Current Rating 5: Very Good
Inspection Date 24 January 2023
Local Authority Business ID 20/00146/CP
Business Type Restaurant/Cafe/Canteen
The Secret Garden Cafe
89 - 91 The Avenue
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Regulatory Authority East Hertfordshire District Council
Email [email protected]
|Area inspected by food safety officer||Standards found|
Hygienic handling of food including preparation, cooking, re-heating, cooling and storage.
Good standard of compliance with statutory obligations, industry codes of practice, and minor contraventions of food hygiene regulations. Some minor non-compliance with statutory obligations and industry codes of recommended practice.
Cleanliness and Facilities
Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building (including having appropriate layout, ventilation, hand washing facilities and pest control) to enable good food hygiene.
High standard of compliance with statutory obligations and industry codes of recommended practice; conforms to accepted good practices in the trade.
Management of Food Safety
System or checks in place to ensure that food sold or served is safe to eat, evidence that staff know about food safety, and the food safety officer has confidence that standards will be maintained in future.
Reasonable record of compliance. Technical advice available in-house or access to, and use of, technical advice from trade associations and/or from guides to good practice. Has satisfactory documented procedures. Able to demonstrate effective control of hazards. Has satisfactory documented food safety management system. Audit by Food Authority confirms general compliance with procedures. Good track record.
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