Key steps: Clean your kitchen utensils in hot water with an antibacterial detergent. When sanitizing kitchen tools and equipment, use either boiling water or a solution of bleach and water. Store your tools in a regularly cleaned plastic or metal box to keep the germs away.
In this regard, how do you clean and maintain kitchen tools equipment and premises?
Regarding this, how will you prepare a sanitizing solution for kitchen equipment?
The sanitizing solution is prepared by mixing 1 tablespoon unscented chlorine bleach in 1 gallon of warm water. Air-dry dishes in a clean and sanitized dish rack.
What are the 5 steps to cleaning and sanitizing?
For cleaning and sanitizing to be effective, it must follow this process: (1) Remove food bits or dirt on the surface; (2) Wash the surface; (3) Rinse the surface; (4) Sanitize the surface; (5) Allow the surface to air dry.
The objective of cleaning and sanitizing food contact surfaces is to remove food (nutrients) that bacteria need to grow, and to kill those bacteria that are present. It is important that the clean, sanitized equipment and surfaces drain dry and are stored dry so as to prevent bacteria growth.
Why is there a need to do cleaning and sanitizing kitchen tools utensils and equipment before and after using them?
It’s important to keep knives, wooden spoons, spatulas, tongs, and the like clean to help stop bacteria spreading to food. It’s especially important to wash them thoroughly after using them with raw food, because they could spread bacteria to other food.