Food Preparation Supplies
Our food preparation supplies include color-coded cutting boards to prevent cross-contamination and cooling paddles to safely lower food temperatures.
Thermometers and Accessories
Thermometers indicate when meat and fish are cooked to safe serving temperatures. You’ll also find options to use in your refrigerator or oven.
Storage and Transport Supplies
These storage and transport supplies will help you keep ingredients, prepared foods, and ice properly contained and labeled for storage or transit.
Food Service Knife Safety Supplies
These knife safety supplies keep blades sharp and clean to protect your employees from cuts, abrasions, and contamination.
Cleaning and Sanitation Supplies
Properly disinfect your foodservice establishment with our cleaning and sanitation supplies. Browse our sanitizing chemicals, pails, wipes, and soaps.
First Aid and Emergency Supplies
Keep these first aid and emergency supplies readily available, so you can treat minor injuries. We offer everything from bandages to emergency lights.
HACCP & Food Safety Training
Use these HACCP and food safety training resources to ensure your employees understand the importance of safe preparation practices.
Food Safety Apparel
Protect customers and staff alike by outfitting your team with food safety apparel, including safety glasses, mitts, aprons, gloves, and hairnets.
By staying stocked up on the proper food safety supplies, you’ll greatly reduce the chances of foodborne illnesses and injuries. You’ll find a range of products that will treat or prevent accidents, ensuring your establishment continues to run safely and efficiently. Whether you operate a small deli, local bar, or concession stand, or you own a large restaurant, hotel, or cafeteria, we have the food safety equipment and supplies you need. For more great products to stock up on for use in your commercial kitchen, check out our food storage containers, sauce pots and stock pots, and cleaning chemicals. If you're wondering where to buy food safety supplies, we have a large selection of food safety supplies for sale at the lowest prices.
Disposable Gloves Buying Guide
Type of Material Qualities Latex Natural product made from rubber; biodegradable Super elastic, strong material; snug fit Greater comfort and tactile sensitivity than neoprene Safe for extended use More expensive than the alternative vinyl May cause allergic reactions Comes in two types: Powdered: Easy to put on hands when in glove form More resistant to rips and tears than powder-free Powder-free: More ideal for restaurants because there is no chance of powder making its way into the food Neoprene Offers great protection against chemicals, acids, and other harsh substances Best disposable glove material for high risk situations Can be latex-free to help reduce potential allergic reactions Maintains flexibility over wide temperature range Economical choice Nitrile Strong, but thin material Most chemically resistant and puncture-resistant when compared to other disposable glove materials Greater comfort and tactile sensitivity than neoprene Allergen, latex, and powder-free types to help reduce potential allergic reactions Mold well with hands for tight fit No residue left on your hands Safe for extended use Poly Type of synthetic rubber material; polyethylene Latex-free to help reduce potential allergic reactions Greater comfort and tactile sensitivity than neoprene Not ideal for work with hazardous materials Looser fit than latex, nitrile, and vinyl Lightweight for breathability Ideal for light-duty tasks Vinyl Latex-free material Comes in both thick and thin sizes Greater comfort and tactile sensitivity than neoprene Looser fit than latex and nitrile; tighter fit than poly Not ideal for work with hazardous materials Good for short-term use Most economical option when compared to nitrile and latex disposable gloves Comes in two types: Powdered: Easy to put on hands when in glove form More resistant to rips and tears than powder-free Powder-free: More ideal for restaurants because there is no chance of powder making its way into the food
Fire Extinguisher Buying Guide
Having a fire extinguisher is crucial to the safety of your restaurant, your employees, and your customers. It is therefore important that you understand associated components and terminology so that you know how to choose a fire extinguisher that’s right for you.
Restaurant Safety Tips
The prospect of opening a new restaurant is a very exciting, if not overwhelming, experience. That checklist of “to-do” items for a grand opening can be daunting. Taking effective measures toward keeping both your employees and customers safe is one of the most vital items on any owner’s list. The following kitchen safety tips provide a helpful look into some of the more critical components of a safety initiative. While it’s certainly not an exhaustive list, it should be able to steer food service professionals onto the right track. Fire and Electrical Protection According to research compiled by the National Fire Protection Association from 2006 to 2010, nearly 8,000 eating and drinking establishments report a fire each year. These incidents caused an annual average of $246 million in direct property damage. Restaurants, regardless of size, have all the ingredients for a fire to start and quickly spiral out of control. Serving at the forefront of awareness and protection against this kind of disaster is the National Restaurant Association, who has compiled its own fire safety checklist of prevention basics. Some of the more valuable preventative measures include: Installing an automatic fire-suppression system Keeping portable fire extinguishers as backup Scheduling regular maintenance on electrical equipment Having your exhaust system inspected for grease buildup Ensuring your kitchen is stocked with functioning fire extinguishers (along with the appropriate labels ) and emergency lights or exit signs Floors and Standing Surfaces The occasional spill of oil or water in the kitchen is unavoidable, especially in a high-volume commercial kitchen. What can be prevented however, are the accidents that follow as a result of slippery surfaces. In order to help prevent falls, have your shift supervisors focus on: Cleaning up with the right tools, such as the proper mops and buckets Requiring your employees to wear slip-resistant shoes Utilizing “wet floor” signs Adding we
Maintain a Safe and Clean Commercial Kitchen with Our Food Safety Supplies and Equipment
No matter what type of commercial food service establishment you operate, it’s extremely important to maintain a safe and healthy environment for your employees and customers. That’s why we offer a varied selection of food safety supplies that will allow you to store, prep, cook, and serve healthy and safe meals. We carry food safety equipment that’s necessary for the physical wellness of your staff, as well. Read more
To ensure your ingredients aren’t contaminated, undercooked, or spoiled, check out our various color-coded cutting boards, thermometers, and day of the week labels. Be sure to use ice scoops when handling ice, cooling paddles to bring soups down to safe storing temperatures, and vegetable wash to sanitize raw produce! You’ll also need to stock up on food safety supplies for use during the serving process. Keep chef hats, hairnets, and disposable gloves on hand for your cooks, servers, and wait staff to wear.
When it comes to your employees’ physical safety, it’s important to stock up on knife blade covers, fire extinguishers, and first aid kits. You should also provide your staff with sanitizing wipes, hand sinks, and soap, so they can wash their hands after using the restroom and before handling food. They can stay up-to-date on their food service industry and safety knowledge, as well, by reading our various educational books.