Essential Maintenance For Commercial Kitchen Appliances

If you want to keep your commercial kitchen running smoothly, maintenance is key. With a few simple general tips and some specific maintenance routines for your cooling, cleaning and cooking equipment, you’ll keep your kitchen running like clockwork.

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Read the manual

Before you start to clean and care for your equipment, read the manual. Each appliance will have its own maintenance requirements that you’ll need to be aware of – that way you can get the best out of your equipment and help to prevent any accidents.

Keep on top of repairs

If any of your appliances have started making a strange sound, chances are there’s a fault that needs fixing. Staying on top of repairs is the best way to keep your equipment running at full capacity. Make sure any repairs are done by a qualified professional.

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Clean it up

Over time grease, grime and food particles can build up in appliances like commercial dishwashers. This, in turn, can cause your equipment to fail unless you keep on top of cleaning and sanitizing your equipment with a regular maintenance routine. Pay attention to cleaning stainless steel surfaces with soapy water and contact any suppliers of your commercial kitchen equipment like for help on keeping your dishwasher in excellent condition.

Schedule maintenance

To keep your kitchen and all its appliances running at optimum performance, you need to plan a proper programme of scheduled maintenance. Having your equipment overseen by the professionals is the smart way to minimize unnecessary downtime while your appliances are given a thorough check.

Optimize efficiency

Keeping your appliances running smoothly makes sense for customer satisfaction and the reputation of your restaurant. After all, how can you build a great experience when your kitchen has to close after a vital piece of equipment breaks down?

When dealing with cooling and freezing equipment, make sure air filters are kept as clean and grease free as possible and make sure door seals are tight and well-fitting with no cracks or splits. Fryers should be thoroughly boiled clean once a week and extractor fans cleaned and filters replaced. Every part of your range or griddle should be thoroughly cleaned down after every use.

Follow these simple maintenance tips and you’ll prevent malfunctions and breakdowns in your commercial kitchen. That should build your reputation as the best place in town.

How Pinterest Is Tackling the Anti-Vax Topic

The social media network Pinterest has taken a major step to clamp down on misleading information on its site relating to vaccinations. Indeed, it took a draconian step by removing search results on the issue and announcing it would no longer return them either in favor or against vaccinations.

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Other platforms have been affected by a storm of posts spreading misleading information about vaccinations, and the Advertising Standards Authority has already taken acted over a paid-for Facebook advert warning parents that vaccines could “kill your child”. It found the post had caused undue distress and that the group Stop Mandatory Vaccination had made unsubstantiated claims.


Childhood vaccines are commonplace, guarding against once widespread diseases such as measles, but the activity has been criticized by activist groups. Many are influenced by an alleged link between the multiple MMR vaccine against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella. The vaccine was linked to autism in the 1990s after the respected medical journal The Lancet published a paper by Andrew Wakefield which it later retracted. Dr. Wakefield has been struck off by the British Medical Association.

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World Health Organization

False information about vaccines can have a serious effect on public health, and consequently, there are strict rules about how they are stored, using medical refrigeration systems found at sites such as

Indeed, the World Health Organization has said that vaccine hesitancy is one of the ten major threats to world health.

Pinterest has taken the decision to block searches because it found it difficult to entirely remove anti-vaccine content, but it confirmed it is still working on a permanent strategy on the issue. The company has previously tackled false information on cancer cures and has had a medical misinformation strategy in place since 2017.

With claims of 250m users each month, Pinterest is an influential platform, although it has fewer followers than Twitter, Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram as well as the Google-owned YouTube.

The rivals are already acting on anti-vaccine information, although Pinterest is the first platform to activate a block on the misleading posts.

Although there are concerns about side effects, the cost and religious objections to vaccines, the evidence of misinformation on major internet sites is a concern for public health organizations. Opponents of the posts have said fake news is fake medicine.

An expert’s guide to the Monaco Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious events in the global sporting calendar. The beautiful principality hosts the most exciting race on the F1 circuit, with a tradition like no other.

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Monaco is the most densely populated sovereign state in the world. With thousands of more visitors pouring into the French Riviera for the weekend, it can be slightly overwhelming if you have never been before, so research is key to making the most of the race.

The perfect location

Monaco is one of the world’s most popular and glamorous locations, and for good reason. The beautiful harbor, which is home to some of the world’s most expensive yachts, and the surrounding mountainous rocks and the Mediterranean Sea make this a truly desirable destination. There is plenty to do, with some of the world’s best casinos, hotels and restaurants to keep you entertained day and night.

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Where to watch

Whilst there are countless bars, hotel, and restaurants offering a chance to enjoy the race on a big screen, there is nothing like the smell of rubber and the exhilarating live action. Ahead of the main event, you can enjoy practice sessions on Thursday and qualifying on Saturday, so why not make the most of your trip to see the world’s best cars and drivers? Many visitors take advantage of a long weekend by extending their trip from Thursday to Saturday or Friday to Monday.

Make the most of it

Take advantage of this unique experience with packages that take the stress out of making the arrangements. The F1 Paddock Club Monaco offers some truly unique experiences to take you to the heart of the action. Tickets can be hard to come by, but the F1 Paddock Club Monaco offers a guaranteed ticket to some of the most exclusive areas of the grand prix.

After the chequered flag

After the race and the last of the champagne has been sprayed across the podium, the action doesn’t stop. After a quick clean-up, parts of the track open to the public, so you can get down there and see the rubber marks on the asphalt! There are also plenty of parties running through the night where you can enjoy a glass of bubbly with the rich and famous.