How are you responding to COVID-19?

How are you responding to COVID-19?

Mar 26, 2020Jheel Parekh

While we at Schmancy understand that all businesses are taking a hit, we are doing our best, in our own little way, to help brighten the situation by staring at the positives that come our way. Our operations and production have come to a stand-still for now - keeping in mind the safety of our employees and staff. So what are the positives in this? Read on to see the brighter side of things.

No evidence of food being a source of transmission

So, until now, there has been no evidence that food is a source of transmission of the coronavirus. People surely need to eat and as a restaurant owner or owner of a take-away business, this means your business is on - people do want food and they want nutritious food. In times of health challenges nourishment and hygiene go hand in hand. The World Health Organisation (WHO), has advised following good hygiene practices during food handling and preparation, such as washing hands, cooking meat thoroughly and avoiding potential cross-contamination between cooked and uncooked foods. More information can be found on the WHO website.

Some of the most helpful ideas for restaurant owners in midst of coronavirus

  • You could start by offering a la carte menu as take-away menu
  • Offering cutlery packs with take-away packs can help prevent contamination
  • Usage of disposable cups at cafe or any place of work, and not reusable cups is a wise idea to implement
  • Usage of sealed containers or secured containers for hygienic purpose
  • You could open up for online ordering and delivery services

Stay informed. Stay safe.

In order to stay informed and to stay safe one can follow the advice and instructions laid down by our national health authority along with the website of World Health Organisation (WHO) or you can follow them on Facebook,  Twitter, or Instagram. You can also take precautions such as washing your hands often, covering your mouth with your flexed elbow when coughing or sneezing, avoiding close contact with anyone who has fever or cough or body pain. Not to forget, Stay Indoors.

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