Why More Than 8,000 Restaurants Catch Fire Every Year

Grease fires are one of the main culprits that lead to more than $200 million in property damage annually.   Aside from the obvious, kitchens have stoves and ovens, but why are restaurants so prone to catching fire? Unsurprisingly, the most common causes of major fires in restaurants are related to cooking flames and flammable kitchen…

Kitchen fire at Bar Reggio closes Crown Street temporarily.

After a Large Kitchen Fire, Bar Reggio Remains Closed

Two weeks after a kitchen fire tore through the longstanding Italian restaurant Bar Reggio, staff members are assessing the damage to the still-closed restaurant. “The whole kitchen looks like it needs to be done … all the exhaust and ducting has gone,” said owner Mandy Rovacchi. The kitchen fire, which happened on 25 July 2018, began…

MFS Crews Control Building Fire on Leigh St in Adelaide’s CBD

An extinguished building fire in Adelaide’s CBD has caused thick smoke to blanket the city. Fire crews responded to reports of a fire in a kitchen on Leigh St — between Currie and Hindley streets — about 1.50pm on 14 August 2018. About 35 firefighters controlled the kitchen grease fire in minutes and luckily, no…

Shepherd Filters Wins Service and Maintenance Initiative of the Year Award

Shepherd Filters UK has won the Service and Maintenance initiative of the year award. This is awarded to a company seen to have taken significant steps to improve standards in the area of after sales service during 2017. The judges will have looked for evidence of a strategic approach that has helped to lengthen the…

Protect your Kitchen Hood – Save Money – Reduce your Fire Risk

Do you know right now how clean your commercial kitchen hood/canopy and duct work is? How much time and money do you spend on staff labour, chemicals and dish washer maintenance? Shepherd Filters is the environmentally friendly, biodegradable, easy install and smarter solution for your busy restaurant, cafe or fast food chain. Stop up to…

Shepherd Filters Disposable Grease Filters

Optimize Your Commercial Kitchen’s Exhaust Duct Ventilation System

Ensuring your commercial kitchen has proper ventilation is extremely important and has many benefits. Below is some great information that will basically explain kitchen exhaust ventilation, how to prevent fires and how doing these things will help you deliver better tasting food. Improper exhaust ventilation can result in many breaches and safety violations as well…