Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently issued a helpful guide for food truck owners and operators. Food trucks are becoming more and more popular throughout the US, especially here in Southern California. Do you have one, or are you considering acquiring one in the near future...
The exhaust system is one of the most important elements of any commercial kitchen. The purpose of a kitchen exhaust system is to remove hot air and odors as well as safely eliminating vaporized grease, which is a natural byproduct of cooking. Naturally, cooking foods with oil results in more...
Flue Steam has been serving Southern California since 1971 – for over 40 years! Since the very beginning, we’ve been committed to making commercial kitchens safer and more efficient with our various services. You can really trust your commercial kitchen to our capable hands. Begin your...
Did you hear about the fire that occurred a couple of weeks ago at Porkie’s Restaurant at 130 1st Ave, Silvis. Firefighters responded to a call at 4:41am and it was extinguished at 5am – but not before it caused about $50,000 of damage (yikes!). What’s most important is that no one was injured...
Do you ever feel like there’s something you need to do, but you can’t remember what it is? It’s like a weird, unsettling feeling that lurks in the back of your mind, even keeping you up awake at night… but you just can’t bring yourself to remember. What was was so important? What did I need to...
Protect your commercial kitchen from dangerous – not to mention, costly – flash fires by signing up for our grease filter exchange service today. Grease filters are an essential part of your commercial kitchen exhaust system because they reduce the amount of vaporized grease that ends up within...
There are so many fun traditions related the Super Bowl. Getting together to watch the big game with friends on a big screen TV. Placing bets on your favorite team. Alternately laughing, groaning, and sighing at the commercials. And perhaps the most ubiquitous Super Bowl tradition is to enjoy...
When you’re the manager of a commercial kitchen, one of your most important imperatives is to make sure your kitchen is set up for safe cooking at all times. You definitely don’t want to put your kitchen staff and customers in danger by failing to abide by key safety regulations. Plus if a...
Many of those who manage a commercial kitchen, whether it’s in a restaurant, hotel, or somewhere else, feel a lot of stress. There’s so much that needs to get done every single day to keep operations running smoothly, and a limited amount of time. Sound familiar? Then you may want to...
If you manage a commercial kitchen, whether it’s in a restaurant or hotel, the holiday season is definitely “go time.” You’ve got to crank your process into high gear to serve all the hungry people who walk through your door well and ensure they’re absolutely satisfied. Many people expect food...
Do you ever wonder what the condition of your flue is? It’s one of the most important parts of your commercial kitchen, though many people don’t even think about their flues at all. Out of sight, out of mind, right? Well, it’s actually really important that your flue stays as clean as possible...
In commercial kitchens across the world, one of the biggest safety concerns is that when flues become dirty, devastating, costly flash fires can result. If a flash fire occurs in your commercial kitchen, you’re going to have to deal with any injuries that result – from your kitchen staff...
On October 6, a grease fire broke out at the Carl’s Jr. at 192 E. Redlands Boulevard near the 10 and 15 freeways in San Bernardino. Firefighters responded quickly after it was reported at 5:30am, reported the San Bernardino County Fire Department ’s Twitter account. Loma Linda and Colton fire...
If you manage a commercial kitchen, there are so many codes that you need to be aware of and on top of 24/7. If an inspector shows up unexpectedly and you’re caught with a dirty flue or another code-breaking situation, you could be slapped with serious fines. This could absolutely ruin not only...
Flash fires are a real danger in commercial kitchens in restaurants and hotels. Flash fires can be absolutely devastating because they can cause harm to people and damage equipment. Plus commercial kitchens have to close to make the necessary repairs, resulting in lots of lost income. Flash...
Flue Steam is well-known throughout Southern California for its commercial kitchen air control and fire prevention services, which have been offered since the company’s inception since 1971. So many Southern California commercial kitchen managers have relied on Flue Steam to handle their...
Here are 7 interesting facts about Flue Steamthat you may not be aware of. Read on – you might learn something! Flue Steam has been serving Southern California for over 40 years! That’s right – since 1971, we’ve been offering high quality commercial kitchen air control and fire prevention...
Flue Steam offers a wide range of excellent services that can make your commercial kitchen run more smoothly every day. One of our most popular services is grease filter exchange service. Now, you may be thinking to yourself – “what’s the point of that? Sounds like a luxury service I can’t...
The grease filter fills up fast in any commercial kitchen, particularly if your staff fries and sautés food frequently. Your commercial kitchen’s grease filters are a key part of your kitchen exhaust system because they reduce the amount of vaporized grease that end up within your exhaust system...

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