Food Safety – Cooling and Reheating Food Safely

Food Safety – Cooling and Reheating Food Safely

Ensuring you and your kitchen staff follow the correct food safety guidelines is an important part in keeping elderly and vulnerable clients healthy. As a person ages they become more susceptible to the negative impact of food poisoning, which can be deadly for the...
Dishwashers – the truth and tips

Dishwashers – the truth and tips

Some people think that dishwashers will do it all for you – soaping, scrubbing, rinsing, polishing. Truth is, they don’t. The real purpose of your dishwasher is to sanitise your cups and plates. The temperature of the water combined with the chemicals you add to the...
8 Tips to Cooking the Perfect Pasta

8 Tips to Cooking the Perfect Pasta

Pasta can be a tricky dish to perfect. Sometimes it sticks together, sometimes it’s still a bit crunchy, sometimes it’s really, really overcooked. Pretty much everyone has trouble cooking their macaroni or spaghetti. But worry not! “Team Duncan” is here with a few...
Six ways to stretch your meat budget further

Six ways to stretch your meat budget further

In today’s modern world, our view of what a portion or serving size should be has become warped. We want a nice big, juicy steak because that represents value for money, as well as what we consider a decent meal. The Australian Nutrition Guidelines recommended portion...
5 Important Reasons why you need a Food Safety Plan

5 Important Reasons why you need a Food Safety Plan

You need a Food Safety Plan. I know. More paperwork. I can almost hear you muttering under your breath now. Don’t I already have enough paperwork to worry about?  You probably do. And, just as likely, you probably already have a Food Safety Plan. Many establishments...