Index - Domestic - The decree has been issued, but there is no need for a professional qualification for flame baking

Under pressure from professional organizations, the Ministry of Innovation and Technology has backed down and modified the original, which has provoked serious criticism. Regulation. This dictated that from September onwards, it would no longer be enough for others to work in a kitchen under the supervision of a qualified chef, but everyone would need the paper to get the job done. And that was true for everyone, who makes food, drink or confectionery. Until yesterday, that is, until October 12.

ITM has changed the regulation with exemplary speed, which is in force today and has already been published In the Hungarian Gazette.

According to this, and according to the table attached to the decree, it is also possible to prepare cakes, ice cream, as well as hot and cold food and drinks as a “non-independent activity” without a professional qualification. The amendment also stipulates that any new professional qualification requirements for other areas will only have to be met by 31 December 2023.

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