The “H” Distinction Hotel Hilton Los Cabos
The H Distinction Hotel Hilton Los Cabos – The “H” Distinction is a recognition granted by the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Health to those fixed food and beverage establishments (restaurants in general, hotel restaurants, coffee shops, inns, etc.), to comply with standards of hygiene that marks the Mexican Norm NMX-F605 NORMEX 2004.
The “H” program is 100% PREVENTIVE, which ensures the warning of contamination that could cause foodborne illness; this program includes a training program for 80% of the operational staff and 100% of the middle and senior staff, this training is guided by a registered consultant with a profile in the chemical-medical-biological area, and the knowledge imparted are structured under guidelines dictated by a group of experts in the field.
The “H” Distinction Hotel Hilton Los Cabos 2017
What training consists of:
The consultant’s advice is to offer the staff who work in the fixed food and beverage establishments who request it, a series of recommendations and techniques for washing, disinfection, cleaning, storage, freezing, refrigeration, thawing, personal hygiene, etc. . to be implemented as a continuous improvement process.
This information is governed by a checklist that must be fulfilled in a 90% satisfaction and that contemplates the following points:
- Food reception
- Management of chemical substances
- Refrigeration and freezing
- Kitchen Area
- Food preparation
- Service area
- Water and Ice
- Employee health services
- Waste Management
- Pest control
When the establishment is subject to these standards and complies with them, the Ministry of Tourism delivers the Distinctive “H” award, which is valid for one year.