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 [...]
Does Your Kitchen Staff Know What to do When a Grease Fire Occurs?

Does Your Kitchen Staff Know What to do When a Grease Fire Occurs?

Grease fire prevention is absolutely essential in a commercial kitchen. Local fire codes demand that commercial kitchen operators comply with specific safety guidelines in this area including proper maintenance for their cooking appliances, fire suppression systems, and exhaust systems. Despite having all relevant safety measures in place to prevent grease fires from occurring, it is [...]