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Food and Beverages | Monday, June 15, 2020

A well-maintained kitchen plays a vital part in building the foundation of outstanding delivery and customer service.

FREMONT, CA: A growing trend in the food industry, fast-food chains, depends on speed, efficiency, and practicality to maintain their expansion. Equipment and facility maintenance is an essential part when it comes to seamless operations and delivering a positive experience to the end-user. Cleanliness is not just subjected to kitchenware; it engulfs the entire equipment used. Delving deep into how quick-service restaurant businesses can optimize their on-site facility and benefit the staffs and customers, everything starting from cleaning equipment to facility management, like tracking systems and workflow motions must be considered.


Regularly maintaining the integral machinery and equipment is essential, it not only ensures that the kitchens are operating safely and adequately, but also prevents faults that can crop up in future, and can cost hefty time and money. To ensure that maintenance is organized and carried out correctly, the dishwashers, commercial cookers, fryers, and refrigerators are all serviced regularly. The best time to do it is at the beginning of the year, and it will give the businesses peace of mind that all the equipment is ready for service for the full year.  

Cleanliness of the Equipment

The entire cutlery is not always supplied in fast-food restaurants, but all the kitchen materials inclusive of cutlery only if the application needs to be clean and well maintained. Stainless steel is the most used material in most restaurants and catering environments. Some of them even have bacteria-resistant properties; this makes them the ideal choice for places where a variety of food is being prepared. Additionally, other than the kitchenware routine cleaning of kitchen appliances, food preparation zones, eating areas and restrooms, is should also be considered. 

 Efficient Tracking System

The latest technology with restaurant management software helps to monitor an array of processes in real-time, starting from stock replenishment to organizing staff shifts, payroll and annual leave, the emergence of restaurant management software has the ability to carry out daily operations efficiently as a result. When it comes to monitoring inventory, the restaurant managers will have a more unobstructed view of stock levels, intimating them on what is required to replenish at any given time to cut down food wastage or insufficient supplies. This will save time and money both for the businesses while contributing to all-round efficient services.

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