old grill how do i clean it

Discussion in 'Professional Chefs' started by cajunfman, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. cajunfman

    cajunfman

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    In the restaurant I am renting they have equipment that has not been used or cleaned in about 12 yrs. I am lost at how to clean this flat top grill!!! I scrap it, I scrub it, I use vinegar, I use the brick but there is still black stuff in the food when I cook....so I just don't cook on it but I want to!!! Please help!!
     
  2. djoko verona

    djoko verona

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    Sandpaper mashine ... It works perfect to make it like a new .. And after that just make sure that when you finish every night you will clean it properly.
    Cheers
     
  3. meezenplaz

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    ive had the best luck with a razor scraper (putty knife no good!) then use an electric drill or hand grinder with a wire brush attachment. once its clean be sure to season the grill top with oil and bake it on etc.
     
  4. chefbuba

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    Break out the chemicals.
     
  5. shootoo

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    Get it smoking hot
    Let all the shit on the surface turn to carbon
    Take a long scraper with handles
    Get a workout lol

    We had one that was old and hard to clean, took about 2 weeks of work to get it down to the metal again
     
  6. chefedb

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    Just be extremely careful that you dont get it smoking hot and pour any water on it. Otherwise it will most likely warp
     
  7. smalltownchef

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    walpaper scraper(with the long razor blades) and change the blades often. any hardware store will have them