Very few professional kitchens are shut down for longer than a few days in normal times – but these times are far from being normal.
This means that as the country begins to reopen, many kitchen professionals will be reopening kitchens after an extended period of closure for the first time in their careers.
This can reveal issues with equipment, as these heavy duty machines are not designed to be shut down for long periods of time. This means that when the time comes to reopen your kitchen, you need to take some simple, but methodical steps to protect your equipment and your business.
Below we outline a few of the essential checks and practices that we advise customers follow if they are opening up after a long period of downtime: