Cups and glasses are a fundamental element for the hospitality industry, so you have to take care of them and pamper them so that they are always clean and have their initial shine.
Then we continue with the guidelines and tips that will help you avoid breaking glassware in your bar or restaurant.
- Always use trays when handling more than two glasses or cups.
- Prepare dishwashers or glass washers efficiently, making sure that the trays are appropriate for most of your glassware. If the trays are too small, they put pressure on the glasses / cups that can break, and if they are very large, the glasses can hit each other when washed.
- Load the dishwasher or glass washer at a good pace but not too fast in this way you will avoid many breakages in the process.
- Be sure to use a detergent that has been formulated to wash glasses and do not mix them during washing with other items such as cutlery or crockery. Another great help for proper cleaning is to use a water softener for water. Also cleaning the filters will prevent the appearance of organic debris after washing. Insufficient hygiene will cause glasses and cups to accumulate waste. This waste could contaminate beverages with unwanted flavors and toxins that could pose a risk to customers.
- Automate the drying of cups and glasses. Cup and glass polisher machines eliminate the hard task of manual overhaul with a rag. Providing the drying process with greater cleaning and hygiene, as well as a professional finish in a matter of seconds. Being a more automatic process, breakages are greatly reduced.
- One of the worst things you can do is put a glass on top of another, this rubbing causes abrasion in the glasses, causing cracks and finally breaking the piece. In the market, you can find stackable cups, but even in this case, you should not stack more than 2 or 3 together.
- Perform periodic checks to detect if something is failing in the glassware cleaning process. Before serving the drinks make a quick inspection of the glasses or cups to look for abrasions, cracks or breaks on the edge. Control