hostsense - tips, tricks and common sense guides for your commercial kitchen 

   

 

 

Cleaning your non-slip flooring

We know that keeping your non-slip floor clean can be hard work, so we have put together some tips for you as a quick reference guide with some simple step-by-step instructions. 

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Chilling & Freezing:

doing the best for both your refrigeration and your food

We have put together some tips that will help you get the best from both your refrigeration units and from your food.  Some tips will ... Read More

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Servicing Tip #5 - Water Filtration Maintenance

Regular changing of your Water Filters will ensure pure water for ... Read More

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Servicing Tip #4 - Commercial Microwave General Maintenance 

Keep your Commercial Microwaves in top form by regular Maintenance & Cleaning... Read More

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Servicing Tip #3 - Dishwasher Maintenance: Changing detergent and/or rinse aid pump tubes on hood type dishwashers

A step-by-step guide on how to change the tubes on the following hood-type dishwashers

             

             Click here for STARLINE instructions          Click here for ELECTROLUX instructions

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Servicing Tip #2 - Dishwasher Maintenance: wash/rinse arm cleaning 

Regular cleaning of wash/rinse arms, and ensuring these arms can spin freely, will help with improved wash performance... Read More

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Servicing Tip #1 - Refrigeration Maintenance

Hard to fine help?  Here's some servicing DIY tips on how you can keep your Refrigeration running smoothly ... Read More

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Our Response to COVID-19

Here at Hostservice Commercial, we are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously... Read More

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Tips to Save Money on Frying Oil Costs

Like it or loathe it, deep fried food is a popular menu item everywhere in New Zealand.  But along with New Zealand’s favourite hot chip, come the constant battles with food outlets everywhere... Read More

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In the Spotlight: The Dangers of Traditional Cooking

Watch Out, Open Flame!

While some may think that gas burners are the best option for a cooking hob, one can’t ignore the dangers of open flame. Technology has some solutions... Read More

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Are You Using Too Much Oil in Your Restaurant?

Restaurants are the largest users of commercial fryers. While some of them filter their oil, others don’t - and now is the perfect time to consider using a filtration system.  Asside from keeping costs down... Read More

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The Cutting Edge: 4 Essentials for the Successful Butcher

If you are in the butchery business, you know that it is not about who has the sharpest blade.  It is about who has the right equipment for the right cut.  Specifically... Read More

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Be Safe!

Food safety is a number one priorty for any kitchen, especially with the enforcement of the new Food Act earlier this year.  Download free food safety posters for your kitchen, and check out our range of thermometers and coloured boards.

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