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PART A Research and identify legal requirements for compliance
You have been employed as the Food and Beverage Manager at the Roma Café’ for 2 years. The owner has now opened The Beach Café which has a capacity of 80 indoor seats. You will now also be in charge of this venue
The Beach Café also has space for seating 30 outside, a space which the owner has decided to utilise, apply license for and get authorised. There is a separate defined area where liquor is to be supplied and/or consumed which needs to be authorised by the state body.
The license has to be applied for with the maximum number of patron capacity of the café. The indoor premises is already fully licensed.
The predominant activity that will be carried out on the premises will be the preparation and serving of meals to be consumed on the licensed premises. The café will also be picking up meat (e.g. from an abattoir) to sell directly to customers.
The café’ will operate 7 days a week, cater for tourists and locals, serve light lunches and afternoon tea and will sell liquor for consumption on the premises.
The owner is also aware of the training needs for liquor licence applicants to ensure that applicants have an adequate knowledge of the liquor law. Applicants will be required to complete one of the following approved training courses to meet the new entrant training requirement:
The board has allocated you the task to research and document all the information required for legal compliance and prepare a report for them.
Enter a café location/post code [or location as instructed] near you, relevant to your state. Your operation is classified as a restaurant operation.
Enter all details relevant for this type of operation including common aspects, not listed above, which apply for the industry.
PT 1.1. After filling the information in the link provided above, you will get all the details regarding the licenses and the laws, that the business must comply with. You will then be required to identify the sources of information (Government websites) where you can apply for identified licenses, also where you can find information on the relevant laws applicable to operations of a café.
PT 1.2. Evaluate the different areas of business operation based on the information given in the case study and determine the scope of following compliance requirements:
PT 1.3. Access regulatory information relevant to food and beverage operation:
PT 1.4. For breaches of legislation related to the Liquor Act 1992 and Wine Industry Act 1994, document the following:
You must use the attached project report template to complete this activity:
|Project Report on Legal and Regulatory Complaince
An introduction about the project
Table of contents
Main body of the report covering following Topics in appropriate details
· identify the sources of information (Government websites) where you can apply for identified licenses, also where you can find information on the relevant laws applicable to operations of café.
· Evaluate the different areas of business operation based on the information given in the case study and determine the scope of following compliance requirements:
o Identify and document the requirements to comply with the Food Act and the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
o Identify and document the legislative requirements for Goods and Services Tax (GST) registration.
o Permits to establish an Outdoor Eating Facility.
o Requirements to comply with the National Employment Standards (NES) and associated with this the EEO (Equal employee Opportunity) aspects which must be considered when recruiting your staff.
· Access regulatory information relevant to food and beverage operation:
o Food safety standards outlined by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) apply to handling of food for sale, or the sale of food, in Australia.
o Food Regulation 2006
o Liquor licensing, which applies to businesses selling or supplying liquor
· For breaches of legislation related to the Liquor Act 1992 and Wine Industry Act 1994, document the following:
o Risk of non-compliance
o Penalties applicable, if non-compliant.
o Consequences of non-compliance
Summary and review
Part B: Role play
In this part of the assessment task, you will be required to engage in discussion with the trainer/assessor.
You will continue to take on the role of Food and Beverage Manager at Beach Café and your trainer/assessor will take on role of Compliance Consultant.
You will be required to consult to ensure that the café’ is compliant with all industry regulations and have the lowest possible legal exposure
Compliance issues that needs to be discussed are: