Violation ExplanationOfficial Report Wording, Item #04
Equipment adequate to maintain safe food temperatures. (20 pts.)
PUBLIC HEALTH REASON
The ability of equipment to cool, heat, and hold potentially hazardous foods at required temperatures is critical to food safety. Improper holding and cooking temperatures continue to be major contributing factors to foodborne illness. Therefore, it is very important to have adequate cooking, hot and cold holding equipment with enough capacity to meet the heating and cooling demands of the establishment.
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