Sofitel Manila is HACCP Certified

Sofitel Luxury Hotel in Manila receives HACCP certification!

Online PR News – 18-May-2012 – Pasay City, Philippines – Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, the only French luxury hotel in Manila, has been officially granted HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) certification, which strengthens and solidifies the hotel’s ongoing Food Safety Management System. The HACCP is a process control system designed to identify and prevent microbial and other hazards in food production. The system takes steps to prevent problems before they occur and to correct deviations as soon as they are detected. The HACCP is widely recognized by scientific authorities and international organizations as the most effective approach for food production safety.

“Sofitel has always been known for its strength in food and beverage. With the HACCP certification, I am proud to say that our guests can now count on a higher level of food safety as another core benefit of dining with us,” says general manager Goran Aleks. He continues, “At Sofitel, we are committed to producing safe and hygienic food and beverage to our guests, as well as to our employees. We do this by ensuring the highest standards and practices to control, reduce and eliminate potential food hazards, by rolling out continuous quality checks to ensure improvement of our food safety systems, by keeping communication on food safety ongoing at all times with relevant parties, and by complying with relevant statutory and regulatory requirements.”

Sofitel’s HACCP-based food safety system covers activities from the point of receiving goods, storage, preparation, cooking, rapid cooling, transporting, reheating, holding and displaying, until the point of service to guests. This systems covers food safety for hotel restaurants, bars, lounges, banquets, catering, in-room dining and room amenities.

The HACCP was developed by Pillsbury Co. for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the late 1960s to ensure food safety for space missions.

The HACCP certification granted to Sofitel Manila is the best assurance that guests will always receive a service that is truly magnifique!

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About Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila Hotel is a unique 5 star luxury hotel in Manila with a resort setting close to Mall of Asia, Manila Ocean Park, Intramuros, US Embassy, PICC, and major tourist spots in the Philippines. Sofitel 5-star accommodation includes 609 rooms and suites boasting of balconies and spectacular views of world famous Manila Bay sunsets.