US 9,811,788 B2
Food safety management system
Douglas Brown Dillard, Athens, GA (US); Robert Bradford Gray, Athens, GA (US); David Alan Spencer, Culpeper, VA (US); and John Ashwell Raymond, Athens, GA (US)
Assigned to CM SYSTEMS, LLC, Lawrenceville, GA (US)
Filed by Douglas Brown Dillard, Athens, GA (US); Robert Bradford Gray, Athens, GA (US); David Alan Spencer, Culpeper, VA (US); and John Ashwell Raymond, Athens, GA (US)
Filed on Jul. 1, 2009, as Appl. No. 12/496,004.
Prior Publication US 2011/0004502 A1, Jan. 6, 2011
Int. Cl. G06Q 10/06 (2012.01); G06Q 30/02 (2012.01); G06Q 50/12 (2012.01)
CPC G06Q 10/06 (2013.01) [G06Q 30/0205 (2013.01); G06Q 50/12 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
4. A system, comprising:
at least one computing device comprising a processor and a memory;
a handheld computing device at each one of a plurality of food service establishments; and
a web portal application executable in the at least one computing device, wherein when executed the web portal application causes the at least one computing device to at least:
generate a checklist for each one of the food service establishments, each checklist including a plurality of tasks to be performed at the respective one of the food service establishments;
customize a subset of the checklists for a respective subset of the food service establishments, the subset of the checklists having at least one task in common being customized;
send each checklist to the handheld computing device at the respective one of the food service establishments;
obtain a plurality of responses to each checklist from the handheld computing device at each respective one of the food service establishments, the responses including data entered on a touchscreen of the handheld computing device, temperature data measured by at least one stationary sensor, and food temperature data measured by at least one handheld temperature sensor, wherein the at least one stationary sensor comprises:
a base unit configured to communicate wirelessly with the handheld computing device; and
a plurality of sensors placed inside a food storage apparatus having a cabinet and a door;
wherein the sensors are connected to the base unit by at least one cable disposed under a surface of a gasket of the door, the cable being substantially flat so as to permit the surface of the gasket to seal against the cable and a surface of the cabinet without an air gap; and
generate at least one network page summarizing the responses to the checklist for at least one of the food service establishments.