Know the Signs of Equipment Trouble

This article from Foodservice Equipment and Supplies, Know the Signs of Equipment Trouble, provides helpful information on detection equipment.

While longer cooking times are easy to notice, there are other signs that equipment needs service.

Whether you’re talking health, cars or kitchen equipment, catching a problem early is always best. It lets you avoid a lot of expense, trouble and pain.

For professional kitchens — even those that undergo regular planned maintenance — operators should keep an eye out for the early signs of trouble.

The biggest sign of a problem for cooking equipment is one that operators tend to notice quickly: longer cooking times, according to Daniel Reese, director of training for the Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA).

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