When cleaning barbecues, which PPE is required?
It is important to wear glasses, an apron, and goggles when cleaning a barbecue.
True or False: You should heat the grill before beginning the cleaning operation.
Do not preheat the grill and do not proceed with cleaning if the grill is hot.
What is the FIRST step when cleaning grills and flavor grids?
The first step is to remove visible debris and ash from the grills and flavor grids.
What is the SECOND step when cleaning grills and flavor grids?
The second step is to spray the grills and flavor grids with foaming Fast Action.
What is the THIRD step when cleaning grills and flavor grids?
The third step is to soak the grills and flavor grids in a solution that contains 32oz Lighting Plus for every gallon of water.
What is the LAST step when cleaning grills and flavor grids?
The fourth step is to scrub and rinse the grills and flavor grids with clean water and wipe with a fresh towel.
What is a good tool for scraping debris from the grills, flavor grids, and kettle basin?
A putty knife can be used to scrape debris from a grill.
True or False: You should remove the burners before cleaning the kettle basin.
You should carefully remove the burners so that they are not damaged during cleaning and so you can reach all areas of the kettle basin.
Which of the following items are used to clean the kettle basin?
The kettle basin should be scraped with a putty knife, sprayed with foaming Fast Action, scoured with a stainless steel sponge or grill pad, and wiped with a clean, damp cloth.
After you have replaced the grills and flavor grids, how long should you run the barbecue?
You should turn the barbecue on for 1 minute to dry the interior surfaces, then turn it off and give the grills a final wipe with a clean, wet towel.
True or False: You should clean the outside of the barbecue using a stainless steel sponge to remove dirt and stains.
Abrasive materials such as stainless steel sponges will scratch the surface. Use a fresh towel and a light amount of Sta-Brite to clean and polish the outside of the barbecue.
Which of the following are additional steps in the barbecue cleaning process?
After completing primary cleaning, you should empty the grease tray, dispose of trash, and clean your tools.