Clean kitchen equipment


Disinfect kitchen equipment, utensils and other facilities such as trolleys and hot cupboards.

Alternative labels

wash cooking equipment
maintain kitchen utensils clean
clean equipment in kitchen

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Clean kitchen equipment is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Airline food service worker: Airline food service workers prepare food and serve customers. They prepare simple dishes to be used in places that serve food such restaurants, cafetarias, hotels, hospitals and ensure that kitchen operations run smoothly and efficiently.
Kitchen assistant: Kitchen assistants assist in the preparation of food and cleaning of the kitchen area.
Kitchen porter: Kitchen porters wash and clean kitchen areas, including pots, pans, utensils, cutlery and dishes. They prepare the kitchen area before service, and receive and store supplies.

Optional skill

Clean kitchen equipment is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Street food vendor: Street food vendors sell food preparations, dishes and products on organised outdoor or indoor market places, or on the streets. They prepare the food in their stalls. Street food vendors use sales techniques to recommend their products to passers-by.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022