Md. Code Regs. - Food Protection During Outdoor Preparation and Service

Current through Register Vol. 49, No. 8, April 8, 2022

The person-in-charge shall ensure that:

A. During the use of outdoor cooking equipment, such as a barbeque grill, at a food service facility:
(1) Equipment:
(a) Is used only at the food service facility for immediate service to patrons;
(b) Is located:
(i) On an impermeable surface;
(ii) In close proximity to the food preparation area of the food service facility; and
(iii) Away from parking areas, dumpsters, and patron entrances; and
(c) Meets the requirements set forth in Regulation .15 of this chapter;
(2) Food is:
(a) Prepared for outdoor cooking inside the food service facility; and
(b) Protected from contamination during cooking and service; and
B. When preparing beverages outdoors:
(1) Overhead protection is provided;
(2) Protection from contamination during storage is provided for ingredients, including:
(a) Ice;
(b) Drink mixes; and
(c) Condiments;
(3) Containers are protected from contamination during storage; and
(4) Other than when only beer, wine, or soda is offered, a hand washing sink is provided in accordance with Regulation .18K and L of this chapter.


Md. Code Regs.
Regulations .07 adopted effective December 17, 2007 (34:25 Md. R. 2211)
Regulations .07A_C amended effective December 19, 1983 (10:25 Md. R. 2268)
Regulations .07E amended effective September 21, 1979 (6:19 Md. R. 1518)
Regulation .07B amended effective March 19, 2010 (37:4 Md. R. 341)

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