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H Distinction

Hotel recognized by Mexico City officials for superior hygiene standards
The "H" Distinction refers to hygiene, confidence and security in food handling. This program began in 1988 and started operations in 1990.

The "H" Distinction requirements are:

  • 80% of operational personnel and 100% of middle commands must be trained through the "Hygienic Handling of Food" course, given by instructors approved by the Secretary of Tourism
  • All food hygiene requirements defined by Mexican rule NMX-F-605-NORMEX-2000 must be fulfilled

Important requirements include:

  • Area of kitchen
  • Bar
  • Disease control
  • Food preparation
  • Food reception
  • Food storage
  • Handling of chemical substances
  • Personnel
  • Refrigeration and freezing chambers control
  • Sanitary services for employees
  • Service area
  • Sweeping handling
  • Water and ice

The "H" Distinction certification offers the following benefits:

  • Better commitment to the client
  • Better control over the actions of food suppliers
  • Better food control
  • Better position to compete nationally and internationally
  • Development of discipline in personnel
  • Image improvement
  • Increase in client and guest confidence
  • Reduction of diseases transmitted by foods

The Radisson Flamingos hotel in Mexico City obtained its certification on behalf of the Secretary of Tourism on March 11, 2003 with annual renewals thereafter.