Do you ever wonder what happens to all of the old cooking oil and fats that you dispose of in your kitchen? On a small scale, putting the fat into a sealed container, allowing it to cool and then throwing it in the general waste bin is fine.
It might not seem like a likely target for thieves; but your used cooking oil can be stolen from your property and sold on, either to a biodiesel firm or to sell on to some unsuspecting customer of their own.
Worldwide, we use a lot of oil in our cooking. Each year, thousands of tons of vegetable oil are used in dressings, fryers, pastas, cookies, and cakes, and in a hundred other things in restaurant kitchens.
Restaurants go through a lot of oil. And it’s some slippery, slimy stuff. Grease and oil splatter, run, and find their way down drains, behind ducts, and into nooks and crannies everywhere in a kitchen.
It's not just because it smells bad that disposing of used cooking oil is important. The stuff builds up and keeps coming. Normal operations produce a steady supply of used cooking oil that needs to be taken care of.
Cooking oil is an essential part of a grocery list and a thing that nearly every household uses every day. It's such a common thing that we usually take it for granted and don't give extra thought to correct usage of it and the proper ways to dispose of it.
Cooking oil is a product commonly used in nearly every household or restaurant on a daily basis. It is a regular thing that we don't really give a good thought, we just cook with it and get rid of the used leftover.
Kitchen hood cleaning is an essential part of fire safety measures in any restaurant. Regular restaurant hood cleaning can prevent a fire by cleaning the grease build-up from the exhaust pipes, hood, filters, fans, etc. If you allow grease to accumulate in the pipes and hood, it increases the risk of a restaurant fire. That’s why it’s recommended to schedule the hood cleaning every six months; in fact, most restaurant kitchens are required to do so.