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 [...]
How long has it been?

How long has it been?

       How long has it been?When speaking with prospective clients, there is always an “interview” process to determine what individual needs are important.  During this brief Q & A, we try to understand several things like location, size, and condition of the kitchen exhaust system.  Inevitably, we ask the question, “How long has [...]
   Importance of a Preventative Maintenance Program for Solid Fuel Cooking Equipment

   Importance of a Preventative Maintenance Program for Solid Fuel Cooking Equipment

Cooking with solid fuel such as mesquite, charcoal and other hardwood adds another dimension to restaurant offerings. Wood fired ovens, smoker pits, and wood burning /charcoal grills allow restaurants a wider array of flavor and cooking capabilities. Solid fuel appliances also have the potential for increased safety risks.Restaurants that use solid fuel cooking methods generate [...]