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Ideas Regards to Office Kitchen - Improve Break Times

by Jassyjass about a month ago in how to
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The key to having good office kitchen ideas in the first place is to understand not only what you and your team want, but also what you have to work with.

Many of us still work from home, so going back to the office might be difficult after working from home for so long. The world feels as it used to again, which is a positive. We can now again interact with our co-workers, clients, and customers. Business travel and meetings have resumed. Never before has business on as usual felt so pleasant.

On the other hand, traffic jams, expensive petroleum, and frantic commutes have replaced stepping out of bed and into your own kitchen in the morning, leaving you in an office kitchen without your favorite coffee and with no means to obtain a proper breakfast to start the day.

However, things don't have to be that way. You might make work feel a lot more like home during breaks by making a few small changes, and improvements, and implementing some commercial kitchen ideas.

The Office kitchen does not have to be large (or costly)

The key to having good office kitchen ideas in the first place is to understand not only what you and your team want, but also what you have to work with.

It's pointless to plan for a full-size espresso machine if you don't have the space (or the budget) for one. Measure the space and figure out how to make the most of it - stacking safely and using modular kitchen storage is the way to go.

If space is limited and things keep getting buried in cupboards, consider shelving instead of units.

Once you have a floor plan and measurements for counter space and units, you can start thinking about furniture, colors, and the essential office kitchen gadgetry.

There will be some non-negotiable, such as a fridge, kettle, and microwave, but beyond that, it will be mostly "nice to have" rather than "necessary." What matters most is that it is well-stocked, simple to use and that everything works.

You don't need a lot of space to make a great office kitchen; you just need to know how to use it. In a small space, less is more, so stick to the basics and do them well.

Provide decent, dependable equipment, as well as a convenient location for cleaning and washing up - and make the kitchen as easy to maintain as possible for busy staff.

Allow teams to clean up after themselves more easily

That no one's idea of a life's primary concern is the office kitchen. Particularly when there is work to be done. It's easy to point fingers, but it's even easier to listen to your team's needs and find ways to simplify the process of essential kitchen care. Here are some ideas for office kitchens to help with day-to-day care:

  1. Install an office dishwasher if you have the space. It will save your team hours of lunchtime each week and will solve almost all of your dirty dish problems (read more: Cleaning the Office Dishwasher).
  2. Is there no dishwasher? Then, ensure that your sinks and draining racks are in good working order. Stock up on cleaning cloths, anti-bacterial spray, sponges, and dishwashing liquid. Keep cleaning supplies visible and easily accessible. It may seem silly to even bring this up, but finding a well-stocked office kitchen is surprisingly rare!
  3. Install an office dishwasher if you have the space. It will save your team hours of lunchtime each week and will solve almost all of your dirty dish problems (read more: Cleaning the Office Dishwasher).
  4. Is there no dishwasher? Then, ensure that your sinks and draining racks are in good working order. Stock up on cleaning cloths, anti-bacterial spray, sponges, and dishwashing liquid. Keep cleaning supplies visible and easily accessible. It may seem silly to even bring this up, but finding a well-stocked office kitchen is surprisingly rare!

What to include in an office kitchen?

What else can you add to your office kitchen, aside from a dishwasher and glass-fronted refrigerators, to make it a more pleasant place to work? Consider the following office kitchen ideas:

  • No-touch bins are a wonderful idea, especially in a post-COVID world.
  • A toaster can go a long way, and a hotplate or panini press can go even further...
  • As long as it is well-maintained, a bean-to-cup coffee machine will make a lot of people happy (read more: How to Clean the Office Coffee Machine)
  • Maintain a stock of fruits, milk, bread, and snacks similar to what people would have at home.
  • Make it communal if there is enough room. As with any other functional kitchen, designate prep areas, seating areas, and cleaning stations.

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This is completely logical. In reality, you may use the same principle to clean any residential or commercial space. For instance, make sure to finish the dishes, empty the dishwasher, and clear the work surfaces before beginning any heavy cleaning in the kitchen. The main goal is to do as little cleaning as possible.

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Jassyjass

I started writing after the Lockdown started when I lost my job, thinking about what to do now. I am not a professional writer but I love writing about some topics.

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