Does mandatory food safety training and certification for restaurant employees improve inspection outcomes?
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Int. J. Hosp. Manag.
Food safety training and certification; Inspection; Food service; Chain; restaurants; Independent restaurants; PROGRAM; OUTBREAKS; COUNTY; Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between mandatory food safety training and certification and inspection results of chain restaurants and independent restaurants using current food safety inspection results of food service establishments in Central Florida More specifically this study examines whether there is any statistically significant difference in the violation frequency among chain and independent restaurants Reducing the risk of any foodborne illness is a critical strategy that industry stakeholders should pursue in an area dominated by tow ism such as Orlando Florida A one-way ANOVA was used to determine the differences between the two types of restaurants Findings indicate that there is significant difference between chain and independent restaurants for critical violations No difference was found when comparing chain verses Independent restaurants for non-critical violations (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd All rights reserved
International Journal of Hospitality Management
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