Tips on handling food for large gatherings
People who are great cooks for themselves and their family may not know how to prepare and store quantities of food safely for large groups.
Food that is mishandled can cause foodborne illness and lead to serious consequences. It is important that cooks and volunteers be especially careful when preparing and serving food to large groups.
Here are some tips:
Plan ahead. Be sure you will have adequate oven, stovetop, refrigerator, freezer and work space.