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Driving Customer Satisfaction and Efficient Operations in the Restaurant Industry

We partner with restaurant owners and managers to help address evolving industry needs, from high employee turnover to increased cleanliness expectations from guests.

As a partner, Ecolab can help ensure that your restaurant operations are clean, safe and efficient. We offer science-backed products and programs, expert insights and ongoing support to help you address these challenges, improve operations, protect your reputation and provide exceptional guest experiences. 


Explore How We Help Our Customers Succeed Across Their Entire Operation

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Improving Your Operational Efficiency

45% of operators say they can’t support demand with staffers currently on hand.***

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Protecting Your Brand Reputation

3 in 4 consumers would not patronize businesses with negative online reviews about the cleanliness.*

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Meeting Rising Guest Expectations for Cleanliness

61% say they wouldn’t return to a business that was unclean, compared to 35% that won’t come back after poor customer service.**

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Protecting Your Bottom Line

98% of operators say labor costs are a “significant” or “moderate” challenge.***


Comprehensive Restaurant Offerings Covering Your Full Operation

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1.  Machine and Manual Warewashing
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Food Preparation and Safety Solutions
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Water Safety
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Surface Disinfectants and Cleaners
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To-go and Virtual Kitchen Food Safety
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Floor Care
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Hand Hygiene
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Pest Elimination Solutions
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Restroom Cleaners, Disinfectants and Odor Control

Restaurant Solutions Guide

Ecolab Low Temp (ELT) commercial dish machine

ELT Dishmachine

The Ecolab Low Temp (ELT) commercial dishmachine provides exceptional one-pass wash results with water and energy efficiency. The new recirculating design with 67s cycle time enables water, energy and labor savings while achieving outstanding results.

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SMARTPOWER™ and Commercial Dishwashing Machines

SMARTPOWER™ is a complete warewashing program for the food service industry that combines innovative chemistry and expert service to deliver the highest level of cleanliness for your guests and to simplify your operations.

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Nexa™ Hand Hygiene System

The Nexa™ Hand Hygiene System combines state-of-the art connected dispensers with Ecolab hand hygiene products, from liquid and foam cosmetic hand soaps to antimicrobial foam soap and gel hand sanitizers. Available in manual or touch-free.


Actionable Insights

With Ecolab as your partner, you will receive data-driven insights that help you better understand how to focus your efforts and maximize results. 

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Real-time Visibility

Eyes and ears on your units to gain real-time visibility of risk and performance.

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Predictive Risk Alerts

An analytics-powered approach to proactive risk identification and prioritization.

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Intelligent Prioritization

Prioritizing your team’s critical action items to enhance efficiency and compliance across your operations.

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Data-driven Action

Leveraging data-driven insights to execute targeted corrective actions on your behalf.


Expertise

Our team of experts leverage extensive scientific knowledge to provide insight into restaurant industry best practices and hands-on guidance to improve operations. 

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Responsive and Expansive

Unmatched nationwide network of over 2,000 sales and service associates—there when you need them, and available virtually 24/7.

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Scientific

On-demand in-house expertise in public health, disinfection and food safety.

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Proactive

Guidance to keep you ahead of evolving compliance requirements, new challenges and uncertainties.

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Targeted Training

On-site to provide hands-on service, consultation and guidance.


Industry Experts at Your Fingertips


1,600+

Scientists, Engineers and
Technical Specialists

the industry’s largest team of experts


19

Global Technology Centers
ready to solve your emerging challengesin 2020


9,400+

Patents
unique chemistry and technology
in 2020

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How we help our restaurant partners:

Innovative, effective products
Comprehensive programs
Actionable insights from industry experts
Ongoing training and support
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Restaurant Food Safety

Ecolab supports our customers’ commitment to food safety by providing products, services and expertise to help reduce the risk of foodborne pathogens and improve restaurant cleanliness and sanitation. Our team of food safety experts provides on-site and virtual consultations and training, and we offer data monitoring and real-time, actionable insights to help protect against food sanitation challenges. At Ecolab, we don’t just care about food safety — we care about protecting your reputation.

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Ecolab Science Certified™:

A Commitment to the Highest Standards of Cleanliness

Ecolab Science Certified™ is a comprehensive, science-based food safety and public health program designed to help give your staff and customers confidence that your operations are committed to the most thorough cleaning and disinfecting practices.


Restaurant Solutions

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References

*Modern Restaurant Management
**OnePoll Survey. January 2024.
***2024 National Restaurant Association State of the Industry Report