Foodservice Equipment Repair & Maintenance

Foodservice Equipment Repair & Maintenance offers care and maintenance tips for foodservice equipment to help foodservice professionals extend the service life of equipment as well as guidelines for disposing and replacing units.

Spec Check: Microwave

Due to varying sizes, wattages and capabilities, it is important for operators to do their homework before choosing a microwave.

Maintaining a Microwave

Microwaves are simple units that require minimal maintenance. Still, there are steps operators can follow to prolong the service life of these units.

Microwave Applications

All types of restaurants have applications for microwaves, from quick-service operations to casual and even fine dining.

How to Know When to Replace a Microwave

While some units from the 1970s remain in use, the typical service life for a microwave oven is about 2,500 hours. A number of signs will signify that a microwave may need replacing.

Microwaves: An Overview

Commercial microwave ovens can be one of the most indispensable and frequently used pieces of equipment in the kitchen.

CFESA's Maintenance Tips for Microwaves

Six easy steps to ensure a productive service life for a microwave.

 

How to Evaluate Foodservice Equipment Following a Flood

A former service agent shares a some tips on how to evaluate foodservice equipment in the aftermath of a flood.

The Importance of Ventilation and Exhaust Service

With foodservice operators looking at every dollar, there is a tendency to prolong or forego necessary maintenance and service. In the case of ventilation and exhaust systems, this mistake may not only be costly, but could also be deadly.

 

Spec Check: Microwaves

Commercial microwaves can help foodservice operators increase speed of service and lower a facility's overhead due to the unit's low energy use. For operators that need to conserve space, particularly those with smaller footprints, microwaves can be a desirable piece of foodservice equipment.

A Look Ahead to 2012

Uneven performance, unit remodels, mergers and acquisitions and healthy eating are all among the factors that will continue to shape the performance of the foodservice industry in 2012.

How to Know When to Replace a Warewasher

Here are three ways to tell when it is time to replace a warewasher.