Proper handwashing has always been a priority for Foodservice Professionals to ensure good Food Safety practices. With the rise of Covid-19, the need for guidance on How to properly wash hands increased. Even Gordon Ramsey released an Instagram video with his advice, so we created an in-depth guide with 6 critical steps on how to professionally and properly wash your hands as a Chef! View the how-to video on UFS Academy for more! 
Step 1

Step 1

Remove jewelry and watches before wetting hands and lower arms under running lukewarm water. 

Step 2

Step 2

Add soap and create a lather. 

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Step 3

Step 3

Scrub hands and arms vigorously, slowly starting to count to 20. 

Step 4

Step 4

Clean around thumbs, between fingers and under fingernails. 

Step 5

Step 5

After 20 seconds, rinse hands and arms under running water. 

Step 6

Step 6

Dry hands and arms using a single-use paper towel. Never use your apron or clothes! 

Remember: Use a paper towel to turn off the tap so as not to contaminate your hands again.