Remember to always follow equipment manufacturer’s recommendations for pre-heating, but here are some safety tips to insure you have a safe and efficient chafer set-up…(Voice over portion showing shots of each step quickly)
-Always select fuel to last the length of engagement so it will not be necessary to change fuels
during the event
-Always ensure water is hot and steaming and foods are at a minimum serving temperature of
140°F before putting food pan in place
-Always use proper tool for removing lids.
-Chafing fuels are NOT designed to cook; only maintain proper temperature for serving
-Keep chafing fuels away from flammable table decorations or nearby items (i.e., curtains)
-Always light fuels IN PLACE; use a long reach match or butane lighter; do not use other lighted
cans or rolled up paper
-Avoid touching GEL-TYPE cans as they become superheated overtime as the flame burns into
-Always extinguish chafing fuel at the end of the event, using the proper tool
-Dispose of spent fuel cans properly
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