Mangalore is widely regarded as one of the cleanest cities in India. Nevertheless, doubts will be raised if someone makes this statement about the hygienic scenario existing in the hotels in Port city.
Shabby, unkempt, untidy premises and unhygienic cooking practices are the common scene in most of the hotels.
Month old cooking oil
On visiting different hotel kitchens, City Herald found that neither do the cooks wear an overcoats nor do they cover their heads while cooking.
The servers should wash their hands properly and the nails should be cut. However, in majority of the kitchens, these common guidelines are not following.
Speaking to City herald, a cook in a hotel admits that using the used cooking oils is common in all hotels in the city.
The Expert’s Thought: In hotel Industry, Hygiene ranks first priority. Better hygiene practices ensures less food poisoning incidents, food contamination and food borne illness.