Cleaning Cutlery

CutleryCutlery and Tableware Application Sheet

How to clean cutlery with food residue using Alconox:
Alconox makes an outstanding pre-wash solution for soaking cutlery and tableware to loosen dried-on food.

  1. Use 2 Tbsp. Alconox per gallon of hot water in a soak tub.
  2. Place soiled cutlery in the soak tub.
  3. After soaking, wash as usual.

How to clean cutlery with food residue in a sink by soaking with Liquinox:

  1. Dissolve 2 Tbsp of Liquinox detergent per gallon of warm water.
  2. Soak pans and utensils in the sink. Soaking time will vary depending on soil. Heavier soils will need more soaking time.
  3. Scrub any tough spots before and after soaking.
  4. Rinse thoroughly with tap water.
  5. Dry as appropriate.

How to clean cutlery with food residue in a sink by scrubbing with Liquinox:

  1. Pre-soak items in hot water or by running hot water over them.
  2. Soak a cloth or scrubbing pad in hot water and then moisten with a few teaspoons of Liquinox.
  3. Scrub items with Liquinox soaked cloth or scrubbing pad.
  4. Rinse items thoroughly with tap water.
  5. Dry with a fresh dry cloth to prevent water spots from forming.

How to clean cutlery exposed to raw or cooked proteins with Tergazyme:

  1. Add 2 cups of Tergazyme detergent to a basin of a 3-compartment commercial sink filled with warm water (See Table 2).  For effective cleaning only use warm water, NOT hot water, to avoid having the hot water degrade the enzyme.  Tergazyme solution should be made fresh daily.
  2. Soak items in the Tergazyme solution for a minimum of 20 minutes. Soak longer for heavier soils.
  3. Scrub any remaining tough spots.
  4. Rinse thoroughly with tap water
  5. Dry thoroughly.

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