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Tips for Adapting Your Office in a Post-Pandemic World

With businesses and offices all over the country slowly returning to work and adapting to the new ‘normal’, lots of people are wondering how the office will look in a post-pandemic world. As a business owner, it’s your responsibility to ensure all government guidelines are followed in your workplace, and this more than likely means rethinking your layout and making some changes.

Employers all over the country need to review how they’re going to adapt their workplace to ensure it is safe and ready for their employees. For more information on how you can make sure your workplace is adhering to government guidelines, follow the official government advice for working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19). This advice aims to reduce the risk of infection in the workplace to the lowest possible level. read more >

Posted in Air Conditioning, Articles & Guides, Refrigeration systems

A Guide to Good Food Hygiene

Proper food hygiene is essential at any time, but especially if you run a business which prepares and serves food to the general public. A poor restaurant hygiene rating or bad review can cost your business a great deal, both in loss of earnings and reputation. Knowing how to store and prepare food safely is vital to keep your customers safe and ensure you’re delivering the best service possible, so read on to find out more.

Food preparation

Always use separate chopping boards for different types of food, e.g one board for vegetables, one for raw meat and one for cooked meat. In many professional kitchens, chopping boards are colour coded to make the practice easier. Raw and cooked food should always be handled separately, using different utensils and you should switch knives when chopping different types of food. read more >

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How to Maintain Good Hygiene in Your Restaurant

Adhering to excellent food hygiene standards has always been important when running a restaurant, but in the unprecedented times of Covid-19, it’s more vital than ever. Good hygiene ensures food is safe to eat, keeps your customers safe and ensures you comply with the law.

It’s a legal requirement to make sure all food handlers are given the appropriate training and information when it comes to hygiene, and a business can be shut down if it fails to comply. Most businesses are aware of the high standards they need to follow, but if you’re new to the industry or need a refresh, see below to find out how to maintain good hygiene in your restaurant. read more >

Posted in Refrigeration systems

Four Signs Your Commercial Refrigerator Needs Repair

A refrigerator malfunction is highly inconvenient and can cost businesses a great deal, so make sure you’re aware of the warning signs to look out for.

Posted in Refrigeration systems

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Service Your Refrigerator?

Commercial refrigerators have come a long way since they were first invented, with the latest solutions able to last for years with minimal required maintenance. However, nothing in this world is impervious to degradation, and sooner or later, you will have to either repair or replace your refrigeration solution.

If you need to keep medication or consumables refrigerated both for the sake of your customers and to comply with the law, then keeping your system in full working order is of the utmost importance. Therefore, it’s crucial to know when it’s time to have your refrigerators serviced, but it’s also vital to purchase a solution from a trusted provider and installer from the offset. read more >

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Knowing What Type of Refrigerator You Need for Your Restaurant

Refrigeration systems are integral to the day-to-day running of any commercial kitchen, but finding the right system for your particular requirements can be challenging. Some suppliers may persuade you to go for an option you simply don’t need while others might lack the expertise to suggest the most suitable solution for your restaurant.

Here at Mitchell’s, we understand how crucial it is for restaurants to install the most appropriate form of refrigeration, and our ability to design and install perfect solutions has allowed us to excel in our industry. Our roots date back to 1905, but it’s the fact that we always stay on top of the latest developments that’s helped us remain a market leader in Gloucester. read more >

Posted in Refrigeration systems
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