number two contains hot clean water or a sanitizing
solution which is applied with a clean sponge.
5. Special attention should be given to the door
gaskets to prevent damage and deterioration.
6. After defrosting, cleaning, and wiping dry, you
should turn the electric supply back on.
This machine is usually located in the messing area
and the patrons serve themselves. The MSs are
responsible for preparing the ice-cream mix and cleaning
and sanitizing the machine. It is a must that the machine
be sanitized before and after each use. Follow the
procedures of operation according to the technical manual
or the operation procedures posted next to the machine.
Cleaning After Each Use
Soft-serve ice-cream machines are very susceptible
to a rapid bacterial growth of even a little amount of
ice-cream mix left in the machine or on any area the mix
contacted. Therefore, following the procedures in
cleaning the machine are very important. The
procedures are as follows:
1. Empty freezer and flush with cold water until
water runs clear.
2. Rinse again with warm water (120°F).
3. Place 1 gallon of hand-dishwashing detergent
and water (140°F) solution into the hopper. Move the
switch to the WASH position and operate for 2 minutes.
Draw off water solution.
4. Rinse the interior of the machine with clean
5. Remove all detachable parts, freezer door
assembly, and drawoff plunger, beater, blades, and
beater drive shaft, mix feed assembly, and hopper cover
6. Wash all parts in detergent solution and brush all
Brush inside of freezing cylinder; pay
particular attention to the back wall and shaft
connection. Rinse all parts thoroughly and allow them
to air dry.
7. Store all clean parts in a clean storage area until
Sanitize the Machine Before Use
Prepare sanitizing solution according to package
directions on calcium hypochlorite or disinfectant
foodservice. Wear disposable gloves when assembling
the machine. Dip each part in solution as machine is
assembled. Pour remaining solution into the hopper and
brush solution over entire inside and lid. Let the
machine runs for 1 minute to allow the solution to run
through the mixer. Drain completely and the machine
is ready for use.
Coffee makers used in the GM are normally electric
and may be of different types. The automatic twin
coffee urn and the automatic coffee maker (figs. 4-15
and 4-16) are the types used most often in general and
Figure 4-15.Automatic twin coffee urn.
Figure 4-16.Automatic coffee maker.