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: