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F&B Staff Uniform Policy, Hotel Staff Uniform Policy, Food and Beverage Department Uniform Policy

SOP F&B Staff Uniform Issuance and Care Policy

SOP Number: F&B SOP - 55 - Uniform Policy

Department: Food and Beverage Service – General Policy

Date Issued: 21-11-2019

Time to Train: 15 Min

Standard Policy for F&B Staff Uniform:

  • As per the hotels standard, the housekeeping department will provide every employee with three (3) sets of uniforms according to her/his position for a period of 2 years.

  • In case of suits and uniform for fine dining restaurant, only 2 sets will be issued or it may be stated that front of house employees will receive 2 sets while back of house employees will receive 3 sets.

  • In the case of footwear, only safety shoes will be issued to the kitchen and engineering employees by the housekeeping department.

  • The uniform worn by the employee must be clean and properly ironed.

  • Stains, holes, odours or other signs of wear and tear are not acceptable.

  • Uniform exchange will be done on a 1:1 basis i.e a clean uniform will be only given in exchange for a soiled one.

  • At the beginning of each shift, staff should pick up a clean uniform from the linen room by giving the soiled uniform.

  • If the received uniform is not up to the above-mentioned standards, the uniform must be exchanged for a clean one.

  • At the end of each shift, she/he will return the uniform to the Linen room and exchange it for a clean one (morning and night shifts).

  • If the linen room is closed then the employee will keep the soiled uniform in the allotted locker and exchange it for a clean one the next day.

  • No employee shall wear her/his uniform outside the hotel, unless on company business.

  • Utmost care of the uniform will be taken by the employee at all times.

  • A regular update of the condition of uniforms is to be given by the housekeeping department to the F&B Manager in order to budget for new purchases.

  • Uniform must be always complete and impeccable.

  • A name tags to be worn at all times during duty hours. 

Training Summary questions:

Q1. What is the purpose of this SOP?

Q2. How many sets of uniforms are issued to each F&B staff?

Q3. What is the uniform exchange policy set by the housekeeping?

Q4. What needs to be done if the linen room is closed?

Q5. Is it required to wear a name tag?

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