CARE AND HANDLING

Improper handling is the number one cause of glassware breakage.

Do
  • Check for clarity and cleanliness

    before presenting

  • Check dishwasher temperature

    twice daily

  • Pour ice out of glassware and

    let it reach room temperature

    before washing

  • Handle glassware gently

    and quietly

  • Remove abraded, cracked or

    chipped glassware from service

  • Be sure to keep enough glassware

    on hand

  • Use correct racks for stemware

    and tumblers

  • Use a scoop to place ice in

    glassware

Don't
  • Use foggy or dirty glassware

  • Put cold water or ice into a warm

    or hot glass

  • Pick up glasses in bouquets,

    only individually

  • Put flatware into glasses

  • Stack glassware not designed

    to stack

  • Use the glass itself as an ice scoop