When to Replace offers care and maintenance tips for foodservice equipment as well as guidelines for disposing and replacing units.
One common mistake operators make is purchasing a soft-serve machine that is an inappropriate size. Here are two other common mistakes foodservice operators should avoid when purchasing this type of foodservice equipment.
Regular cleaning and sanitization of ice cream machines helps ensure food safety. Foodservice operators can also take a number of other steps to ensure they properly maintain these units.
When properly maintained, ice cream machines can last between 10 and 20 years. However, these pieces of foodservice equipment offer a few tell-tale signs they are reaching the end of their service lives.
Grills and griddles come in a variety of sizes and types that are geared for a wide range of menu items. Operators need to carefully weigh their options when specifying these units.
Griddle and grill maintenance is important from a safety standpoint, since grease build up represents a significant fire hazard. As a result, foodservice staff and service agents should perform a number of regular tasks to keep these units in safe operating condition.
When properly maintained, grills and griddles can last 10 years or more. However, here are four issues that indicate replacement may be necessary.
Due to the high use of these units, proper maintenance is critical to prolonging the life of a refrigerated prep table. Here are five tasks that foodservice operators should regularly perform to keep these units operating at peak performance.