Nathdwara, the holy city in West Rajasthan that houses the famous Shreenathji Temple, also accommodates the ISO 22000:2005 certified 5S and GMP standardised centralised kitchen of The Akshaya Patra Foundation. The kitchen was established on 14 November 2011 and was inaugurated by C.P. Joshi, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways.
Lalit K. Tulsiyan and Radha Devi Joshi Family Foundation supported Akshaya Patra to set up the hi-tech kitchen incurring a construction cost of Rs. 5.5 crores. The fully operational two-storeyed kitchen stands in a radius of 23,546 sq. ft. and is divided into two sections - dry section and wet section.
Rice per Day
Sambar per day
CIP (Cleaning in Place) is a very efficient method of cleaning which refers to the use of chemicals, heat and water to clean the cauldrons, trolleys, tanks, chutes and the innumerable vessels in the kitchen.
Mock Drill and Mock Recall are conducted on a regular basis.
To ensure that only fresh ingredients are being used for cooking meals, FIFO (First in first out), and FEFO (First expiry first out) methods are employed.