excuse me Mr. gentlemen followed by the host last. Beverage should be served within 3 minutes from ordering.00 AM till 12. gentlemen (host last). ladies. Regularly enquire with the guest whether everything is to their satisfaction. “Excuse me Mr. Place the order with the kitchen or the assigned section and indicate to the Chef any special requests. XXX. Change ashtrays on a regular basis. Ensure that cutlery is placed to accompany the order. when presenting the dishes present as follows.
Mr. Hot Beverage Service Offer the guest the option for coffee or tea: “May I offer you a selection of coffee or tea. Never wipe crumbs onto the floor. Dessert Place desert cutlery if not already placed. espresso etc. Use service tray and serve within 5 minutes of order. Turkish.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Dishes to be cleared within 3 minutes of all guests’ finishing. Offer a drink with the dessert. XXX?” Offer the guest choices for both tea and coffee i.e. 20 . Ensure check is accurate. this should be presented within 1 minute of being requested. Handle discounts where applicable obtaining relevant details. The check must be clearly itemised and correct. Serve and clear next course to the same standards as appropriate and remove additional side plates & cruets using a round service tray( when clearing glass always use a tray). Never stay behind the guest when he is paying Check if guest forget something before his departure Cash payment receipt to be automatically offered. Crumb Down Wipe down the table if appropriate with a napkin and side plate. Ask the guest whether everything was to their satisfaction. Offer additional coffee or tea refills Always ask the guest whether he wants coffee with the dessert or after. Credit Card – associate must verify signature or use PIN. Thanks the guest for visiting our place Departure/Farewell Thank guest by name and wish them a pleasant evening. or 5 minutes of the dessert being cleared. and presented with a hotel pen in a clean bill folder. Check Presentation Never present the check to guests without first being asked.
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22 . Use guest’s name. child seat. terrace table or if they have any special requirements e. Seating the Guest All guests should be seated as soon as possible upon arrival. (If the table is not available apologize to and offer another table closest to the guest preference.(If Applicable) Guest should be asked whether they would prefer a smoking/non smoking table. (Pacing is at least 2-3 step ahead of the guest/s) Always use the least distance going through the guest/s allocated table./Mrs. Special Requests Check the availability of tables.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Greet the Guest Food & Beverage: Service GREETING AND SEATING Food and Beverage Director F&B S 005 Guest should be greeted or acknowledged by the Hostess. Inform guest how close His/ Her table in the smoking area. Pace your walk according to the guest and look back to see if guest is following and wait when necessary. Greet guest with the time of day i. Never say to the guests: follow me. Good evening Mr. Headwaiter or the closest staff member within 15 seconds upon entering the Coffee Shop.g. but rather say: This way please. Ascertain guest’s name and room number. Associates should always smile. XXX. Guests should be offered the choice if available whether they would like a window table. Always use eye contact with the guest. Good morning. Guest should be greeted in a friendly and pleasant manner. The host/waiter should always seat the guest at a fully laid table. Ascertain number of persons.e. The waiter/waitress should ascertain the guest’s name and this should be used throughout interactions where possible. The Hostess/ Headwaiter should escort the guests to their table.
FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Chair assistance should always be offered to the guest.) Help if guest want to put off his coat/jacket. (If applicable politely assist the guest/s in taking off His/ Her suit or jacket. lady first After seating the guest/s inform them of the staff that will attend them very shortly. Ensure that you seat ladies first. then gentlemen and host last Use baby chair if requested 23 .
English/Arabic. free from any stains and bad odor. at least that of the host. (above 5 yrs below 10 years) If no children are present then ladies should be presented with the menu first. ensure that you follow up and confirm back to the guest. Always smile. If host is a lady she will then be presented with the menu last amongst the lady. Avoid leaning over the guest Maintain eye contact when talking with the guest. If not known. Present the Menu The menu should be presented from the right hand side. Be sure you are able to answer any queries from the guest regarding menu items. If children are present they should be presented with the menu first. Always use guest name where known.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Body Position Food & Beverage: Service MENU PRESENTATION Food and Beverage Director F&B S 006 When presenting the menu stand to the right hand side of the guest Avoid direct guest contact. Announce to the guest “the menu Sir/Madam” Menu/Product Knowledge Always inform the guest of any specials of the day. Manager and Headwaiter should be aware of any item that is not available on the menu. in good condition.e. the host will always be last. The menu should be presented already open on the first page. 24 . ( when appropriate) Menus Menus should be clean. Check that you present the guest with the menu of their preference i. followed by the gentlemen.
i. Inform the guest if anything from the menu is unavailable. Department Task Responsible for SOP Food & Beverage: Service TAKING BEVERAGE ORDER Food and Beverage Director 25 . If there is any special food request made to the waiter/waitress. kitchen or sections runs low of any menu items the Chef is to update the Coffee Shop Manager or the Headwaiter of the situation and the latter to communicate the information to all concerned staff. If during middle of the service. additional condiments. just always remember to ask the Chef before confirming to the guest by Yes or No.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Try to accommodate any reasonable off menu requests.e. sauces. dietary requirements etc.
T as per food order. within 5 minutes of ordering. Thank the guest Gather together the menus Return the menus to the service sideboards Serve drinks accordingly. Always offer water (ascertain type of water i. Whether a guest requires tea or coffee. If host is a lady. offer a selection of both beverages. for example cappuccino.O. Be able to recommend drinks with the appropriate meals. Check and write any missed out orders. i. If tea is requested then offer the guest a selection of teas on his table for his choice. Ask the guest whether hot or cold milk is preferred. still/sparkling) in addition to other beverages. Ascertain preferences. her order will be taken last amongst the rest of the other ladies then gentleman last. F&B S 007 Write Order Correctly Write K.e. Taking Tea/Coffee Orders Always automatically offer the guest tea/coffee after their meal. liquor coffee etc. Offer guest alternatives if available such as hot chocolate. Inform guest of cooking time if there are food order that will take more time than the regular menu item/s.e. 26 . ask guest if they prefer ice in their drinks. Order should be taken within 2 minutes of beverage order or when the guest is ready. regular. Confirmation Ensure the order is repeated slowly and clearly back to the guest to prevent any mistakes from occurring. If children are present their beverage orders should be taken first. Turkish coffee. Check back with the guest that the order is correct and understood. Ladies beverage orders should be taken before gentlemens’. Ascertain preferences. decaffeinated.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Date Issued Document Reference # Taking Beverage Order Waiter/waitress should have good product knowledge of the beverages available within the establishment to assist guests when required.
FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Confirm back the order with the guest. Refills should always be offered. Acknowledgement Always thank the guest and use the guest name whenever possible. Write order correctly Serve orders. 27 .
Any garnishes should be fresh and appropriate.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Beverages Food & Beverage: Service SERVING BEVERAGES Food and Beverage Director F&B S 008 Drinks should be served within 5 minutes of taking the beverage order. Drinks to be served in the correct glassware. Announce the drink order to the guest before placing on the table to ensure that guest receives the correct drink. In the case of bottled/canned or mixed drinks. Drinks should be served from the right side of guest if space allows. Always place beverage order on top of a hotel branded coaster if table cloth is not applicable to the outlet. Glassware should be matching in pattern and consistent throughout the restaurant. these should be poured in front of the guest and not pre-poured. Waiter to supply and place drinks as requested.. Service of Beverage Order To be delivered to the guest on a restaurant tray. 28 . Glassware should be clean and free of any chips or cracks. Always ask the guest if they would like a refill. Drinks should be chilled if applicable. Waiter to handle glass from stem or base at all times. In case of a mixed drink a stir stick is to be provided. Refilling of Beverages Waiter/waitress should offer replenishment when the glass is one third empty. Associates must offer an additional beverage within two minutes of drinks being empty.
Filter coffee should be made at regular intervals so that it is always fresh and of the correct temperature. All crockery used in tea/coffee service should be clean. Milk / sugar bowl should be placed in front of the guest. must be free from any stain and chips) Tea Order: Tea cup/saucer/teaspoon Sugar bowl Jug with milk (Always check quality and freshness) Tea pot with boiling water Selection of Tea bags. free from any stains and chips. An assortment of branded white and brown sugar must be provided as well as sweetener.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Coffee/Tea Service Food & Beverage: Service TEA/COFFEE SERVICE Food and Beverage Director F&B S 009 To be carried out after service of dessert or when requested by the guest. Ensure that all tea bags are within their shelf life. Service of Tea/Coffee Place tea / coffee cup with saucer and teaspoon on the right hand side of the guest. All trays should be clean and well polished. Tea/coffee pots should be placed beside the cup. In the case of filter coffee offer to pour for the guest. 29 . Tray for Service Prepare tray for Coffee service: Coffee cup/saucer/teaspoon Sugar bowl Jug with milk (Always check milk quality and freshness) Coffee pot (Always check condition. Sugar Selection Tea A variety of Tea bags should be offered.
Department Food & Beverage: Service 30 . Coffee types (other than filter coffee) Cappuccino Latte Espresso Turkish Macchiato Service of Espresso Demitasse cup / spoon / saucer Service of Cappuccino Coffee cup/saucer/teaspoon Always sprinkle cinnamon powder on top of the cappuccino. Serve a small glass of chilled water along with the coffee. Sprinkle chocolate powder only when requested by the guest. Cookies or Chocolate To be served to guest when they order tea/coffee separately. To be prepared in a Turkish coffee pot. Small glass of chilled water along with the coffee order to be served. Pour on a demitasse cup in front of the guest. Service of Turkish Coffee (if applicable) Turkish coffee to be prepared as per the guest request. (2 cookies or 2 pieces of chocolate are to be served for one pot of tea/coffee) Cookies or chocolate to be served on a side plate.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Use of the Coffee Pot For coffee orders Pour coffee from the right hand side where possible Serve a small glass of chilled water along with the coffee order.
side knives. Extra cutlery should placed at this time depending on the guest order.) Right hand for clearance. Avoid guest disturbance. Always from the right if space allows. Clearance of Cutlery Respective cutlery also to be removed. This should be carried out from the right hand side if space allows. Covers where no guest is seated should be removed all together with the cutlery. Condiments that comes with any dish to be cleared upon completion of that dish. Clearance of Glasses Empty glasses to be cleared by using a service tray. Use left forehand for stacking.avoid guest disturbance To be carried out by using a tray once the food order has been taken. butter and cruets on completion of main course. Always clear from the right if space allows Avoid guest disturbance Clearance to be carried out course by course Associates should remove side plates. Clearance of plates Use the two plate clearance method. Replace glasses where necessary Always clear empty/soiled glasses by its base/stem.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Clearing Methods CLEARANCE METHODS Food and Beverage Director F&B S 010 Plates should be cleared within 3 minutes of all guests finishing their meals. (Stack maximum 4 Plates. Unless requested by the guest otherwise. course by course. Clearance from Side Station 31 . Crockery/cutlery should be cleared on a buss tray into the stewarding area of the kitchen.
Crumbing Down the Table ( If Applicable) Crumb down the table from the right depending on the table position. Before sweet/dessert is served ensure guests have dessert cutlery available on the table. Clear into the stewarding area of the kitchen.e. 32 . Placing Extra Cutlery Automatically offer desserts after main course. To be carried out using a side plate. Do not overload the tray to prevent breakages from occurring.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures When clearing side stations. never disturb the guest if they are passing i. Stack equipment neatly and in an orderly fashion. To be carried out after the main course. always let a guest through first when passing your way. Carry out clearance by placing all used equipment on a clearance tray.
Avoid ash spilling.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Clearing Ashtray Food & Beverage: Service CLEARANCE OF ASHTRAYS Food and Beverage Director F&B S 011 Ashtray should be clean and free from any chips/stain. Ashtray should be clean before placing food on the table. 33 . This should be carried out from the right hand side if space allows. Service Tray Should be clean and well polished Ashtray to be placed on the service tray Procedure Carry clean ashtray on a tray. place clean ashtray on the table. Clear dirty ashtray: Clean ashtray to be placed on dirty ashtray Remove both ashtrays from the table on to the tray. Once the dirty ashtray has been removed. Ashtrays to be checked and cleared after every course or when required. Clearance Ashtrays should be cleared after each cigarette has been finished. presented as above.
Hold glass stem and dip the mouth in the water Hold one end of the glass by the stem and use the other hand for wiping. Select bucket with hot water. 34 . the bucket should be clean and free from any odour.Water should not be too hot. dry and absorbent and free from any odour.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Choose Equipment Food & Beverage: Service GLASSWARE POLISHING Food and Beverage Director F&B S 012 Select glass cloth. Place the wiped glass on a clean rack/clean tray. Ensure that the glasses are not chipped and that there are no fingerprints/ marks on the glass. Method .Cloth should be clean.
Use empty rack to place clean unused cutlery in. Select ice bucket with hot water. and should be well polished. Have the empty cutlery rack in front of you. 35 .Check that the rack is clean. take the other end of the linen cloth and by your right hand start wiping them one by one. Only use discarded linen cloths provided by linen room. Place the cutlery in hot water bucket Take one end of the linen cloth and lay on your left hand. Ensure when placing cutlery on the table that it is to the required standard. All cutleries should appear without stains/smear marks.Make sure the bucket is clean and free from any odour. Prepare empty plastic cutlery rack.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Choose Equipment Food & Beverage: Service CUTLERY POLISHING Food and Beverage Director F&B S 013 Select cleaning cloth.Ensure that the cloth is clean and absorbent. *Note: Do not touch the cutlery with your hands After it is wiped place in the cutlery rack Standard Whilst wiping check if the cutlery is clean and completely dry. holding them in your left hand. DO NOT USE NAPKINS AT ANY TIME. Take some cutlery. Method Ensure the cutlery is not damaged in any way.
Only cloths. which have been issued from the linen room.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Choose Equipment Food & Beverage: Service CHINA WARE POLISHING Food and Beverage Director F&B S 014 Select Cleaning Cloth. DO NOT USE NAPKINS AT ANY TIME. should be used. Chinaware should be free from any chips. 36 . The cloth should always be clean and free from any odour. Method Hold plate in one hand and use the other for polishing each chinaware item. stains and food debris. Chinaware is polished from both sides.
Stationary Requisition Made once a week and goods can be collected from the stores only on Sunday or as agreed by the management. Once the requisition has been signed it can be taken to the stores. Before it is given to the stores it must be given to the outlet-in-charge to check and approve. The requisition should be given to the storekeeper.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Two types of Requisition Food Requisition Food & Beverage: Service PLACING AND CONDUCTING REQUISITION Food and Beverage Director F&B S 015 Can be collected from the stores any day except Friday when the store is closed or as agreed by the management. Collect the goods from the stores. Always check if the goods and quantities are the same as detailed in the requisition. Take the green copy of the requisition and give it to your outlet in charge where it will be kept for documentation Green copy to be filed by outlet In-Charge for stock and reference 37 . Procedure Take empty “Store Requisition” form and fill it in according to the enclosed example. preferably the day before the goods are required. Make a separate requisition for food and a separate requisition for stationary. Put requisition in log book for Head of Department to check and sign.
Always use deodorant body spray only. Wash hands and face in designated areas only. Shoes Well polished and not damaged. Always take a bath/shower daily before reporting for work. certainly after each visit to the toilet. These should be worn in a prominent position for guests to see. Do not pull or stroke hair in public. If you do have contact you should wash your hands immediately. ears. nose etc as bacteria are present on the skin which can cause possible risk when it is transferred. hair.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # General Rules While on Duty Food & Beverage: Service PERSONAL HYGIENE AND UNIFORM Food and Beverage Director F&B S 016 Wash your hands regularly. Uniform Cleanliness Cloth Uniforms Wear issued uniform as specified by Director of F&B Check the uniform that you collect from the linen room is clean. Do not scratch and touch skin. Use plain / simple belts if required.e. free from tears and frays and well pressed. Trousers should be at the correct length i. Check that the uniform has the correct number of buttons and that none are missing. Do not chew gum or food whilst on duty. Always wash your hand (starting from the wrist up to the fingertips) thoroughly using approved soap and then apply sanitizing lotion/liquid. not too short or too long. Do not smoke whilst on duty. Name Badges Badges should be clean and worn at all times. Shoes and socks should both be black 38 .
FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Shoes should be with simple lacing no big ornamental buckles. No high heel or platform shoes are allowed. ornament rings or necklaces whilst on duty. 39 . Jewellery Do not wear bracelets.
Extra mile Training. The Assistant F&B Director will be responsible to ensure all associates scheduled attend the training. Food & Beverage training will be conducted all year Copies of training records will be submitted to the Training Manager. Training reports will be discussed during the bi-monthly F&B meeting. Training Attendance Record 3. Language Training. The training programme / calendar will be forwarded to the Corporate Training Department. It is the responsibility of the Assistant F&B Director to ensure that all training records are current and up to date. Fire Safety. Training will be conducted by the Outlet Manager or the Supervisors Training records will be submitted to the Food & Beverage Director. Supervisory skills etc. 2 hours every week will be allocated to the preparation of training. Food & Beverage Training Calendar 2. Telephone Etiquette. Corporate Training The training schedule will be issued by the Training department. First Aid. F&B departmental training 40 .FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Outlet Training Food & Beverage: Service MONTHLY TRAINING Food and Beverage Director F&B S 017 Outlet Managers or Head Waiters/ Waitress will submit their training calendar to the Food & Beverage th Director on the 25 of every month 4 hours a week will be allocated to training. F&B Office Training Programme It will be the responsibility of the Service Manager to issue the monthly F&B training programme. Follow up training for the above will be coordinated by the Assistant F&B Director. Training Forms & Records 1. The corporate training function will arrange the following training. The Assistant F&B Director/ Restaurant Manager will be responsible to coordinate and schedule the attendees. Food Hygiene.
Outlet training record. Department Task Responsible for SOP Food & Beverage: Service LOST PROPERTY Food and Beverage Director 41 .FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures 4.
the waiter should hand the wallet to the head waiter or supervisor in charge. If he/she is still in the area. If the guest is a regular customer. If the owner has not been found or contacted immediately.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Date Issued Document Reference # F&B S 018 D. The following steps should be taken: A check should be made immediately as to whether or not the guest has left the service area. the above mentioned steps should be carried out as quickly as possible as this is in the best interest of the establishment and causes the guest minimum inconvenience.A waiter finds a wallet under a chair. the wallet may be returned to him/her. A copy of this list should go with the wallet to the lost property office where the contents of the wallet must be checked against the list before it is accepted. The supervisor or headwaiter should check with reception and the hall-porter to see if the guest has left the building. it is possible that the head waiter or head porter may know where to contact him/her to call for the wallet. The office should also see proof of identity of the person claiming ownership. the guest should be asked to sign for the article concerned. The list should be signed by both the head waiter or supervisor and the finder (Waiter). recently vacated by one of the clients. the head waiter or supervisor should list the items contained in the wallet with the waiter who found the wallet. Any lost property unclaimed after three months may become the property of the finder who should claim it through the headwaiter or supervisor. a description of the article concerned and its contents should be asked for to ensure as far as possible that it is being returned to the genuine owner. The details of the find are then entered in a lost property register. Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Food & Beverage: Service RECORDS Food and Beverage Director F&B S 019 42 . On receipt of lost property. also giving his/her address. If the guest is a regular customer but cannot be contacted. If the guest has left the service area. the wallet should be kept in the lost property office until the customer’s next visit. The list must be dated and also indicate where the article was found and at what time. Another copy of the list should go to the hall porter in case any enquiries are received concerning a wallet. In the case of all lost property. Anyone claiming lost property should be passed on to the lost property office. Before the lost property office hands over any lost property.
3. 5. Name. Action taken. 6.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures It is advisable that when an incident occurs a report is made out immediately. and also of the staff involved. 7. The basic information that should be found in the report is as follows: 1. Time 4. All reports should be kept in case similar incidents occur at a later date. Date. Individual reports from those concerned and signed. address and phone number of the guest involved. 2. and for future reference should the need arise. Place. Nature of incident. Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Food & Beverage: Service SAFE CHEMICAL HANDLING Food and Beverage Director F&B S 020 43 .
and use for all chemicals you use.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Safe chemical handling Do know where the material safety data sheets are posted. and read them. handling. Do know how to call for medical help. Do not leave aerosol spray containers near heat or spray close to an open flame. preparation. Do not store chemicals in or close to food storage. Do not store chemicals in unmarked containers. Do not ever mix chemicals together. Do not dispose of any empty chemical container until you have checked on the label for how to do so. before you use them. or serving areas. Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Food & Beverage: Service PREVENTING FALLS Food and Beverage Director F&B S 021 Preventing falls 44 . Do follow the directions for proper storage. Do read the labels of all products. Do ask your supervisor any question or concerns you may have about using a certain product. in case of an emergency.
and other sharp objects Remove can lids entirely from cans . and do not run Follow established traffic patterns Carry dishes and glassware carefully Sweep up broken glass .FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Wipe up spills immediately Use “wet floor” signs Wear shoes with non-skid soles and heels Keep isles and stairs clear Walk. then dispose of them Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Food & Beverage: Service PERSONAL APPEARANCE Food and Beverage Director F&B S 022 Personal appearance 45 .do not use your hands Use special container to dispose of broken glass . dishes .
The image you create can enhance or detract from our overall concept and the way our center is perceived in the minds of the guest. You are responsible for keeping your uniform neat and clean at all times. Always remember…. You make a distinct impression on each of our guests. Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Food & Beverage: Service SUGGESTIVE SELLING Food and Beverage Director F&B S 023 SUGGESTIVE SELLING 46 . as it clings to glassware. Do not report to work with an un-pressed or dirty uniform. Do not wear scented lotion on your hands. There is no excuse for reporting to work out of uniform. At no time will employees chew gum or eat while in the public areas of our store. or un-kept hair.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Your overall image is our image. therefore. reflect cleanliness and wholesomeness at all times. A smile is a part of your uniform. You are entrusted with handling our guests’ needs and must.
Read your guests and suggest appropriate cocktails: On a chilly evening. “Would you like to try our hot chocolate topped with whipped cream?” With party people. Your goal is a satisfied guest who enjoyed their experience and wants to return. be sincere and honest. you are in the position to smooth the way for a confused guest. If they enjoy themselves. You had to sell the (center name) Management team on your ability as a bartender. People don’t like to be “SOLD”. As their intermediary. Above all.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Selling is a part of everyone’s life. “How about a Long Island Iced Tea or a Margarita?” An older couple. Be aware of what the guest is ordering and make sure he understands what he is getting. Recommend items you know are superior and you are certain they will enjoy. NEVER EVER SELL! Always allow the guest to finish ordering before you start suggesting. Effective suggestive selling is subtle. You are doing the guest a favor. “Would you like a (offer them a cocktail)?” Do not confuse suggestive selling with overloading your guests with beverages or food. looking after his best interests by offering your knowledge and expertise and making honest recommendations. Our customer is “sold” on (Center name) before they come in. Always do what you truly believe is in the “guest’s” best interest. Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Basic first aid emergencies Objectives: Food & Beverage: Service BASICK FIRST AID EMERGENCIES Food and Beverage Director F&B S 024 47 . Many of our guests are not familiar with our daily specials. chances are they will return and “us” to someone else.
any important facts or details about the casualty or circumstances of the accident must be given to the ambulance person . heart or severe bleeding difficulties . doctor urgent treatment ( i. and promote initial recovery Your responsibility At any accident or sudden injury situation you must be aware of four key steps to follow 1. prevent injuries from worsening. Assess the situation Appear calm in front of colleagues or guests Take charge – do not panic Ensure safety Get help immediately 2. gas .FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Recognize the basic techniques that may be used to preserve life.apply a bandage or plaster depending upon size of wound Arrange for medical attention as soon as possible . clothing (unless stuck) before area swells. medical situation as early possible after the accident / injury arrangements must be made to move the casualty to a doctor . etc .e.) easing problems of breathing . take in fresh air and repeat Once started you must continue until causality breathes on own or ambulance / doctor arrives Wounds Pressing directly on a wound flattens the blood vessels and stems the flow of blood Pressure needs to applied for 5. Treat the situation( if possible) while awaiting qualified specialist assistance 4. 48 . Diagnose the situation Listen to the others to find out what happened Smell.15 minutes to allow blood to clot Ensure no foreign bodies are present ie bone glass. if necessary MINOR BURNS AND SCALDS Dos – reassure the casualty Immerse area of burn in clean cold running water for at least 10 minutes Remove any rings. and important treatments of dressing wounds and supporting injured bones may be attempted ONLY by qualified first aiders Mouth to mouth Clear anything from the mouth ie dentures Incline head back Pinch nose closed Open mouth Seal his mouth with yours and blow Look along chest to see if chest rises fully Move your mouth away When your chest falls. before pressing Press on the wound with a clean dressing ie towel (not cotton wool) Raise and support the injured limp After 5/ 10 minutes .can you detect burning. dirt. or alcohol 3.
(Don’t use this procedure for pregnant women or overweight casualty.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Cover burn with a clean dressing or Clingfilm/clean plastic bag If in doubt seek medical assistance. Send for medical help if required. Place a sterile dressing around and the puncture marks. Give four quick blows with the heel of your hand. If the sting is still in the skin. Press fist into abdomen with four quick upward and inward thrust.If necessary repeat sequence. Arrange for removal to hospital. SNAKE BITES: SCORPION BITES: Treat as snake bite. If on hand or upper limb. fat or lotion.) If NOT. Avoid squeezing the sac at the top of the sting as this will force more poison into the casualty. taking deep breaths Don’t give casualty anything by mouth until fully conscious . remove it with a pair of tweezers. Don’t – use creams. TREATMENT: Only by qualified first aider Commence mouth to mouth and/or chest compression. Deliver these sharp blows rapidly and forcefully between the shoulder blades.).and then only sips of water . and heart may have stopped Possible burns and shock Never touch the casualty with bare hands Switch off the power at mains if possible. tie both legs together. If they develop an allergic reaction seek medical help. STINGS AND BITES: STINGS : Keep the casualty calm.cough or breathe they are not choking. Treat any burns. Immobilize the affected limb. CHOKING: Act quickly –speed is essential (if casualty can speak . while supporting the chest of casualty with other hand on the breastbone. If on over limb. 49 . Use adhesive dressing or plasters Burst blisters or remove loose skin. immobilize the limb with a sling. FAINTING: If casualty feels faint help them to lean forward with head between the knees. ELECTRICAL INJURY: Casualty may not be breathing. Clean the area around the puncture. Reassure the casualty.
Check breathing and pulse every 10 minutes. Give casualty a hot water of bottle. and are often the cause of serious food poisoning incidents. Warn caller that the building is occupied. excited etc. calm. SHOCK. GUIDELINES FOR DEALING WITH BOMB SCARES AND ATTACKS In addition to normal emergency procedures consider the following point when a bomb threat is received by a staff member. music etc. or vomiting seems likely.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Seek immediate medical aid. Keep the caller on the line for as long as possible. IF ANY DOUBT INFORM YOUR MANAGER IMMEDIATELY………… Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Introduction: Food & Beverage: Service PEST CONTROL Food and Beverage Director F&B S 025 Pest cause enormous amounts of damage and cost to food businesses. As a member of the staff you must be ever vigilant in spotting tell-tale signs of infestation and report them immediately so that action can be taken. and that the explosion could cause many deaths. or see evidence of a variety of pests. Allow the casualty to smoke. vehicles parked nearby or strange packages etc. In general be wary of anyone acting suspiciously –unfamiliar. Move them unnecessarily.) Listen carefully to the voice to tell if the caller is male or female. place casualty in recovery position. Ask the caller to repeat the massage and try to record exact words. Search for and if possible treat cause of shock (burn/bleeding / fracture). drunk . Pay particular attention to background noises that you may hear on the telephone (e. DON’T: If casualty’s breathing or heart has stopped start chest compression. keep warm. Reassure if casualty conscious lie them down. The most common types include: 50 .g. Types of food pests Within your area of your work you may welcome into contact with. If breathing become difficult. try to determine accent. Obtain as much information as possible about the location of the bomb. FRACTURE AND SPRAINS. Give casualty anything to eat or drink. Immediately caller hangs up notify management and the emergency services. young or old. engines running. Many different species are attracted to food premises.
stock held in tight lidded containers stored off the ground and away from walls. Dead or live bodies lying around. 51 . brown stains on the floors. Another concern is that pests will likely cause disease and food poisoning. lice. Much damage can be caused by pests through them gnawing cables and pipes. Seal any openings into the building Rodent proof and fly screen doors and windows. mosquitoes. Firstly it is against the law to operate a food business while the food area is highly infested. Beetles. bad odors and droppings can also be detected. The business suffers if customers become alarmed by the presence of pests. droppings and rubbish strewn around waist areas. loose feathers Smells. weevils. Bluebottles. and also because a food premise infested with pests is discomforting and will be discourage custom. Droppings. crows. Whenever you spot any sign of infestation report it immediately to your supervisor so that preventative action can be taken. Pigeons. larvae in dark corners. house flies. PREVENTIVE ACTION We must do all we can to protect the premises from access by pests. No one likes to work in an infested food area and staff will leave more quickly if no action is taken. marking the way they move around the area. cockroaches. Domestic and wild varieties. Signs of pest infestation These tell-tale signs include: Rodents: Flies: Insects: Birds: Dogs/Cats: Black greasy stains on walls. flour mites silver fish. and other indigenous species. etc. Evidence of food spoilages and foot or tail prints in flour. damage to packages.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Rodents: Flies: Insects: Birds: Dogs/cats: Remember: Rats and mice particularly' though you may also encounter other native species locally. Tidy waste areas and remove rubbish regularly Eliminate all places where pests hide and breed Keep store well lit. also evidence of gnawing at food or wood. etc. and keep them closed. REASONS FOR PEST CONTROL Pest infestation is bad news for all concerned. because of the threat of being bitten or stung. wasps etc.
FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Food & Beverage: Service MIS-IN-PLACE Food and Beverage Director F&B S 026 MIS-EN-PLACE (THINGS IN PLACE) Mis-en-place is all about planning Performing mis-en-place should involve everything ready in advance of our customers arriving.e. Customers area cleaning lights switched on ventilation switched on work area laid out properly all equipment: working/cleaned/polished/inspected/laid out BAR Espresso machine Crepe and Waffle machine oranges sliced lemons sliced shelves locked 52 . i.
Correct storage of cutlery. Tables checked for correct lay-up 8. Chairs and tables in correct position 7. i. crockery. Station allocated 5. Correct uniform/service cloth/name badge 3. to sit two covers. SETTING OUT TABLES To be set out tables you will need to: Check that the table is clean. Supply of new docket books. Room and equipment clean and tidy 6. four covers. Menu items and service explained to the staff 4. clean and sufficient in quantity EXAMPLE OF CHECKLIST FOR MIS EN PLACE YES 1. Accompaniments prepared for service NO 53 . Sideboards adequately stocked and prepared 9. bottle opener and matches 11. pens. in good condition. and six covers check that there is enough space around the table to allow efficient service and ease of movement ensure that the area around the tables is clean and uncluttered check that the chairs the correct type. Staff on duty at appointed time 2. and glasses 10.B: All the SOP’s for the bar are exist in tratieur SOP’s RESTAURANT standard table setting in place background music on spare cutlery glasses ready The service mi-en-place checklist in this text should be used as guide to help you perform your mis-enplace before opening.e.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures water jugs filled Ice Cream Juice Bar N. in good condition. Check that it is free from sharp edges and sits evenly on the floor ensure that each station has sufficient tables of each size.
Condiments replenished and clean 15. Smoking areas allocated 18. Air conditioning and lights checked if checked 19. Reservations attended to 17.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures 12. Appropriate set-up for billing and payment Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Food & Beverage: Service BREAK TIME Food and Beverage Director F&B S 027 Standard No break will be taken without permission from the management. 30 min 54 . Sufficient supply of clean and correct menus 20. Hot plate adequately stocked 14. Display tables / doilies arranged 13. Procedure Check the situation of the Coffee Shop Give hand over your designated area to your supervisor Not to the colleague. Table tops cleaned and polished where appropriate 16. let supervisor give the handover to another staff Always keep patience to get a break Never take break beyond the time allotted Be smart in using time Lunch /dinner break.
Procedure Inform the guest about hotel currency exchange rate Inform that we can give change only in Qatar Riyal. 55 . 15 min Refreshment 15min Department Task Responsible for SOP Date Issued Document Reference # Standard Food & Beverage: Service CURRENCY POLICY Food and Beverage Director F&B S 028 We accept QR . Excuse yourself for not accepting other currencies. Rest all currency has to be changed from front office.USD. If possible provide a document that shows the exchange.FOOD & BEVERAGE : Service Policies and Standard Operating Procedures Tea break. Euro and GCC Currency. Always provide the option of paying in credit card.
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