11 April 2017
Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, Qatar’s iconic social landmark, announced today its recent award for exceptional food quality and safety in FSSC 22000.
FSSC 22000 is the Global Certification Scheme for Food Safety Management Systems recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on existing ISO standards. Sheraton Grand Doha was awarded accreditation by Bureau Veritas INTL Doha LLC and are honored to be the company’s first certified organization worldwide for FSSC 22000 Version 4 Catering scheme.
This is of special significance as Bureau Veritas is a world leading testing Inspection and certification company, with headquarters in Paris, and operates in more than 140 countries across the globe.
Speaking of their new global certification, Belal Al-Kadry, Hotel Manager at Sheraton Grand Doha, said: “Food safety and elevated customer service has always been a priority for the Sheraton Grand Doha. This award demonstrates the hotel’s robust Food Safety Management System which ensures the team deliver guaranteed customer satisfaction.”
Food safety is an issue that is continually on consumers’ minds. Over the years, many regional and customized food safety standards have evolved to enhance food safety and address the issues raised by manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and consumers.
FSSC 22000 is the most comprehensive food safety management systems as it fully incorporates ISO 22000:2005, ISO22002 Part 2 Pre-requisite Programs (PRPs) for catering, HACCP, and the application steps of CODEX. It enables food and beverage outlets to reduce food safety hazards, promote continuous improvement, foster legal compliance and increase transparency throughout the food supply chain.
Speaking about the accreditation Selim Kseib, Country Chief Executive of Bureau Veritas Doha stated “We are very pleased Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel are our first client globally to receive FSSC 22000 Version 4 Catering Scheme Certificate.”
Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel offers 10 food and beverage outlets. Its new accreditation strengthens its established reputation within the marketplace while enabling guests to enjoy complete piece of mind.