Restaurant Cleaning Checklist

Standardize your restaurant’s cleaning procedures with a comprehensive checklist broken down into daily, weekly, and monthly tasks. Easily tackle and track all cleaning activities from daily mopping of kitchen floors to monthly deep cleaning of heavy equipment.

A detailed front-of-house cleaning checklist to create a pristine and inviting environment, enhancing the customer experience from the moment they step inside.

An in-depth back-of-house cleaning checklist to ensure kitchen staff meet all safety standards and boost operational efficiency.

Whether you’re looking to tackle spring cleaning tasks or implement a long-term cleaning regiment in your operations, a restaurant cleaning checklist streamlines all cleaning procedures and guarantees a spotless environment that impresses guests and maintains health standards.

Our comprehensive guide ensures that both your dining and kitchen areas are squeaky clean, preventing cross-contamination and enhancing overall operation efficiency.

Restaurant FOH Cleaning Task Highlights:

  • Wipe down all tables, chairs, and benches
  • Clean and sanitize the bar area like taps, glassware, countertops
  • Disinfect high-touch point surfaces in the restrooms like doorknobs, faucet handles, toilet flush levers, and light switches
  • Refill soap dispensers and replace paper towels and toilet paper
  • Dust all light fixtures, lamps, and ceiling fans with a microfiber cloth

Restaurant BOH Cleaning Task Highlights:

  • Sanitize food prep areas
  • Check for expired or damaged food items
  • Empty trash and recycling
  • Sanitize all surfaces including countertops and cutting boards
  • Steam clean the floors and thoroughly scrub stains

Access this printable checklist to discover how frequently staff should perform the above tasks, which tasks you may be overlooking, and the top cleaning supplies your restaurant should prioritize.

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