HRAWI conducts 27th conclave of FSSAI’s fostac programme in Mumbai


Mumbai, August 31: The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) in association with Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s (FSSAI) recently conducted its 27th conclave of Food Safety Supervisor Training in Advance Catering (FoSTaC) programme in Mumbai. The programme was held at Hotel Novotel, Juhu on 7th August and a total of 39 hospitality professionals were trained and certified on the day. The programme is part of FSSAI’s mandate that requires individual Food Business Operators (FBOs) to get their personnel trained in food safety and hygiene standards. The Association has successfully trained 1321 hospitality professionals in FSSAI’s FoSTaC programme. “The aim of the initiative is to make food safety and hygiene a priority across all FBOs. We have made tremendous progress over the last year and half by organising these programmes in various cities across the western region and plan to organise more such programmes on an on-going basis,” says Mr. Gurbaxish Singh Kohli, President, HRAWI.

About Hotel & Restaurant Association Western India (HRAWI)

The Hotel and Restaurant Association (Western India) is a 68 years old Association of Hotels and Restaurants in Western India. Its members include various restaurants and smaller Hotels up to 5- Star Deluxe categories. The bulk of its members like any growth economy are made up of restaurants and budget hotels. With membership base spread across Western India, HRAWI covers Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa and the Union Territories of Daman, Diu & Silvassa, and is considered to be the voice of the Hotel Industry. The association is part of the national body of Federation of the Hotels & Restaurants Associations of India (FHRAI), located in New Delhi, which was originally founded in Mumbai in 1950 by the late Mr J.R.D. Tata.