Restaurants Checklist

Use checklists in all work areas in the restaurant to complete tasks more efficiently and reliably.

Go paperless, conduct inspections easily and solve issues quicker with your teammates.

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Restaurant Opening Checklist

Use this template to check all areas for their functional activity before opening a restaurant.

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Kitchen Cleaning Checklist

This checklist for general kitchen cleaning SOP helps to ensure a clean and hygienic restaurant.

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Restaurant Audit

Use this checklist template to conduct a comprehensive audit of your restaurant.

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Restaurant Food Safety Checklist

Use this checklist to ensure that all areas in the facility are kept clean and monitor if found hazards from the previous inspection have been corrected.

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Restaurant Customer Satisfaction Survey

Evaluate all the aspects of a restaurant visit with the help of this restaurant customer satisfaction survey.

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For what a checklist in the restaurant?


Checklists in the hospitality industry are an excellent training and operational tool for achieving consistent performance in the ordering process. They also help to identify problems that have a negative impact on business quickly. Using checklists for the different areas of work in the hospitality industry can help improve operations, training, cleanliness, food safety and customer satisfaction.


In principle, every safety or quality inspection in a restaurant can be illustrated with a checklist: from the training plan to pest control. The checklist format offers numerous advantages to restaurateurs and their employees, but above all, regular inspections with checklists assure customers that their restaurant visit will be a positive experience from the perspective of hygiene and accident prevention.



This article deals with the following points:


1. The top advantages of a restaurant checklist


2. Utilize all advantages with mobile app



The top advantages of a digital checklist in a restaurant


In many restaurants, inspections and audits are carried out with checklists, but these are still largely made of paper and are filled in manually with a pen. A system that has proven its worth for many and has become part of everyday work. At the same time, it has many disadvantages compared to a digital and mobile application. The following advantages speak for the change from paper to digital - also in the restaurants.


Saving time and money


With a digital checklist in the restaurant, inspections can be carried out up to four times faster. Digital documents can be immediately adapted to newly designed processes. In contrast, a rigid paper restaurant checklist requires numerous steps for updating, communication and training. Working time that can be used elsewhere with digital checklists. Also, restaurants save a lot of paper each year for analogue inspections. Digital forms also do not require physical space for filing and documentation. All data is accessible anytime, anywhere via secure and protected cloud storage.


Automate inspection reports


After an audit or inspection, the results must be compiled into a report. A difficult task, which many auditors likes to postpone. A digital restaurant operation checklist makes this process more efficient by combining the tasks of inspection and reporting into one.


Modern technology offers the advantage that a report is automatically generated immediately after the completion of each inspection. The employee hardly has to do anything for this, except select the right settings. If the report needs to be revised, this can also be done more easily and immediately on the digital document.


Simplified cooperation


Paper documents make teamwork more difficult because the information can only be exchanged directly. In contrast, a digital checklist in the catering industry is usually used via a central platform to which all team members have access. This procedure promotes prompt communication and the easier and faster allocation and tracking of orders.



Use all the advantages of a mobile app


Gastronomy is exhausting and demanding. The mobile app from Lumiform with its digital checklists for all areas in the restaurant aims to make the work of restaurateurs and employees easier. The digital solution enables any kind of quality and safety inspection simply by tablet or smartphone - online or offline. This saves time and money and also makes communication easier.


The desktop software is used to create checklists in advance. Later, the data collected on-site is evaluated here. This significantly reduces the risk of quality losses, industrial accidents, documentation errors and damage to reputation. The very simple operation offers no scope for errors by the inspectors. The app offers less complexity in documenting or filling out checklists than complicated paper or Excel lists.


Besides, catering businesses profit in their daily business from the following further advantages:


  • With the help of the flexible form construction kit, every individual paper list is converted into a digital checklist within a few minutes.

  • Keep an overview of what is happening on-site at all times

  • Via the super intuitive mobile application team colleagues can perform any check with ease and save time.

  • Reports are created automatically - this saves the complete postprocessing.

  • Comprehensive analyses help to uncover inefficient areas in the company more quickly and thus to continuously improve audit processes.