Chirag Bhatt has been involved in the food safety industry for 4 decades.
After working with local regulatory agency (city of Houston) for over 26 years, Chirag worked with a custom software company as a VP, Food Safety and Client Consulting for a few years prior to joining a large restaurant company (Bloomin Brands) as their Global Regulatory Compliance Manager. He also worked with a major distribution company (Sysco Corp) as Regulatory and Technical Services Director. He recently worked with a retail company (Buc-ee’s) as a Director of Food Safety and QA for 2 years and currently owns his own food safety consulting company.
Chirag holds a BS in Biology and Chemistry. He has been actively participating in the Conference for Food Protection since 1998 and has served in many roles. He is a RS with the state of Texas and also holds – Certified Comprehensive Food Safety (CCFS) credential from NEHA. He has served as Chair for the Natl Rest Assn’s QA executive study group for three years. Currently, Chirag serves as an Education Advisory Board member with Food Safety Summit and is an advisory council member with Sani Professional.
He lives in the great state of Texas.