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What Cleaning Hacks Did You Learn Working In Restaurants?

"If you've got time to lean, you've got time to clean."

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Working in a restaurant can be hard...


On top of the long hours and hot AF kitchens, chefs can be pretty darn picky about keeping things clean*.


*And not just clean, polishing-with-a-toothbrush clean.

Some chefs want their pans to shine, and their floors to shimmer.

It's not uncommon for some restaurants to go through an ENTIRE can of stainless steel polish every week.

After so much cleaning, you learn how to do it faster, smarter, and better.


You learn techniques that make the kitchen shine in no time.

What cleaning tricks did you pick up in restaurants?


Maybe you realized that cleaning the counters with a squeegee is way faster than using a towel.

Something that helped you survive the dreaded deep clean day?

Maybe a handheld steamer saved your life.

A special product or tool that helped get that ~*show kitchen shine*~ ?

Was Bar Keepers Friend your saving grace?
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Tell us your best restaurant cleaning tricks in the comments below and they could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post!

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