ask theory, food safety, alexis kristin bautista

Hosted by EIC Mikael Angelo Francisco, Ask Theory shines the spotlight on Pinoy scientific brilliance, in a fun and entertaining “kwentuhan” format. Each episode of Ask Theory  features a Pinoy scientist from one of the various scientific disciplines. In a very casual conversation, guests explain what they do in simple terms, as well as share their fascinating stories: how they got into science, the challenges they face, what motivates them to pursue their fields, what future scientists from the Philippines can look forward to, and so much more.

Episode 78: Pagkain Sa Events Sa Panahon Ng COVID-19: Safe Nga Ba?

Alexis Kristin Bautista is a food hygienist who serves as the Hygiene and Sustainability Team Lead of SMX Convention Center under SM Hotels and Conventions Corp. She handles food safety, hygiene, and sanitation in convention centers and hotel properties across the Philippines, with nearly a decade of extensive experience in the industry.

We talked about the more complicated aspects of food safety in mass catering, interesting stories about her experiences on the job, what Filipinos should know about food safety, the impact of COVID-19 on her team’s operations, “new normal” hygiene protocols for food safety, and more.

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