Preschool stage is the key period of children’s healthy mind and body’s growth and development. Stamford Rhine Preschool carefully plans and prepares a variety of healthy yet delicious meals for our children. It not only helps to stimulates their appetite but also helps to develop good eating habits from childhood diet. This very much helps to promote healthy development of our children.
How are healthy and delicious meals processed in Stamford Rhine Preschool?
Inspection for Quality and Freshness
Every morning at 7:30 , the ingredients for our children’s meals are sent to our kitchen. Our Resident Doctor does the required inspection for quality and freshness. The food packaging, production dates and expiry dates are checked (Ensuring safe food supply ). The chef, then conducts a second inspection.
Part 3：浸泡清洗 Immersion Cleaning
Ensure Residue Free and Safe Consumption
The assistant chef always soak the vegetables and fruits in the water for 20-30 minutes, then rinse them repeatedly with water to ensure residue free and safe consumption (part of the Food Preparation Standard Operation Procedure).
Part 4：粗细加工Coarse and fine processing
Meet the Dietary Characteristics of our Children
According to the oral development our children’s age group, we need to be mindful with thoughtful consideration during the preparation of all our dishes, strictly check the sizes of the raw ingredients. We need to meet the dietary characteristics and the chewing abilities of our children.
Cooking with our Heart and Soul
Healthy diet with Low Salt and Less Oil
During the cooking process, the chef uses low-salt and low-oil health methods (such as steaming, boiling, braising, etc.) retaining the nutrients of the food as much as possible, and giving our child a healthy yet tasty diet.
Part 6：配餐分餐Meal Served
Standardized Operation Process
Our Assistant Chef disinfect the class food containers in advance to ensure food safety, health and hygiene. Divide the food into separate container with a lid, and our routine teacher serves the meals to our children (wearing a one time disposable gloves, masks, and caps in advance ).
Part 7：食品留样Food Samples
48-hour Sample Retention Procedure
A small portion of the food(food samples) that are served to our young children are retained by our Resident doctor on a daily basis. The food samples (150grams)are kept according to the Food Regulations Policy Requirements. They are placed in the disinfected tableware,in the refrigerator(Locked). Food type sample labels are attached to it, together with sample records for the next 48 hours.
Part 8：进餐环节 The dinning Section
The joy and fun of eating together
In the eyes of the children, the ultimate taste will not be disappointed, and they enjoy the dining time of each day.Yummy!
At Stamford Rhine, healthy and nutritious meals pledged our love and responsibility for our children. We wish all of our children of the Stamford Rhine Preschool grow healthy and happily under our best care.