The daily diligence of dish washing may not bring five-star reviews, but it will certainly help avoid a lot of one-star reviews. It never hurts to refresh your thinking about one of the most mundane tasks in your restaurant. Step one in this week’s National Food Safety Month topic is keeping the dishwashing machine clean, inside and out.

After that, be sure your staff properly prepares the wares, soaking and scraping as needed. Once the dishes are in, don’t overload. And once they’re out, let them air-dry. Drying towels pick up contaminants quicker than you’d think.

Read the full post at Food Safety Focus and get a free poster and activity sheet for this week. #NFSM2021!