/Who is the person in charge?

As outlined in Section 2-101.11 of the 2010 Regulations Governing the Sanitation of Food Establishments (regulations), the permit holder is the person in charge (PIC) or the permit holder can designate another person to be the person in charge.

A successful food operation has a PIC who is knowledgeable and has authority to oversee and supervise the food handlers working in the permitted areas. The PIC is considered the party responsible for the food establishment’s operation at the time of a health inspection.

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