The role of a Food Service Expert Witness is extremely valuable since the food service industry is made up of several departments and different types of employees. These experts are ready to provide helpful information for other cases involving areas such as the hospitality industry, restaurants, bars, food safety management sectors, nutrition, and diet aspects, food science, agribusiness, restaurant, and franchise management, quality control, branding, financial reporting, economics, franchise development, and plenty others. A Food Service Expert Witness is a knowledgeable and experienced person. Such an expert is typically sought for cases such as food poisoning or other health issues.
Potential lawsuits could be started when a food service business does not adhere strictly to the rules and different regulations required by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). You will find such food service expert witnesses specialized in other areas of the industry, such as:
- Hospitality and hotel management experts- these experts have plenty of experience in the field of Hospitality and Hotel management, as well as experience in restaurant and franchise management. The experts can help with issues such as damage assessment, profit as loss appraisal, distribution, standard operating procedures, license agreements, and other aspects.
- Food service experts- highly skilled professionals with experience in the food service sector. They typically hold powerful business operational knowledge and have substantial know-how in varied business protocols and the food service industry. Many of these experts are also certified food safety instructors, and they may specialize in different culinary specialties.
- Food safety experts are knowledgeable in all aspects of food safety management. Their areas of expertise may include inspections, audits, regulatory issues, food safety training, food service management, food poisoning problems, food safety compliance issues, and so on. The role of a food safety expert focuses on food service, manufacturing and regulatory aspects. Food safety expert witnesses have plenty of experience in nutrition, business strategy, consumer surveys, and others.
Other food service experts include food and beverage experts, food service and hospitality experts, pest control experts, convenience retail experts, restaurant management experts, or food service experts in public schools.