About Cocina Verify®

After traveling to Latin America seven times in 2015 and getting sick on five of those trips, Allan identified opportunities to help elevate the food safety culture in the region. With our team of international food safety professionals, Cocina Verify works across the entire food production, service, and sales spectrum. We pride ourselves on impeccable customer service and on following the most up to date food safety information based off of the US FDA and State of California Food Codes. We are working hard to help businesses throughout Latin America produce, serve, and sell the safest food possible. Please contact us today to see how we can strengthen your operations while reducing risks and liabilities.

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Presentaciones creativas, cocina innovadora, sabores increíbles, contraste de texturas, ingredientes frescos, orgánicos, locales, todo esto es tendencia en temas gastronómicos. Así como lo es el objetivo de lograr un manejo responsable ante una indicación de alergia al gluten o mariscos. Definitivamente los amantes de la gastronomía quieren alimentos que no los enfermen, aunque no todos lo tienen tan presente al visitar un establecimiento, cuando se enferman quieren que todo el mundo se entere y no dudan en acabar con la reputación del establecimiento, compartiendo la mala experiencia con todo su círculo social y de amistades.

Una de las reglas más importantes en la industria de alimentos es que no se debe permitir que los empleados enfermos trabajen en un restaurante. Esto puede crear una molestia temporal para su operación, pero considere las consecuencias.

Muchas enfermedades causadas por los alimentos se transmiten de los manipuladores de alimentos enfermos, por la vía fecal – oral, a otras personas y finalmente enferman a los clientes de los restaurantes y hoteles. ¿Qué hace actualmente cuando cualquier empleado de su restaurante está enfermo? ¿Tiene un programa integral de capacitación e inspección de inocuidad de los alimentos para gestionar y prevenir problemas relacionados con los trabajadores enfermos?

Los propietarios del Restaurante Don Rufino y del Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway decidieron curarse en salud, fue así como extremaron medidas para garantizar la seguridad de los alimentos que sirven

January 17, 2017 Food & Beverage News

The company, which just launched, will initially focus on Latin America, spotlighting restaurants in Panama, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Belize. Geographies will expand from there, including plans to bring the program to Southeast Asia in the near future.

January 17, 2017 Hospitality & Tourism News

Cocina Verify is the first company that inspects, trains and verifies independent restaurants outside of the US, guided by the US FDA Food Code and California Food Code in concert with local regulations to ensure that these restaurants are meeting United States FDA food safety standards. While there are several companies that conduct audit and inspection programs for large resort chains, there is nothing like Cocina Verify in the marketplace. 

January 17, 2017 Silicon Valley

Cocina Verify differs from customer review sites like TripAdvisor or Yelp. Instead of peer reviews, the trainings, inspections and verification comes solely from Cocina Verify's team of experienced, certified food safety professionals.

January 10, 2017 Restaurant News

Cocina Verify Enhances Consumer Confidence and Experiences When Dining Abroad. Millions of people worldwide get sick each year from improperly handled food and contaminated water...

January 10, 2017 Restaurant Magazine

Millions of people worldwide get sick each year from improperly handled food and contaminated water. In fact, one of the most pressing concerns among international travelers is the risk of contracting a foodborne illness when dining abroad. 

January 10, 2017 Food Newsfeed

Millions of people worldwide get sick each year from improperly handled food and contaminated water. In fact, one of the most pressing concerns among international travelers is the risk of contracting a foodborne illness when dining abroad. 

January 10, 2017 The Daily Meal

Restaurants featured on Cocina Verify have voluntarily chosen to have their water tested, all their employees trained in food safety, and their restaurants inspected, guided by U.S. FDA and California food safety code standards, working in concert with local regulations. 

A third-party food safety program for restaurants that want to show travelers that they adhere to U.S. food code standards is taking root in Central and South America, and is looking to expand into Southeast Asia in the near future.

January 2, 2017 H13N

Las cocinas son, comúnmente, recintos cerrados; por eso como comensal es difícil saber cómo se prepara cada alimento...

October 3, 2016 Hospitalidad Negocios

A través del Programa de Certificación de Excelencia en Inocuidad Alimentaria, restaurantes y hoteles forman parte de una red...