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Comprehensive Guide to Sneeze Guards

Comprehensive Guide to Sneeze Guards


It’s easy to overlook (or look right through) a sneeze guard, but it has been an ally of the foodservice operator for over six decades. Whenever customers have occasion to come in contact with food, these clear shields made from tempered glass or acrylic plexiglass protect from respiratory droplets and unsavory physical contaminants.

But, there’s much more to sneeze guards than meets the eye. Hatco wants you to be informed about the design, function and science behind sneeze guards so that your operation can clearly demonstrate that your food is free from contamination and up to code.

To achieve this we’ll discuss Hatco’s four primary categories of Flav-R-Shield® Sneeze Guards: self-service, full-service (or pass-over), barrier and portable. Just like a smorgasbord buffet, there’s plenty to consider. Once you have an understanding of protection, visibility, functionality and style, it’s time to build your sneeze guards. From dimensions to styles, finishes, mount options and more the Hatco Flav-R-Shield® Sneeze Guard configurator makes it easier than ever to customize a sneeze guard to your exact specifications.

Hatco Flav-R-Shield® Sneeze Guards guarantee that you will meet sanitation and food safety requirements for your school cafeteria kitchen, dining hall or elsewhere. Hatco’s sneeze guards are proudly made in the USA and maintain the shortest lead time in the industry — the quality is clear.

This thorough guide will walk you through everything you need to know about upgrading existing equipment or adding sneeze guards to new equipment. So, join us on a deep dive into the wonderful world of sneeze guards, as we explore this versatile, customizable and necessary asset to your foodservice operation.

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