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Restaurant Closing Checklist Template


Checklist to go through before closing the restauurant doors.

Closing Inspection

Task list

  • All cutlery is washed, wiped & stacked properly along with crockery items
  • All service staff have been debriefed and assigned closing duties
  • All dirty glassware are washed, wiped & stacked
  • Floor has been cleaned by housekeeping staff
  • Garbage has been thrown and disposed properly
  • All crockery, cutlery, and glassware have been shifted to dishwasher
  • Back area & the service area are clean & store is properly stacked
  • Reported any breakage that occurred
  • All the tables & counters are clean
  • Folders for comment cards are checked
  • Air-conditioning has been switched off
  • Any items left over by the guest have been deposited with the lost and found
  • Restaurant has been reset for the following day
  • All equipment has been stored appropriately
  • Side station has been cleaned & stacked properly
  • Soiled linen is stored as per standard and the tied into bundles
  • Dish-wash has been cleared
  • Store requisition has been made after physically checking the stock
  • POS machine & music systems are switched off
  • No discrepancies in checks
  • Void items / KOT to be Authorized are evaluated
  • Check for the sale & menu item summary report
  • Log books are accurately filled-in
  • Closer/closers have clocked out
  • Lights have been switched off and the restaurant has been locked and alarmed