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Dubai Municipality introduces DM Food Elite to encourage hygiene in restaurants

 

Establishments are split into three categories and they can enter the initiative now

 

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Food Hygiene
 
May 16, 2024
 
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Dubai Municipality introduces DM Food Elite to encourage hygiene in restaurants
 

Dubai Municipailty has launched a new initiative aimed at increasing hygiene in the emirate’s restaurants.

DM Food Elite will recognise those establishments that go over and above to raise standards.

Submissions have now opened for the first edition of the program, which will recognise establishments in three distinct categories:


Independent dine-in restaurants
Restaurants in hotels
Fast-food outlets and cafeterias
The Municipality will recognise three venues in each category. after assessing them in five criteria:

Food Safety and Nutrition Excellence
- Robust Food Safety Management
- Nutritional Integrity
- Foodborne Illness Prevention

Sustainability:
- Environmental Responsibility
- Social Impact
- Governance Practices

Food Safety Excellence Culture
- People Learning and Development
- Employee Engagement
- Leadership and Commitment
- Ethical Practices and Stakeholder Engagement

Digitalisation
- Advanced Traceability and Transparency
- Data-Driven Insights and Decision-Making
- Digital Food Safety Monitoring

Innovation
- Breakthrough Food Safety Solutions
- Nutritional Advancements
- Sustainable Innovations