5 Steps To Steaming And Polishing Glassware

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Steps To Steaming And Polishing Glassware

Whether you are celebrating an occasion or sharing a glass of wine with a friend, the right glassware adds to your experience. Glassware refers to different types of glasses you will use during an event. This could include water glasses, wine glasses, and standard beverage glasses. Anyhow, let’s not talk much about the types of glasses we need for an event, let’s go straight to the point and discuss handling and polishing glassware. For the sake of consistency, and to avoid creating easily visible smudges and marks, follow the above steps to properly steam and polish glassware.

5 Steps To Steaming And Polishing Glassware:

Just think about a moment, how would you feel if you picked up a chipped glass? To avoid this, let’s have a look into the 5 steps to steaming and polishing glassware.

  1. Prepare A pitcher of how water to steam the glassware.
  2. Hold the glassware over the hot water to steam it.
  3. Dry the glassware with a polishing cloth.
  4. Polish your glassware with a polishing cloth.
  5. Check the glassware for chips, watermarks, or any other marks.
1. Prepare A Pitcher Of Hot Water To Steam The Glassware
Hot-Water-To-steam-Glassware 5 Steps To Steaming And Polishing Glassware
Pitcher Of How Water
2. Hold The Glassware Over The Hot Water To Steam It
Steaming-Glassware 5 Steps To Steaming And Polishing Glassware
Steaming Glassware
3. Dry The Glassware With A Polishing Cloth
Drying-Glassware 5 Steps To Steaming And Polishing Glassware
Drying Glassware
4. Polish Your Glassware With A Polishing Cloth
Polishing-Glass 5 Steps To Steaming And Polishing Glassware
Polishing Glassware
5. Check The Glassware For Chips, Watermarks Or Any Other Mark
Glassware-marks 5 Steps To Steaming And Polishing Glassware

When polishing glassware, remember to hold only the stem or the base of the glass and if the glass doesn’t have a stem, hold it at the lowest point. Guests have direct contact with the lip of the glass, so to avoid contamination don’t touch this area. Regardless of which type of glassware you handle, the hygiene of every item must be kept in mind.

How To Transport Glassware

Transporting-Glassware 5 Steps To Steaming And Polishing Glassware

As we went through above how to steaming and polishing glassware now let’s have a look into how to transport glassware. As every hotelier knows, glass is fragile, and it is important to learn and practice how to transport glassware safely. Transport glassware from the back of the house using racks or dollies. Test the dolly you’ve loaded with racks to ensure you’re comfortable with the weight. Don’t pack the racks higher than eye level. Glass breaks easily, so be careful when transporting it.

You can transport the glassware to the table using a tray but be careful to not overload it as glassware can be heavy if you overload your tray. Important to remember is that when you transport glassware to the table, always be aware of where and how you touch it and be careful to not leave fingerprints. Be sure to hold the glassware correctly all the time. So even when you are clearing up during or after an event, transport the glassware safely and don’t overload your trays or dollies. Your guests will notice when their glassware isn’t properly cleaned.

Practice the 5 simple steps for steaming and polishing glassware and don’t forget to hold it correctly once it’s been cleaned. Be mindful of the way you transport your glassware and ensure each item reaches the event area safely. Guests expect glassware to be sparkling and hygienically clean. Use what you’ve learned in this article, to do this perfectly every time.

FAQ’s:

  1. <strong>How To Polish Glassware?</strong>

    – Prepare A Pitcher Of Hot Water- Hold The Glassware Over The Hot Water To Steam It- Dry The Glassware With A Polishing Cloth- Polish Your Glassware With A Polishing Cloth- Check The Glassware For Chips, Watermarks, Or Any Other Mark.

  2. <strong>How To Transport Glassware?</strong>

    The glassware should be transported from the back of the house using racks or dollies. Test the dolly you’ve loaded with racks to ensure you’re comfortable with the weight.

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Adriatik
Adriatik
The founder and owner of Hotels & Hoteliers. A hotelier with over 15 years of experience working in different international branded Hotels. My Expertise is mainly in Food & Beverages and Front Office.

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