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Standard Operating Procedure for Chafing Dish Maintenance

SOP Number: Hotel Engineering SOP  – 10

Department: Engineering and Maintenance

Date Issued: 20–Feb-2018

Time to Train: 20 Minutes

Chafing Dish Maintenance Checklist and Procedure:

Required Tools:

  • Plier.

  • Screwdriver.

  • Crimping tool.

  • Line Tester.

  • Spanner Set.

Consumable Parts:

  • PVC tape.

  • Old clothes.

  • Carbon removing compound.

Electric Chafing Dish Maintenance Activity:

  • Check the MCB for Loose and electrical connections. 

  • Check and verify the rating of the MCB.

  • Check for proper earthing. 

  • If an extension cord is used then check for any burnt or cuts in the wire.

  • Repair any burnt or cuts in the wire, if there is extensive damage to the wire then the same to be replaced with new one. 

  • Thimbling should be proper, any burnt or loose thimble to checked and replaced. 

  • Heating Element operation to be checked. 

  • Support (Clamp) for lid - supporting clamps to the chafing dish should be tightened if required.

  • Thermostat - Operation, setting and loose electrical connection to thermostat to be checked. 

  • The temperature of item in container should be 60 - 70 Deg.C. 

  • The heating element rating should be 250 Watt. 

  • The MCB rating should be 10A.

Remarks by the Technician: