, (PressExposure) July 19, 2006 -- The NBAA Flight Attendant Committee Catering Working Group in collaboration with the Corporate Flight Attendant Community website has released the first edition of their free and downloadable Catering Guidelines for Flight Attendants booklet.
Available in a *pdf format and easily saved to the hard drive or printed out for later use, this information packed 26 page guide is expected to streamline in-flight catering procedures for corporate flight attendants everywhere. Helpful topics covered within the guide include:
The 4 Hour Life Time of Your Catering Order
Auditing and Qualifying Your Caterer
Receiving Your Catering
The Flight Attendant as a Food Handler
Cleaning Up the Galley
Potentially Dangerous Foods
Serving and Plating
In addition, the guide contains a very useful Catering Request form to make the placement of in-flight catering orders a simpler task.
The Corporate Flight Attendant Community is owned by Matthew C Keegan, LLC a North Carolina new media company. Matt Keegan, the owner, started the community in August 2002 and has expanded it to include forums, articles, industry links, in-flight catering information, a blog, and so much more. The community operates as an independent venue for corporate flight attendants, their supporters, and people who aspire to become one.
The National Business Aviation Association, Inc. (NBAA) serves more than 7,000 Member Companies by promoting the aviation interests of organizations utilizing business aircraft in the United States and worldwide. Members of the Flight Attendant Committee Catering Working Group credited with developing the guide include Marsell N. Amineddine who is with M Foods of Cairo, Egypt; Paula Kraft of Tastefully Yours Catering in Atlanta, GA; and Jean Dible of GA Food Safety Professionals.