What is the minimum temperature for TCS foods that are being hot-held for service?
Explanation: Hot-held foods should remain at 135°F or higher. This is the upper limit of the Temperature Danger Zone. If the food falls below 135°F and into the Temperature Danger Zone for 4 hours, it must be served or thrown out.When receiving a shipment of hot TCS food, it must be received at a minimum temperature of 135°F. And if the food is lower than this temperature, the delivery should be rejected.