Done well, ergonomic design can increase efficiency, motivation and satisfaction with benefits in performance and productivity.
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Ergonomics starts with design. To fully implement efficiency, there are several key factors that must be taken into account:
• Optimally locating each aspect of food service: guest dining areas, kitchen(s), server stations, dish/utility stations and storage areas.
• Locating needed areas for each position (cook, server) in proximity to other areas specific to them.
• Understanding administrative spaces, POS (Point of Sale) locations, office placement and vendor interaction.
• Incorporating food service requirements into other facility functions. I.e. receiving docks, refuse collection and venue specific areas.
Food service interacts with every aspect of a facility. Whether it’s within a hospital, stadium, school or resort, a food service expert understands relationships with key personnel and areas specific to the location.