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Stainless Steel Bench For Commercial Kitchens

Updated on January 18, 2013

Stainless Steel Stands Maintain Cleanliness And Sanitary Conditions

It is a priority for a restaurant kitchen, to be well organized, clean and sanitary as possible. There are several people responsible for different jobs when working in the kitchen of a restaurant, which can get quite hectic during a busy breakfast, lunch or dinnertime. Many options are available to the resturanteur when it comes to efficiently organizing the kitchen so work flows with as little mishap as possible.

For instance restaurant equipment stainless steel stands, pot racks, shelving, dish racks, and bakers racks, are available to aid in the organization of a commercial kitchen. Storage stands, racks and shelves made from other materials such as wood or a heavy-duty plastic are also available.

However, it is not recommended these types of materials be used for commercial food preparation establishments because the surface of wood and hard plastic utensil storage units and counter tops, are porous and cannot be cleaned in such a way to guarantee that their surface remains sanitary enough to prevent growth of bacteria.

Once the germs find their way into cracks and crevices of countertops, it is difficult to get them clean without using some form of cleaner that may not be safe to use in food preparation areas.

Stainless steel storage racks, counter tops and carts are best to use in a commercial settings such as bakeries and restaurants. The surface is smooth, not porous; it can be completely wiped down and sanitized regularly, throughout the day, in order to ensure bacteria and germs do not have a chance to grow.

Stainless steel storage for pots, pans, dishes and utensils is the best type of storage because they can be sanitized for the clean items stored there. Dishwashers used in commercial kitchens are designed to wash the dishes, pots, pans and silverware in water at such high temperatures, that the items are washed and sanitized at the same time.

Upon completion of the wash cycle, the ideal situation is to move the clean items from the dishwasher - which is often fitted with some type of commercial water saving devices - directly to their sanitized stainless steel storage area. In order to build and maintain a successful commercial food business, it is important to keep a clean and sanitized kitchen, and the best way to accomplish this is to look into completing your kitchen with restaurant equipment stainless steel stands, shelves and trays.

The surface of stainless steel work and storage areas will help keep the cleanliness and organization of your kitchen under control. When you realize how great the stainless steel stands help in your kitchen at the restaurant, you will also want to use them in your kitchen at home.

Stainless steel work benches for commercial kitchens
Stainless steel work benches for commercial kitchens


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  • ProKitchen profile image

    ProKitchen 7 years ago from New York, NY

    Too true - I wish I had the space. :)

  • rkhyclak profile image

    rkhyclak 7 years ago from Ohio

    Good hub! I think if I had my way about it, my home kitchen would be a commercial kitchen! I can always use the space and appliances :)