Whether you are responsible for multiple restaurant franchises, or a whole corporate chain PIMM™ Store Management System can provide you with the necessary temperature monitoring systems to allow you to focus on what is important, the restaurant’s operations.
As a manager or owner of a restaurant franchise or corporate chain you undoubtedly understand the importance of maintaining food storage conditions and freezer temperatures for food safety compliance and customer satisfaction. While managing compliance with food safety regulations for one restaurant can be a daunting task; managing compliance across several or hundreds of restaurants can be near impossible to do without a comprehensive and cohesive system in place.
Due to the processes food must go through from storage to preparation it can make it difficult to monitor the compliance from one stage to the next, which is why it is critical that food safety programs are implemented across multiple touchpoints. The benefits can be seen in improved food quality standards, reduced costs from spoilage, and avoiding food safety incidents that can result in negative publicity for the brand.
Commercial Refrigerators & Walk-in Freezers
The temperatures of the walk-in freezers and refrigerators can fluctuate quickly depending on how often they are opened and closed. These fluctuations are not likely to be recorded by manual methods and can miss rises in temperature that may last over a period of hours, where food temperature are within unsafe and potentially dangerous ranges.
For these reasons, we recommend continuously monitoring food storage temperatures. Automated alerting also notified managers, owners, and staff who can then react swiftly which prevents unsafe food storage trends from going unnoticed.
Warming Areas and Hot Carts
Once the food is cooked to the proper temperatures and placed into warming areas or hot carts, temperatures must still be maintained in order to ensure that it is safe for consumption. The drawback of these warming solutions is that they often do not have a way of recording the temperature of the warming area.
Using a thermal probe, the temperatures of warming areas can be monitored and recorded for consistency. Not only does this help prevent food safety incidents but it also provides a full compliance audit trail that can be used by both management and health inspectors to show that HACCP processes are being consistently followed.
PIMM™ Store Management’s temperature monitoring system can dramatically improve the food safety compliance for restaurants by providing automated monitoring and real-time alerts for food businesses of all sizes. Paired with other digital technology, such as work management systems, it will transform the ability of managers and owners to see what is happening in their businesses, respond to issues, and deliver a full audit trail for regulators.
Contact us, and our dedicated product support team work with you to develop a complete monitoring solution for your franchise or corporate restaurant chain, that is customized to your needs and scalable to any number of locations.