Building a mobile catering unit
If you are building a mobile catering unit you need to make sure it is safe to work in.
Floors should be:
- without joints
- with sealed edges
- rounded to make cleaning easy
Walls and ceilings should be:
- easily cleaned
- joints sealed and kept to a minimum
Work surfaces and shelving should have:
- no gaps
- no joints
- stainless steel or metal with rounded front edges.
Cupboards should be painted so you can see clean them properly. Gloss paint is a good choice.
The whole build should be designed to prevent pests from getting inside. We have the power to close any place which poses a risk to health.
Washing facilities should have:
- a separate washing point for equipment and hands
- disposable cloths
- disposable towels
Do not use:
- tea towels
- plastic bowls