Far from being a difficult talk, planning how you will go about cleaning your restaurant kitchen will actually make your life easier. Why? By having a clear, detailed action plan not only will you be better organized, but you will also be able to ensure that you comply with all current regulations related to proper restaurant kitchen hygiene.
Obviously, you must adapt your cleaning plan to your specific situation, the layout of your premises and your type of operation. Is your kitchen in use day and night or only for a few hours a day? Which areas need cleaning? What products are necessary in order to clean your kitchen efficiently?
Here’s some expert advice to help you put together a solid plan for cleaning your restaurant!
To create an effective kitchen-cleaning plan, it would be a good idea to start by determining which components need cleaning. To be better organized, you could even group these items into different areas, as shown below:
To ensure efficiency when cleaning your kitchen, you’ll need to use products of excellent quality. Most importantly, the products you use must be safe for use on equipment and surfaces that come into contact with food.
Cleaning products fall into various categories. Among others, you’ll find cleaners and detergents designed to rid surfaces of dirt, residues and splatters. Dishwashing liquid is a good example of an efficient detergent. Gentle but effective, it won’t damage stainless steel surfaces the way more aggressive cleaning products can.
Degreasers rely on an alkaline formulation with a pH between 9 and 14. As a result, they can easily eliminate grease. You can use them on your dishwasher, among other equipment. Finally, you can use disinfectants to sanitize surfaces by destroying microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses and fungi (such as yeasts and molds).
Creating a table in an Excel worksheet is an excellent way to design an effective restaurant cleaning plan. You can assign different columns to organize the various tasks you want to complete. You could dedicate a column to each area you want to tackle, for example:
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