1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. Culinary
  4. ACCOR


Novotel Visakhapatnam Varun Beach, Visakhapatnam, India



Hygiene Officer



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Job Description

  • Ensure that all food & beverage employees have an adequate knowledge of food safety.
  • Follows immaculate grooming standards and is the custodian of the property’s grooming policy.
  • Propose and maintain minimum standards in all work areas, stores, receiving and disposal areas to adhere at all times to required hygiene standards.
  • Responsible for effective and efficient maintenance of records related to the resort’s sanitation and hygiene efforts/program.
  • Hold trainings and meetings with the Training Managers and Chemical Suppliers.
  • Continually liaises with external agencies (laboratory, government bureau, health practitioners, etc.) on sanitary matters.
  • Spot check on receiving area for food hygiene and vendor product quality to ensure the property’s criteria is met.
  • Organize monthly food safety meetings and training, distributes and keeps accurate records of the same.
  • Follow up with all related teams that trainings are understood and actions implemented.
  • Create a monthly report of the operational hygiene gaps and develop a plan of action ensuring compliance.
  • Develop on the job and class room trainings for all culinary, service and stewarding staff and ensures that each food handler goes through the statutory training.
  • Ensure daily routine checks are done in liaison with the Stewarding manager in all food & beverage areas.
  • Ensure daily checks of freezers and fridges in the kitchen and bar areas.
  • To ensure that all data is recorded properly by the respecting kitchen staff and filed correctly for future reference.
  • Check on a daily basis pastry counters, buffets and displays for the restaurants and banquets.
  • Attend any visit of the governmental body in terms of food hygiene and encourage a positive working relation.
  • Contribute sourcing new suppliers and ensure all suppliers are visited regularly to evaluate their production in terms of hygiene.
  • Inspects the deliveries of food and beverage for potential risks and informs the suppliers Accordingly.
  • Is involved actively in monitoring the overall safety measures at the hotel, conducts self-audits and provide recommendation for compliance.
  • Maintains the following records:
  • ✓ Laboratory test results

    ✓ Daily chlorine tests for pool and tap water.

    ✓ Monthly hygiene meeting minutes

    ✓ Food handlers Immunization records

    ✓ Custodian of the hygiene manual for the property

    ✓ Communication correspondence on hygiene matters

    ✓ Maintains the medical records of guests/ employees potentially related to contamination.

  • Develop a pest control programme with the Stewarding department to ensure prevention.
  • Responsible for creating the incident report for any food poisoning incident in the property.
  • Familiar with current culinary trends and methods.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of kitchen hygiene practices and occupational health and safety standards certifications
  • Is knowledgeble about the HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) - ISO 22000 (Food Safety Management System)/ Quality Management System ISO 9001
  • Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel

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