Mobile Kitchen Unit
10/19/2021 8:25:58 AM
Last Major Release
The Mobile Kitchen Unit deploys as an operational feeding unit on wheels, designed for meal preparation and direct food service, with accompanying personnel who can pack up and move the kitchen to another location, as necessary.
Mass Care Services
Primary Core Capability
Mass Care Services
Secondary Core Capability
The Mobile Kitchen Unit: 1. Provides mobile food production and distribution directly to survivors and responders. 2. Provides services based on a predetermined standard meal.
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this unit, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation and meals, prior to deployment. 2. Requestor orders the kitchen unit type (1, 2, 3 or 4) based on the number of meals necessary per day. 3. Requestor and provider discuss orders for consumable items such as food, water, ice, picnic packs, insulated food containers and food safety supplies. 4. Requestor coordinates access to fuel (gasoline, diesel, propane) and supporting services (freshwater replenishment, wastewater removal). 5. Requestor ensures compliance with food safety, sanitation, solid waste and other public health requirements and standards. 6. Unit vehicle comes equipped with all appropriate cooking support equipment, cookware and service ware.
|Supporting Core Capabilities|
|Minimum Personnel Per Unit||Personnel are trained in safe food handling practices.|
|DAILY MEAL OUTPUT PER UNIT||1. "Daily meal output" involves two serving sessions per unit 2. Food service capabilities are based on the number of meals served, using the following serving sizes: eight-ounce six, 6-ounce vegetable and six-ounce fruit, or equivalent. Operational requirements guide actual serving sizes provided during an incident or event|
|FOOD SERVICE SUPPLIES PER UNIT||None|
|FOOD SAFETY SUPPLIES PER UNIT||Supplies include food-grade, single-use gloves (12 pairs per worker per day), disposable hairnet (one to two per worker per day), beard covers and disposable apron (12 per worker per day).|
|HANDWASHING SUPPLIES PER UNIT||Approved handwashing supplies should adhere to the Authority Having Jurisdiction's (AHJ) handwashing regulations and guidelines.|
|FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017|
|FEMA, National Response Framework, October 2019|