b'Temperature ControlHow to keep hot foods hotEven after food has been cooked, harmful bacteria can re-grow on the food. For this reason, you must keep cooked, potentially hazardous foods at 135 F or hotter until you serve them. This called Hot Holding.Tips for Hot HoldingTurn on tools like steam tables or soup warmers and make sure theyre at the proper temperature before you put food in them.Cover food thats being kept hot.Stir the hot food to distribute heat.Dont mix cold foods in with the hot foods; this will lower the overall temperature.Use a thermometer to check the foods temperature52'