Tag Archive: kitchen equipment

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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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 01

Cleaning cooker hoods

This blog post is about best practice for cleaning cooker hoods. Cooker extractor hoods and filters can be very difficult to clean if they have not been regularly cleaned. The number one rule is not to let the grease build up to any great extent in the first place. You should implement a regular cleaning …

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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 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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Aug 02

Cleaning hobs, griddles and stoves

This blog post will cover best practice for cleaning hobs, griddles and stoves. Cleaning a gas hob, griddle or stove. make sure the hob, griddle or stove is turned off and is cold. Remove the burner covers, knobs and drip trays (as possible) and place them in a sink of hot water with detergent diluted …

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Jul 26

Cleaning fryers in the professional kitchen

This blog post is going to cover best practice for cleaning fryers. Make sure the fryer is turned off and unplugged and completely cool. Check that you have a container that is large enough to contain all of the oil. Put the container underneath the drain spout and open the drain spout in order to …

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Jul 19

Cleaning and sanitising cutting boards in the professional kitchen

In this blog post we are going to cover best practice for cleaning and sanitising cutting boards. Remove any obvious pieces of food or other residue. Scrub with hot water and detergent diluted according to the manufacturer’s instructions until all grease and any other residues have been removed. Rinse with clean water to remove the …

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