METRO Cash & Carry Pakistan and Unilever Food Solutions have collaborated again to educate professional Chefs from the HoReCa (Hotels, Restaurants & Caterers) industry, as part of their “Food Safety Principles” program at four METRO locations; namely at Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad & Karachi.
The program was inaugurated by Mr. Azfar Ali, & Mr. Giovanni Soranzo, from METRO Cash & Carry Pakistan Management and Mr. Yasir Bashir, Key Account Manager, Unilever Food Solutions. As part of the program road shows were conducted to educate chefs and kitchen staff on the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) regulations, especially on how to make their kitchens compliant to PFA requirements, and on how to avoid food contamination so they can serve their customers with hygienic food.
Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Azfar Ali (Senior Head of Operations) said: “The aim of these road shows is to provide quality products to Business Professionals and set a high quality benchmark in the market. It will also help the Chefs and Kitchen staff to understand the importance of hygiene and the regulations related to it.”
The road shows also included live demonstration by Chef Hammad (Executive Chef Unilever) while using METRO Own Brands and UFS products to create new and innovative dishes. Altogether about 200 chefs from HoReCa industry participated in the program which will ultimately have a positive impact on the massive customer-base they cater to on a daily basis.
About METRO Cash & Carry:
METRO Cash & Carry Pakistan (MCCPK) is a core brand of Metro Wholesale and food specialist AG, which is a global leader in the self-service wholesale trade. The Group operates in 25 countries with over 750 stores and has a combined workforce of over 107,000 employees. The group sale figures for FY 2015-16 were recorded to be around 29 billion Euros.