Tips for Wiping and Polishing Glassware | Wiping Cutlery in hotels  | Polishing Silverware in hotels

Wiping and Cleaning Glassware, Cutlery and Silverware - Restaurant | BAR  | Hotels

Glassware Wiping and Polishing:

  1. Prepare  hot water.

  2. Fill up 25% of the soaking pan or wine cooler with boiling water. (Water need to be Changed if it gets cold).

  3. Prepare a dry and cleaned glass cloth. 

  4. Hold the glass stem / bottom with one end of the cloth over the hot water and let the steam surround the glass.

  5. Insert one corner of the glass cloth, bunched into the glass end.

  6. Put the right hand thumb into the glass and the fingers outside the glass.

  7. Move the glass cloth clockwise to polish.

  8. Put all polished glasses upside down on the tray.

  9. Always hold the glass at the stem or bottom

Cutlery Wiping and Polishing:

  1. Prepare  hot water.

  2. Fill up 25% of the soaking pan or wine cooler with boiling water. (Water need to be Changed if it gets cold).

  3. Prepare a dry and cleaned wiping cloth. 

  4. Put cutlery in the hot water with the handle up.

  5. Group different types of cutleries in order.

  6. Hold the handle of the cutlery and dip it in to hot water.

  7. Fold the cloth into half, put left end of the cloth on the right hand.

  8. Hold the cutlery handle with the left hand using the cloth.

  9. Use another end of glass cloth to polish cutlery.

  10. The handle is to be polished last before putting it on the clean tray.

  11. Once polished, don't touch the cutlery.

Important Points to note before service:

  • Glassware must be free of chips, stains, dirt or water marks.

  • Silver and flatware must not be tarnished, broken, flaked, worn, damaged or dented in any way.

  • Never give a warm glass to guest.

  • Silverware must not be used if crooked.


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