What is the Best Way to Maintain Your Commercial Cooking Equipment?

As mentioned earlier, commercial cooking appliances do not come cheap. In many cases, quality commercial appliances could well be beyond the budgets of many start-up commercial kitchens. This is why you will need to take proper care of your appliances. Manufacturers of commercial cooking equipment usually offer sturdier versions of their domestic appliance range, which is ideal for use in a commercial setting. Thus, these appliances will be able to deal with larger workloads and rough use. However, you will need to invest some time towards maintaining and cleaning your appliances thoroughly. Otherwise, you might find yourself dealing with frequent breakdowns and paying for expensive repairs.


The manufacturer’s handbook or manual will usually provide detailed instructions about the best way to maintain and clean the appliance. You will need to go through these instructions and follow them to the ‘T’. In addition, you will need to be regular in cleaning these appliances too. Only then will they be able to offer you years of service. To get the most out of your commercial cooking supplies in Sydney and elsewhere, ensure that you:

  • Put your routine maintenance procedures in place that guide your staff towards cleaning and washing the appliances more than twice a week
  • Peruse the user manual of the appliance and adhere to the instructions pertaining to the use and the maintenance of the appliance
  • Provide a proper place for your workers to store each appliance away carefully – especially when these appliances are not in use
  • Carry out a constant check on the regulation units of all the bigger appliances such as the refrigerating units and the combination ovens in your Sydney restaurant
  • Inspect and monitor the working condition of all your appliances each day as even the smallest problems could result in major breakdowns and costly repairs
  • Provide adequate training to your employees when it comes to handling and using the appliances and,
  • Avoid cheap ‘Do It Yourself’ (DIY) repairs and seek professional help for repairing your appliances in case they malfunction or break down