Red Rabbit has compiled our own best practices based on 17+ weeks of service during COVID-19. We have continued to serve tens of thousands of children and adults emergency meals every week. As you look to reopen your schools and daycares, we know that meal service, among everything else, will look much different going forward.
Below is an outline of what we have done to stay safe in our kitchen and how we are ensuring your food is safe when delivered to you, as well as research on the safest ways to serve your students.
At the Red Rabbit kitchen, the safety of our staff has always been a top priority. During the first days of the COVID-19 shut down, we overhauled the process and flow in our kitchen to adhere to general safety guidelines as outlined by the CDC. In addition to supplying all staff with masks, lab coats and temperature taking upon arrival we immediately:
Over the course of the last 3+ months we have rolled out a variety of procedures to further ensure the safety of our team. These measures include:
Our friendly drivers are on the front lines everyday, making sure your food gets delivered safely and swiftly. They are taking the following precautions to keep your communities and themselves healthy:
We have put together these recommendations based on recommendations released by the school and health authorities (such as Center for Disease Control and Learning Policy Institute) as well the best practices we gathered from partners serving meals throughout the COVID19 pandemic. Our research includes a comprehensive audit of schools around the world, as well as emergency providers here in New York City.
We know mealtimes can be messy. Our tips below highlight ways in which you can keep both your children and staff safe, as well as keep your common areas and surfaces sanitary.
The health and safety of your entire community is everyone's number one priority. Training your staff and students to adhere to new policies will be essential to success. We are happy to work with you to identify risks within your building, and create a systematic preventative approach reopening safely.
Reach out to us to discuss your Covid Safety plan.