Front-of-House Cleaning Checklist

Wipe down the walls if necessary

Sanitize the tables

Inspect and wipe down the condiments and salt and pepper shakers

Wipe down all the counters

Clean the seats and benches

Run cloth napkins, tablecloths, and wait for staff aprons through the washing machine

Vacuum the carpets

Take out the trash and recycling

Clean the interior and exterior of all the trash and recycling bins

Sweep and mop the floors

Clean and sanitize your bathrooms by:

• Disinfecting the toilets

• Wiping down the sinks

• Emptying out feminine hygiene product bags

• Taking out the trash

• Sweeping and mopping the floors

Back-of-House Cleaning Checklist

Wipe down the walls wherever there are splashes

Clean the grill, griddle, range, flattop, and fryer. Make sure to get underneath the equipment, too

Change the foil lining on top of the ranges, grills, and flattops

Wipe down other equipment, such as coffee makers, microwaves, toasters, and meat slicers

Disinfect prep area surfaces

Clean beverage dispenser heads in the soda fountains. Bars should clean the tips of the soda guns

Wash utensils, small wares, flatware, and glassware and let them air dry overnight

Clean the sinks

Wash rags, towels, aprons, and uniforms in the washing machine

Refill soap dispensers and replace empty paper towel rolls

Sweep walk-in refrigerators and storage areas

Take out the trash and recycling

Disinfect the waste disposal area and clean the trash cans

Sweep and mop the floors



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