How to clean a commercial hot plate?

How to clean a commercial hot plate?

A commercial hot plate or griddle is the best way to make your menu diverse and appealing. To maintain the quality and texture of your food, it's very important to take care of your hot plate. There are many different ways you can use to clean a griddle, and this article provided you with some general tips and guidelines on how to clean a commercial hot plate.

Things require cleaning a commercial hot plate

  • Grill scraper and grill brick
  • Paper towel or clean cloth
  • Non-abrasive griddle cleaner
  • Mild soap and water
  • Soft brush
  • Protective gloves

Non-Chromium Surface Cleaning

  1. Remove excess grease and food with the help of a grill scraper.
  2. If the plate is extremely soiled, use a griddle or grill brick while the surface is still a little warm. Rub in the direction of the grain, so you don't ruin the stainless steel surface.
  3. Regularly empty, wash, and sanitize your waste drawer, and wipe the front of the griddle with a clean cloth.
  4. Use a fresh cleaning cloth or paper towel along with a non-abrasive griddle cleaner to clean the surface, and then rinse with water.
  5. Don’t forget to apply a thin layer of cooking oil to help prevent rusting.

Chromium Surface Cleaning

  1. After every usage, remove excess grease and food with the help of a scraper, and then wipe the surface with a damp cloth.
  2. At the end of every day, scrape the surface and then using a clean cloth; clean it with a mixture of mild soap and water. Wipe down the surface with a different wet cloth, clean the unit's front, and empty the waste drawer.

Refrain from using these items for cleaning a commercial hot plate

  • Pumice, griddle stones, or abrasives
  • A sharp instrument or spatula edge
  • Steel wool
  • Commercial liquid grill cleaner

Summing up

Whether you own a stainless steel commercial hot plate or a chromium commercial griddle, it's important to take good care of it to ensure efficient cooking. By regularly cleaning and maintain your commercial hot plate, you'll be able to keep your unit in top condition for years to come

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