Christmas Shutdown for Kitchens

Christmas Shutdown for Kitchens

The end of the year is a great time to give the kitchen a thorough clean and review in preparation for the Christmas down-time. Many remote centres close for a few days over this period, only providing for the needs of high-care clients. As a cook in an aged care...
Tips on Creating a Menu Plan

Tips on Creating a Menu Plan

In the last post, The Benefits of Menu Planning, we talked about the advantages of having a menu plan for your kitchen. It can take a bit of work to sort one out initially, but it will make everyone’s job easier and is more efficient in the end. It can be hard to know...
The Benefits of Menu Planning

The Benefits of Menu Planning

The wet season is fast approaching and the seasonal rains at this time of year can cause many problems for remote communities. Flooding can cut off road access and storms can cause the delay of barge deliveries to island communities. Not to mention the devastating...