10 Tips to Keep Your Commercial Kitchen in Compliance [Infographic]

The commercial kitchen can be a very busy place. Whether it is in a restaurant, hotel, hospital, school or other location, a lot can go right but a lot can go wrong if you don’t keep the kitchen safe and up-to-code. A little due diligence and prep work to ensure your kitchen is safe for…

Restaurant Fire Protection 101

A restaurant’s kitchen is a continual hub of activity, as cooks, servers, and bussers handle the rush of responsibilities. With all this action taking place in the midst of fryers, grills, and stoves, fire safety is an essential priority, and even an oversight or mishap can lead to an outbreak. According to the U.S. Fire…

COBRA Fire Suppression System: The New Standard in Restaurant Fire Safety

No matter the size of a restaurant’s kitchen or the experience of its staff, the importance of a kitchen fire suppression system cannot be overstated. It’s the backbone of a commercial kitchen’s fire safety efforts, yet not all fire suppression systems are built the same. An important factor in such a system is its heat…

Kitchen Fire Safety: Minimize Commercial Kitchen Risks

Restaurant owners and managers can implement processes in order to minimize the dangers of a fire in a commercial kitchen. Considering the pressure to deliver quality food in a timely basis, kitchen safety can often seem like an afterthought. Making kitchen safety a priority in a commercial kitchen will only make the staff more efficient…

10 Tips to Keep Your Kitchen Safe and Up-To-Code

Running a commercial kitchen demands that you juggle many different duties, such as: ordering food and supplies, preparing employee work schedules, checking that consistent and quality food is being produced and ensuring customer satisfaction. Whether your kitchen is in a restaurant, hospital, school, long-term care facility, hotel or other location, your available time to focus…

UL 300 Is Now the Standard. Have You Updated Your Kitchen Fire Suppression System?

If your restaurant or commercial kitchen is older than 20 years, you’re probably in need of a fire suppression system upgrade to meet UL 300 requirements and ensure your cooking equipment is truly protected from today’s hotter oils and better-insulated appliances. As of January 1, 2014, standards written by the National Fire Protection Association require…