The kitchen shall be separated from the dining room by a partition. The walls, ceiling, floor, and partitions shall be so constructed as to be easily cleaned. The kitchen shall be used for no other purpose than the storage or preparation of food and the washing and storage of dishes and other food service equipment. No person other than kitchen personnel shall be permitted to enter the food preparation area. The kitchen shall be well ventilated. Illumination to afford a minimum of 20 footcandles of light at all working surfaces and at least ten footcandles on other surfaces and equipment during periods of food preparation and service shall be provided.
February 8, 2005