Tag Archive: commercial kitchen

May 23

Sanitise, clean, descale, your kitchen

This blog post will cover best practice for sanitising kitchen equipment. Sanitising kitchen equipment Apply kitchen sanitiser onto a cloth according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Clean the equipment surface. You should rinse the surface thoroughly with water after having applied the sanitiser to remove any traces of chemical residue. Dry the surface with a disposable …

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May 02

Dusting hard surfaces and removing cobwebs

This blog post will cover best practice for dusting hard surfaces. Dusting hard surfaces Ensure that you have an appropriate duster or soft damp cloth. Check that any furniture polish you may use while you are dusting is appropriate for the furniture in question, refer to the manufacturer’s instructions. Dust systematically with a specific path …

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Jan 24

Cleaning coffee machines

This post is a guide on best practice when cleaning a coffee machine. Spray a clean disposable cloth with an appropriate kitchen sanitiser and thoroughly wipe the exterior of the coffee machine, taking care to clean all recesses and corners. Remove the froth stick if possible and thoroughly clean it with an appropriate kitchen sanitiser …

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Dec 06

Cleaning ice machines

This will cover best practice in cleaning ice machines. Check the manufacturer’s cleaning instructions before you start and always follow follow these in preference to the tips set out below. Turn off the power supply and unplug the ice machine. Remove any remaining ice. Take off any removable parts. Using a clean disposable cloth and …

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Nov 08

Cleaning kitchen walls in a professional environment

This blog post is going to cover the best practice for cleaning kitchen walls in a professional environment. Be aware of any electrical sockets and cover if necessary and remove items to ensure that you have the maximum access to all walls, including those concealed within storage areas. Using a clean disposable cloth wash these …

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Oct 25

Cleaning ovens

We’re going to cover best practice for cleaning ovens in this blog post. Fill a large sink with hot water and detergent diluted according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Ensuring that the oven is switched off and fully cooled, remove the racks and drip guards from the grills and soak them for up to 20 minutes …

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Oct 18

Cleaning the steam table

This post is going to cover best practice for cleaning the steam table. Cleaning the steam table Make sure the steam table is free from all food. Turn off the steam table machine and unplug. Once the machine is switched off, drain the water from the steam wells prior to cleaning. Remove any removable parts …

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Oct 11

Cleaning sinks in a professional environment

This post is going to deal with best practice for cleaning sinks. Select an appropriate non-abrasive kitchen cleaning product and apply to a clean disposable cloth or non-scratching sponge. Allow the cleaner 3-4 minutes to work. Use the cloth or sponge to clean the sink or basin, taking care to clean around the taps, overflow …

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Oct 04

Cleaning the freezer and walk-in refrigerator

We are today going to be covering best practice for cleaning the freezer and walk-in refrigerator. Cleaning the refrigerator and freezer (daily clean) Turn off and unplug the refrigerator. Remove all food and cover. Take out all of the removable parts, such as shelves, drip pans, wire racking, etc. Wash the removed items in warm …

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Sep 06

Cleaning the kitchen floor in a professional environment

This blog post will cover cleaning the kitchen floor in a professional environment. Place a wet floor sign in a prominent place. Sweep and remove all pieces of food and other residue with a broom. Select an appropriate floor degreasing product, taking care to select the product that is suitable for the type of floor …

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