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Bureau Veritas Training Workshop
11 November 2013
  • Course name:

Introduction to food safety in restaurants & catering Operations

  • Place& Date:

Ministry of tourism From 23/9/2013 till 26/9/2013

  • Presented by:

-                  Mr. Joseph Chatta (B.V. Chief Executive for Lebanon)

-                     Mr. Amin Semaan: Supervisor & Coordinator

  • Aim of the course:

To provide employees of the ministry of tourism with an Overview of the requirements of food safety in restaurants and catering operations


  • Topics Discussed

1-   Bureau Veritas History, Activities & competitors.

2-   Introduction to food safety

  • Sources of contamination ( Biological, chemical, Physical…)

3-   Proper Hygiene Practices for food Production

  • Structural prerequisites
  • Equipment & suppliers
  • Cleaning & sanitizing Methods
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Pest & rodents Control
  • Maintenance & Preventive maintenance

4-   Hygiene Regulation for transportation of food Products.

  • Regulations for cars & Containers
  • Raw materials, additives and storage practices
  • Control of production
  • Proper practices for waste disposal
  • Traceability progress
  • Training

5-   Classification of Hotels

6-   Classification of Restaurants

7-   Classification of Tourist Residences


The Ministry of Tourism decision No: 239 dated 28 July 2010 has entrusted Bureau Veritas Liban Sal to perform the classification of tourism establishments in Lebanon including Hotels, Tourist Residences and Restaurants.

The classification Criteria of the above mentioned establishments were modified by the Ministry of Tourism Decision No: 16 dated 12 january 2011.

Due to the Ministry of Tourism decision, all the establishments are requested to be classified by Bureau Veritas under the new classification related to their organization and submit it to Bureau Veritas office.

What Is Bureau Veritas? 

Bureau Veritas Is a global leader Intesting, Inspection and Certification (IIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibilty.

As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance & Promoting sustainable development.