The commercial kitchen environment is like no other! There is always something going on, whether it’s prepping, cleaning or service there is never a dull moment. And of course, your kitchen equipment is going to take the brunt of this work; so it’s no surprise that your catering equipment Greater Manchester needs to have a strict service and maintenance plan. This will make sure that nothing breaks down when you’re mid service or when you need it the most.
So, in general how long will your equipment run for? Well it all depends on the specific piece of catering equipment Greater Manchester. As a rule of thumb, most equipment will need replacing at around the 10 year mark, but on the run up to that you’ll notice is decreasing in efficiency. And when it’s time to replace your catering equipment you know where to come too!
Which catering equipment Greater Manchester gets used the most?
- Ovens, grills, hobs etc
The gas powered equipment like the hobs, cookers, and ovens are constantly running and constantly being used which means they’ll be one of the first to start to wear down. However it’s important to make sure the gas systems are maintained properly as faulty equipment can be very dangerous.
- Refrigeration systems
Your refrigeration systems can become a breeding ground for mould and bacteria when they’re not being cleaned properly. Or when they’re not having regular maintenance. Since it’s one of the only piece of equipment that is constantly running in the commercial kitchen it’s obvious that it won’t last for as long as other equipment. If any part of your walk in begins to break down constantly and is effecting how cold the temperature stays then it’s definitely time to replace.
This can have such a big effect on your business as customers will not take it lying down if you serve their food on dirty cutlery. Not to mention all the health and safety implications that come along with it. All dish washing equipment needs to be clean in order to clean. If it can’t do its job then it’s time to replace.