Avoiding Flare-Ups In The Kitchen Begins With Safety

Avoiding Flare-Ups In The Kitchen Begins With Safety

In this article by Robert Fiorito, he discusses the importance of day to day awareness in the kitchen.  During daily operations, the threat of fire can be a fleeting thought when the restaurant is slammed busy or even in the slower down times.  These lapses in awareness allow for the possibility of kitchen fires.  Minimizing [...]
A Word About Solid Fuel Cooking – Mitigating Old Hazards in New Kitchens.

A Word About Solid Fuel Cooking – Mitigating Old Hazards in New Kitchens.

Solid fuel cooking is becoming a staple in many kitchens across the nation. Whether it be a wood burning pizza oven, a smoker pit, or even a charcoal fired grill; there are certain hazards that are inherent to this cooking style. In this article by Alex Garrote (a restaurant fire protection specialist at Cleveland-based ABCO [...]
Importance of Cleaning Kitchen Exhaust System Baffle Filters Between Services

Importance of Cleaning Kitchen Exhaust System Baffle Filters Between Services

Importance of Cleaning Baffle Filters in Between ServicesHood Filters or Baffle Filters in your kitchen exhaust system serve three important functions in your exhaust system. Understanding these functions and setting up a maintenance plan to help assure that they work properly will help to increase the efficiency of your system and reduce the risk of [...]

Baffle Filter Cleaning

Cleaning and inspection of your commercial kitchen exhaust system at regular intervals is required by the International Fire Code and the NFPA 96. The immediate cooking area should be properly maintained on a regular basis by the restaurant owner and staff such as the cleaning of the back splash, the canopy of the range hood, [...]