Make sure youre getting the good
water you need. Check your water source for softened or
hard water. If necessary, run your water through a water
Keep all coffee stored in a clean, dry place away from heat
registers and vents or extreme cold for maximum freshness.
Know the correct operation of your coffee brewing equipment
for maximum performance. Use only quality controlled paper
filters designed to fit your brewing equipment.
Make sure decanters and/or pots used at serving stations
are kept clean every day.
Dispose of filter and grounds immediately after brewing
to prevent drip-through of unwanted flavors trapped in used
Clean your brewing equipment regularly (especially the spray
head area)at least once a week.
Rinse out filter basket and brew pots between each
END OF DAY
Scrub & rinse brewers, coffee funnels and brew
Use recommended cleaning compound to scrub the outside
Rinse equipment thoroughly with cold water
Check spray head for clogging
Thoroughly clean brew basket
Clean out grinder
Mix fresh brewed coffee with previously
brewed coffee because this will dilute the taste and affect
the flavor of the whole pot.
Brew over previously used coffee grounds since all of the
designed flavor has already been completely extracted.
Re-heat any coffee for serving that has dropped to a temperature
Serve coffee using beans or ground coffee past the freshness
Let coffee bake on a serving station or brewer.
Twenty to thirty minutes is the maximum time allowable for
an open pot to deliver a perfect cup of coffee.
Serve coffee in pots or decanters that havent been
properly cleaned acids and other organic materials
can taint even the best brewed coffee.