Is all outside area signage visible and clean?
Is A board menu visible and content appropriate?
Are food menus and current POS on display in outside area?
Are all ash-bins clean and empty
Are all tiles & windows clean
Is the ballroom door locked (if not in use)
Are any unused areas secure?
Outside Drinking Area
Is the outside furniture in good repair and clean?
Is the outside decking/flooring in good repair and clean?
Are the parasols/awnings clean and in good working order?
Are the heat lamps clean and in good working order?
Are the frontage doors, smear free and in working order(check for graffiti/door hinges are oiled and don't squeak)
Are the windows smear free, paint work in good order
Is the paintwork clean and in good repair?
Are all exterior lights clean and working?
In appropriate weather conditions, are the tables setup with candles?
Are ashtrays present on tables and clean?
Are rope stations & banners clean and in good repair and correctly placed?
Are menu holders/stands clean and in good repair?
Are railings, fences & walls clean and in good repair?
Is the smoking area clean (no butts)
Are there ash bins?
Are the ash bins clean no butts?
Is the matting\tiles clean and in good repair?
Is the lobby lighting clean and in working order?
** IS ALL LICENSING INFORMATION AVAILABLE NEATLY DISPLAYED IN THE LOBBY IN MATCHING FRAMES?
Is the heater clean and dust free?
Is the heater working?
Are the walls and paint in good order?
Is all relevant P.O.S on display
Is the guest information and signage up, good repair and well located in lobby and entrance area?
No ad hoc / unauthorised signage up in the window or door?
** IS THERE A CHECK 21 SIGN DISPLAYED AT THE FRONT ENTRANCE?
Is there the correct number of chairs per table/drink stands?
Are the floors clean Inc, all corner detail and skirting?
Are all tables clean and in good repair?
Are all chairs clean and in good repair?
Are all sofas clean and in good repair?
Are all tables free of chewing gum?
Are drink shelves free of chewing gum?
Is all lighting, clean and at correct levels for the time of day or night and working?
Is the bar odour free?
Are all ventilation vents clean, dust free? Check the temperature is appropriate?
Are all mirrors and display glass clean and smear free?
Are all mirrors in good repair?
Is the paintwork/woodwork clean and polished?
Is the paintwork/woodwork in good repair including all drink shelves and base bin covers?
Is all P.O.S clearly visible and on display?
** IS THERE AN UP TO DATE, CLEAN PRICE LIST ON THE BAR DISPLAYING BOTH 125ML WINE AND HALF PINT MEASURES AND PRICES?
Are all posters up to date with current promotions
Are the floors clean Inc, all corner detail and skirting?
Are all menus clean and unsoiled?
Are all floors clean and in good repair with sufficient grip?
Is the rail in front of the bar clean and secured?
** IS THE ORIGINAL PREMISES LICENCE SUMMARY ON DISPLAY & UP TO DATE?
** IS THERE A WEIGHTS & MEASURES SIGN IN VIEW OF THE BAR
Are condoms present on back bar spirits if fitted with a speed pourer?
Is the bar top clean , dry and clutter free?
Is all glass racking clean and sticky free?
Is all bar flooring clean and sticky free? (underneath glass racking)
Are rubber bounce mats clean and in good condition?
Is all stainless steel racking clean including under stations?
Are all plastic glass trays clean?
Are all tills and PDQ machines clean and sticky free?
Are all tills and PDQ machines in working order?
Are the speed rails clean?
Are the speed rails fully stocked/clinged/covered during off peak?
Are stations correctly set up with fruit sundries and equipment?
Are purees available and colour coded correctly?
Are all juices available and in correct colour store n' pour
Are all garnishes available, fresh and fully stocked?
Are all beer fonts clean/bagged/working order?
Are the bar caddies clean and polished? Fully stocked with correct items?
Are all juice guns clean? Including hoses? And working?
Are all sinks clean and taps working ?
Is the back bar display fully stocked
Is the back bar clutter free/clean?
Is the back bar lighting in working order and correctly aligned?
Are the back bar displays in line with current promotions?
Are all coolers/freezers fully stocked?
Do all fridges seal correctly with seals intact?
Are all fridge windows, frames, seals and insides clean?
Are all fridges fully lit?
Are all freezers defrosted?
Are all fridge/freezer working (correct temperature)?
Are all fridge/freezer handles securely fixed?
Is the cigarette display clean?
Is all glassware in good repair and clean?
Are all Polycarp vessels in good condition?
If 100% polycarb used then is the dishwasher using the correct detergent?
Is glass washer clean, odour free and working (check doors , jets, seals, filters and detergents)?
Is the glass washer area clean and stain free?
Are all walls in the glass washer area clean and stain free?
Are all air vents in glass washer area clear from dust?
Is there an ash bin for cigarettes?
Is there a glass bin for broken glass?
Is there a hazard sign available and clean?
Are grey and blue bottle bins clean?
Is the cleaners cupboard securely locked?
Is the cleaners cupboard adequately stocked?
Is the cleaners cupboard orderly and tidy with no leaking /old products?
Are all products in the original container i.e. not decanted?
Is the relevant PPE available according to the cupboards contents?
Are there signs on the toilet doors? (male/female/disabled)
Are the toilet floors dry and clutter free?
Are the toilet sink areas clean, tidy and clutter free/ taps clean?
Are the toilet cubicles clean and graffiti free?
Are the toilet cubicle locks in working order?
Are there coat hooks on the back of the toilet doors
Do the toilets smell fresh?
Is there a toilet check sheet in use and on display near toilet entrance?
Are toilets in good repair?
Are the vents clean and in good repair?
Are the ceilings and walls in good repair?
Are the dryers in working order?
Are the mirrors clean and smear free?
Is there hot running water available at all hand wash basins to an acceptable temp i.e. not scalding?
Are taps flowing adequately and not sticking on?
Are the toilet lights working, clean and appropriate?
Is the level of music in the toilets appropriate to the time of day?
Are the urinals and toilet bowls clean and free from scale?
Do all toilets have seats and are fixed correctly?
Do all toilets flush/Urinals?
Are all posters on display to company specifications?
Are all toilet roll holders clean/stocked and in working order?
Are soap dispensers clean/stocked and in good repair?
Are disabled toilets clean/ready to use/alarm working?
Are all the fittings at an appropriate and accessible height?
Is the length of the alarm cord reachable from the floor and installed in a suitable position?
Is the baby change unit clean/good repair/signed?
Are all staff wearing suitable clothing
Do they have correct equipment? Bar blade, waiters friend
Is the duty manager dressed appropriately?
** ARE ALL FOH FIRE EXITS UNLOCKED AND UNCHAINED DURING OPENING HOURS?
** ARE ALL FOH FIRE EXITS CLEAR FROM OBSTRUCTION & IN FULL WORKING ORDER?
Are all lighting levels adequate throughout the premises?
** ARE ALL EMERGENCY LIGHTS IN WORKING ORDER AND IS THERE A TEST KEY AVAILABLE ?
Are all speakers positioned away from the bar?
Are all fittings adequately secured using secondary chains/safety wire
** ARE ALL SMOKE/HEAT DETECTORS UNOBSTRUCTED & IN WORKING ORDER(VISUAL CHECK INTERMITTENT RED FLASHING LIGHT)
Is the illuminated fire exit signage in working order?
Are all steps and stair cases/ changes in height clearly marked and in good repair including step nosing?
Are all high chairs in operation in good repair and visible?
Are first aid kits available, fully stocked as per brand standards and ready to use?
Cellar and Stock Rooms
Is there a line cleaning rota and is it being followed?
Are all line cleaning and other cellar chemicals correctly stored?
Is there evidence of a stock par system in place?
Are the walls, floor, doors and drains clear, clean and free from odour
Are the lights working?
Are the hand wash facilities and is the hand wash area clean?(check underneath)
Is there a hose available for cleaning?
Is the cellar temperature correct 11-15c
Is the cellar tidy and orderly? Are all barrels , cases, crates stacked correctly ?
Is stock rotation evident/and all products in date (FIFO)
Are all CO2 cylinders stored correctly? (chained or Lying down)
Is the cellar drop clear from obstruction and clearly identified?
Are all stock rooms secure clean and orderly?
Is the spirit store secure, clean, orderly with no uncovered bottles?
Is the ice machine clean and working? (check inside hopper and top)
Is there an ice machine cleaning schedule available and in use ?
Is the ice scoop clean and store hygienically?
Are procedures of what to do in the event of a gas leak displayed on the cellar door ?
Is there an eye wash station available?
Are all cellar entrances secured and locked?
** IS ALL RELEVANT PPE AVAILABLE IN THE CELLAR (PROTECTIVE BOOTS/WORKMEN'S GLOVES/GOGGLES, RUBBER GAUNTLETS, SPLASH PROOF APRON)
Are all door base(s)/drop base(s) adequately sealed to prevent pest entry?
Are all low beams /ceilings clearly marked and padded where necessary?
Are all beer cases stacked safely and not above head height?
First Aid Kit stocked and ready to use?
Are all floors clean and in good repair with sufficient grip?
Are all BOH fire exits unlocked and unchained during opening hours?
Are all BOH fire exits clear from obstruction and in working order?
Are all external refuse bin lids kept closed at all times?
Are lighting levels adequate throughout BOH
Are all emergency lights in working order throughout BOH
Are all cleaning chemicals available stored in the correct containers (i.e. not decanted)
Are all smoke and heat detectors unobstructed and in working order(visual check)
Is the illuminated fire exit signage in working order BOH
Are all high risk areas (e.g. boiler rooms and electrical cupboards) clean, tidy
Are all steps and stairs cases/changes in height clearly marked and in good repair including step nosing
Are all areas clean/tidy and free from trip hazards and unsafe conditions?
Are line counts carried out and recorded?
Is daily administration complete and up to date?
Is there a completed labour forecast? At least one full week forecast?
Is there a 7 day clip board on display and in use?
Are liquor invoices filed correctly?
Is there an adapted shift planner management sheet in use. Filed and up to date?
Are full company audits being carried out , at least one per week?
Is there a system in place for comp drinks?
Is there a system in place for waste drinks
Is there a system in place for staff drinks?
Is the accident book available for inspection with completed sheets stored securely and separately from the book?
Check the specific SSL policy is available, up to date and in active use?
Is there a lost property system in place?
Are items of lost property regularly being taken to the police station ?
Is ID confiscation system in place , if so , check paper work?
Is there a drugs box/weapons box in operation (check entry records)
Check grab box contents (crime scene tape, witness sheets, pens, tape measure, torch and gloves)
Have a managers signed and read the cash handling policy?
Are toilet/floor check sheets in use and available for inspection? (check the last 4 weeks)
** CCTV IN GOOD WORKING ORDER, RECORDING 31 DAYS OF FOOTAGE AND IS THE DATE AND TIME CORRECT?
Is there a clear view of the entrance to the office/back of house areas on the CCTV system?
Is the manager on duty aware of how to use the CCTV system? (including copying to disk)
Is the managers office clean, tidy and look orderly?
Are all the vents, extractors clean and dust free?
Are the lights clean and working?
** IS THE MANAGER ON DUTY AWARE OF THE 4/5 LICENSING OBJECTIVES?
Have all managers and staff got written permission to sell alcohol by the DPS?
Is the current DPS named on the licence?
** ARE ALL CONDITIONS ON THE PREMISES LICENCE BEING MET?(INCLUDING CCTV)
Latest pub watch/licence office notes recorded and available?
Any outstanding EHO visits issues been resolved if any?
Is there an up to date price list on the bar displaying both 125ml wine and half pint measures and prices?
** IS THE H&S DUE DILIGENCE (WHITE FILE) COMPLETE AND UP TO DATE (6 MONTH FIRE DRILL COMPLETE)
** IS THERE A CURRENT H&S AND FOOD SAFETY POLICY AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION?
Are chemical safety data sheets filed and available for inspection?
** ARE ALL RISK ASSESSMENTS UP TO DATE, HAVE ALL ASSESSMENTS BEEN REVIEWED FOLLOWING ANY ACCIDENTS/ANNUALLY?
** IS THERE AN UP TO DATE FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT AVAILABLE AND STORED IN THE SAFE?
Are managers aware of what to do in the event of a bomb threat?
Is there a fire alarm test key available for inspection?
Is the office door kept locked at all times?
Is the office door fitted with a standard Yale and mortice lock?
Are safe keys stored in a locked safe box bolted to a secure surface?
Is the cash handling policy signed and up to date?
Are there copies of all security team members SAI licence available for inspection, and have they been verified by site on line ?
Staff Notice Board
Stories about bar and company hospitality?
Are the current incentives on display in staff room/notice board?
Is there a list of first aiders on the staff notice board?
Is there a new HSWA poster complete and up to date/
Is there an employers liability certificate on display on the staff notice board?
Are the age verification and intoxication posters on display?
Check 3 staff files : contract
Check 3 staff files 1to 1 form
Check 3 staff files , Health and Safety Training record?
Check 3 staff files Health screening questionnaire?
Check 3 staff files, is there a completed glass policy
Check 3 staff files, Staff authorisation from current DPS- signed?
Are the GM, Dep, Ass, KM, TAM first aid trained?
Are team members aware of the types of ID we accept?
Is a member of staff aware of how to spot the signs of intoxication?
Are team members aware of official test purchase operations and what the penalties are for failure of a test purchase for them and the company?