H&M Wagner & Sons Foodservice

May-2020-Buzz- Magazine

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1 HMWagner.com RECOVERY & REOPENING 1 Empty your fryers. If your fryer will be offline for some time, empty the fryer and dispose of the oil. 2 Drain combi ovens. Most models will drain their water automatically when they are shut off, but some require an operator to manually turn the valves to drain them. Make sure these ovens be entirely drained, their components cleaned and compartment doors left open so gaskets will not stick during prolonged periods of being turned off. 3 Turn out the pilot lights. Extinguish the pilot lights on steam tables, ovens, and especially range-top burners if the kitchen will be empty for a while. If possible turn the gas off entirely. 4 Descale and delime. Now is the time to get ahead of maintenance on equipment like steamers, dishwashers and ice machines, doing deep cleanings that descale and delime their surfaces. 5 Consolidate refrigerators. As closures stretch on, move all refrigerated or frozen items from reach-in refrigerators to walk-ins. This not only saves electricity but frees up those smaller units for cleaning. Remember to leave the refrigerator doors open to keep them dry after cleaning. 6 Get online safely. Once your kitchen can reopen, take your time restarting equipment. Turn the gas back on and relight pilot lights, keeping in mind that air might have built up in the lines and will need to be blown out before the pilots can be relit. (If unsure how to do this, call a tech service) CARING FOR KITCHENS DURING COVID-19 Many kitchens across America are closed due to COVID-19. Here are some great ways to maintain your kitchens and keep them in good condition for re-opening. game plan REOPENING CLICK HERE FOR THE GAME PLAN! COVID-19 RECOVERY & REOPENING

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