New service offers solutions to meet rigorous cleaning and safety standards to compete in the COVID age

Gaithersburg, MD – Oct. 9, 2020 – entegra Procurement Services launched Sanitation and Safety and Services today, a program that combines a sanitation audit and certification, standard operating procedures for cleaning, product recommendations, safety training along with consultation to help businesses meet or exceed local guidelines for health and safety. entegra’s Sanitation and Safety Services works with businesses to restore customer confidence in an operations cleanliness and helps keep employees safe.

“We recognize the challenges faced by businesses and their local operations during this time,” said Damien Calderini, entegra’s President and CEO. “Our top priority is to help organizations achieve and maintain a high standard of cleanliness and safety to protect staff, customers, residents and guests.”

Elements of the entegra Sanitation and Safety program include:

  • Bureau Veritas Site Audit and Safeguard Certification is provided by a third party and signifies, with a label in the window or lobby, that the establishment has met all requirements needed to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment;
  • Standard Operating Procedures are tailored to clients’ needs and draws on Sodexo’s expertise of managing more than 80,000 food operations around the globe. Backed by Sodexo’s Medical Advisory Council, the SOPs provides technical expertise and validation on evolving health protocols;
  • Staff Training with Six Foot Kitchen training, including PPE, personal hygiene, food production, accepting deliveries and cleaning contact surfaces;
  • Disinfecting Supplies and Equipment equips the team with the disinfectants necessary to maintain cleanliness and sanitize environments; and
  • Solutions for contactless or reduced contact operations are identified by entegra’s procurement experts from social distancing signage and POS barriers to technology that will minimize contact with others.

About entegra Procurement Services

entegra Procurement Services is a division of Sodexo that provides purchasing and performance improvement solutions for clients in industries including restaurants, lodging, leisure, and senior living. entegra North America is part of a global supply chain with $18.2 billion in purchasing power for food, services and supplies. entegra serves more than 93,000 purchasing sites across the United States and Canada. Visit for more information.

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