kitchen canopy cleaning and inspections

Kitchen Canopy Inspections Should Be Put On The Menu

The word “cleaning” often assumes hiring a kitchen canopy cleaning company to remove grease build-up from within the kitchen exhaust system. This is a critical routine process that cannot be bypassed, yet there are many ways restaurant facility professionals can ensure that staff in-house also do their part to help reduce the risk of grease…

grease hood filters comparison

18 Months in with Disposable Grease Hood Filters

This Sydney-based restaurant has been using Shepherd Filters grease hood filters for over 18 months now. Grease build-up has been minimal (staining only), reducing the frequency of costly routine duct cleaning significantly!   One of many within this restaurant chain to have made the switch to the Shepherd Filters solution, they are now reaping the…

Cafe Reopens Following Kitchen Grease Fire

After closing for 19 days following a kitchen grease fire that broke out after hours on the night of Aug. 9, Sweet n Savory Cafe has reopened for business.   Owner Rob Shapiro said the fire resulted from an effort to start up an older piece of kitchen equipment, which then caught fire. The fire…

Reduce Kitchen Exhaust Maintenance costs

Prefer Your Kitchen Exhaust Maintenance Costs To Be Relative To Sales?

Amid the constant expenditures that foodservice businesses must cover, how much is spent on kitchen exhaust maintenance and repairs? An American study on over two million businesses revealed that they spend around US$100 billion on repairs and maintenance (R&M) annually. What’s more, $20 billion of that is unnecessary.   In other words, 20% of R&M…

Shepherd Filters Emerging & Micro Business Winners

Shepherd Filters Wins Emerging & Micro Business Award

Shepherd Filters is truly honoured to win the Emerging and Micro Business Award category at the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards held on Wednesday 29 July at the Southport Yacht Club. The Emerging Business Award recognises Gold Coast businesses for their innovative, unique and strong business practices and how these enhance a company’s continued growth.…