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Old 01-17-2010, 10:39 PM   #1
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Gross me out!!

I recently went to a pot luck dinner and was litterlay made sick by the lack of personal control and disregard for others safety, and rite to have a meal that has not been sucked on to some degree.Yes I am talking about finger licking.I was horrified after enjoying some very good asain chicken legs. When the lady lady that made them went to the table to combine what was left of the two trays into one.It was a total suck fest! No utensils no napkins just disgusting.I also noticed alot of finger sucking going on everywhere in the dineing room. What is going on?Everybody must surely know by now that our mouths are filthy.If you must lick the cake frosting off of your fingers and then dig in the chip bag, please do us all a favor and take the whole bag.We are animals ,but we dont have to act like one.

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Old 01-18-2010, 09:43 AM   #2
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I recently went to a pot luck dinner and was litterlay made sick by the lack of personal control and disregard for others safety, and rite to have a meal that has not been sucked on to some degree.Yes I am talking about finger licking.I was horrified after enjoying some very good asain chicken legs. When the lady lady that made them went to the table to combine what was left of the two trays into one.It was a total suck fest! No utensils no napkins just disgusting.I also noticed alot of finger sucking going on everywhere in the dineing room. What is going on?Everybody must surely know by now that our mouths are filthy.If you must lick the cake frosting off of your fingers and then dig in the chip bag, please do us all a favor and take the whole bag.We are animals ,but we dont have to act like one.
I hope you never have to see what really goes in in the kitchen of a high-end restaurant. : )
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Old 01-23-2010, 03:05 PM   #3
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I hope you never have to see what really goes in in the kitchen of a high-end restaurant. : )
Why oh why did you have to post that for me to read!! <grn>

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Old 01-23-2010, 09:03 PM   #4
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food safety laws dictate use of gloves when using hands on food that will not be cooked. Kitchens have baskets of tasting spoons so a spoon is used once! Culinary education begins with safety and sanitation. Chefs of high end restaurants care about their reputations. Cooks at most burger joints care about their reputations too!

Keep your eyes open and if you don't like something you see say something and if you don't see it corrected don't go back.
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Old 01-24-2010, 11:32 AM   #5
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food safety laws dictate use of gloves when using hands on food that will not be cooked. Kitchens have baskets of tasting spoons so a spoon is used once! Culinary education begins with safety and sanitation. Chefs of high end restaurants care about their reputations. Cooks at most burger joints care about their reputations too!

Keep your eyes open and if you don't like something you see say something and if you don't see it corrected don't go back.
I work in a deli, and we take safety and sanitation VERY seriously. This has been the case in every food service establishment that I have worked in.

Here in NC the use of gloves is not required when handling ready to eat food, it should be, but isn't. My company does require it though.
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Old 01-24-2010, 11:44 AM   #6
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if they lick their fingers and what not then what are they doing while preparing the potluck dish that they brought.

I went to a potluck once and never will again after I witness a couple tasteing everything before they put it on their plate, using the same fork of course, i was glad i already went thru the line ahead of them. some one did speak up and told them no no. but that ended it for me

When my daughter was little i use to make elaborate cupcakes and cookies for her turn at treats or birthday in school . now schools state it can only be store brought in a seal package no home made items at all.
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Old 01-24-2010, 07:05 PM   #7
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I have always taken food sanitation very seriously. My mom has worked the restaurant industry for many years and has ingrained in me the importance of proper food handling. But unfortunately some others do not see it as important. On the other hand, I have been to many potluck dinners and have never gotten sick from anything I ate. So, I think it is just a personal decision that has to be made about whether or not you feel comfortable eating food other people have prepared. I love potlucks and don't see myself stopping going to them any time soon.
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Old 01-28-2010, 02:12 PM   #8
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I recently went to a pot luck dinner and was litterlay made sick by the lack of personal control and disregard for others safety, and rite to have a meal that has not been sucked on to some degree.Yes I am talking about finger licking.I was horrified after enjoying some very good asain chicken legs. When the lady lady that made them went to the table to combine what was left of the two trays into one.It was a total suck fest! No utensils no napkins just disgusting.I also noticed alot of finger sucking going on everywhere in the dineing room. What is going on?Everybody must surely know by now that our mouths are filthy.If you must lick the cake frosting off of your fingers and then dig in the chip bag, please do us all a favor and take the whole bag.We are animals ,but we dont have to act like one.
Buffets are just as bad sanitation wise...no matter how strictly you monitor them
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Old 01-28-2010, 03:03 PM   #9
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I work in a deli, and we take safety and sanitation VERY seriously. This has been the case in every food service establishment that I have worked in.

Here in NC the use of gloves is not required when handling ready to eat food, it should be, but isn't. My company does require it though.
theres a local deli i used to get bagels from ...

they wear gloves , take the money , make the food, take the money ... same gloves.... i guess their protecting themselves at least
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I recently went to a pot luck dinner and was litterlay made sick by the lack of personal control and disregard for others safety, and rite to have a meal that has not been sucked on to some degree.Yes I am talking about finger licking.I was horrified after enjoying some very good asain chicken legs. When the lady lady that made them went to the table to combine what was left of the two trays into one.It was a total suck fest! No utensils no napkins just disgusting.I also noticed alot of finger sucking going on everywhere in the dineing room. What is going on?Everybody must surely know by now that our mouths are filthy.If you must lick the cake frosting off of your fingers and then dig in the chip bag, please do us all a favor and take the whole bag.We are animals ,but we dont have to act like one.
Yuck! that's terrible. My worst experience was travel oversea while eating out in one of the restaurant. Really, until now, I don't even want to talk about it:(
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