Standard operating procedures are often called SOPs. They are procedures that describe the steps your employees need to take to complete a task. They also help to make sure you are complying with the food code and Michigan food law. The purpose of SOPs is to keep food safe throughout the preparation process. You should use the SOPs to train the staff members responsible for the tasks.
You must have SOPs for…
Cleaning and Sanitizing Food Contact Surfaces
Personal Hygiene, Including Cuts and Sores
Preventing Bare Hand Contact With Ready-to-Eat Food (Gloves, Utensils, Etc.)