Effect of Cook's Environmental Awareness and Eco-friendly Attitude on Food Safety Pursuit Behavior

조리사의 환경의식과 친환경태도가 식품안전추구행동에 미치는 영향

  • Lee, Jong-Ho (Dept. of Foodservice Management, Kyungsung University)
  • 이종호 (경성대학교 호텔관광외식경영학부)
  • Received : 2018.01.11
  • Accepted : 2018.03.14
  • Published : 2018.03.31


Rapid economic growth brought material affluence and convenience, but it also has caused a negative issue, such as environmental damage. Therefore, this research holds the purpose of grasping structural influencing relationship of environmental awareness of cook, which is taking an important role in food safety among workers in hotel restaurants with eco-friendly attitude and food safety pursuit behavior. To achieve the purpose, collected materials were tested for the fidelity, organic causation and control effect, using Structural Equation Modeling for frequency analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, credibility analysis and hypothesis testing with SPSS (V23.0) and AMOS (V21.0) programs. Environmental awareness of hotel cook has causation with eco-friendly attitude, and the attitude has meaningful causation with food safety pursuit behavior. That is, it proved that cooks are taking care of their job carefully from the pre-cooking stage while most of people ignore the storing stage. The result shows not only hotel's own training session, cook's level of consciousness on the food safety and they are working with high sense of responsibility. The limitation of this research is that it only conducted with cooks of deluxe hotels in Busan, and it could not include various variables about environmental awareness. Therefore, it is expected that the lacking contents to be dealt by a follow-up study.


Supported by : 경성대학교


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