Bring garbage cans in

Check MGMT log/previous day sales/daily communications/FS etc.

Make sure cameras are recording

Check daily reservations

Pass reso book to the host stand if there is no RC

Check events board

Plot server board according to events and resos

Employee on the clock report pulled / no overlapping staff

Promotional reports pulled/posted


Staff Washrooms

Bright work polished by night crew

Paper products stocked

Toilets cleaned by night crew

Garbage cans emptied

Soap in dispensers

**If work isn't performed by cleaning crew, an email MUST be sent to Jeremy**


Front of House

All areas surrounding restaurant swept free of debris (coasters, broken glass, leaves, debris in planters, incriminating evidence in the parking lot etc.)

Patio & sidewalk swept, free of all debris

Front door mats free of debris

Mirrors clean

ATM wiped down, garbage emptied

All light fixtures functioning, free of dust

All planters free of debris, watered, fresh looking?

Fire panel - system is functioning? Trouble light is not flashing!

Cleaners log is filled out

DR Set Atmosphere

DR Set Atmosphere

Lights - set levels, check for bulbs to be replaced, outside lights?

Detergent/sanitizer bottles in circulation? Correct WHIMIS labels?

Temp - 70 degrees winter / 68 degrees summer

All tables are aligned

Taster caddies aligned, glasses clean and logo facing out, POP cards displayed and in good condition

All table tops, legs, chairs, banquettes cleaned, sanitized & free from debris

POP material for the next event on the clipboards

All window ledges are free of debris & watermarks

All window shades aligned (panera out of view)



Bar mats down, remaining debris swept

Stools placed around the bar


All table tops, legs, benches & chairs. Leaned and free of dust and dried spills

Bi-fold windows clean & streak free

All bar and walk in fridges between 2 and 4 degrees

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.