When it comes to our staff working at events, safety is a top priority for us! Whether it's reminding everyone to say "behind you" when walking through a kitchen or work area or using the proper approach to cleaning up broken glass, most tasks in an event setting have a set of systematic guidelines in which to follow to ensure that the staff and guests are all safe - and this includes the use of chafing dishes and sternos.
Chafing dishes are the heating vessels in which food is kept warm during service. The are very often ornate and pretty - but must be handled with care - especially the sternos that are below. Keep the below tips in mind while working with this equipment:
How to set up a chafing dish:
Maintaining while in use:
Important to keep in mind: