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Powering Performance in the Restaurant Industry

Ecolab helps you drive financial performance. Through a comprehensive approach, we power outcomes that matter most for your bottom line: Delighted guests, a protected reputation and optimized restaurant operations.

Our experts are an extension of your team. They provide on-site guidance for food safety and compliance as well as actionable insights to improve service and training.

With Ecolab, you have the resources and confidence you need for all areas of your restaurant operations: back of house, front of house and ghost kitchens.

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We can’t wait to show you our world-class innovation in chemistry, information, automation and service.

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Are your restaurant operations as efficient as they could be?


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in 2020


increased the minimum wage in 2021 (Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.) 


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Comprehensive Solutions for Restaurant Management

Ecolab provides restaurants with innovative, targeted, best-in-class solutions that help drive performance and build trust.

  • Industry-leading chemistry and high-performance cleaning and disinfection solutions  
  • Digital insights and training on cleaning performance at your restaurant
  • Food safety audits and regulation expertise 
  • Guidance and communication tools to help simplify restaurant procedures and processes 
  • Innovative restaurant water solutions that enhance food and beverage quality
  • Warewashing solutions that reduce rewash — saving time, water and energy
  • Fast-acting solutions for high fluctuations in order demand
  • Pest elimination solutions 
  • Cleaning products that kill Norovirus and the virus that causes COVID-19


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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The Next Level in Food Safety: From Simply Compliant to Total Commitment

Learn more about what proactive steps your restaurant can take to move from the food safety basics of training and awareness to motivating consistent action every day.

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Food Safety: Your Secret Ingredient for Delighted Guests

Hear from our expert Mandy Sedlak about how food safety can play a vital role in making a positive first impression and maintaining loyalty with customers

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Helping Offset the Labor Squeeze and Tightening Operations: A Partnership Perspective

Labor challenges continue to impact many industries and business segments — some of the most significant shortages are hitting areas where demands are higher than ever.

Are you meeting customer expectations for restaurant cleaning procedures?


of consumers want a restaurant to have an official certification of cleanliness (Deloitte)

1 in 4

people say cleaning and sanitation is the top factor in choosing which businesses to visit (McKinsey Survey)

Feel Safer

when businesses raise their cleaning protocols to include hospital disinfectants (Ecolab proprietary research conducted May 2020)

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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 Industry Experts at Your Fingertips


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Technical Specialists

the industry’s largest team of experts


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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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Public Health

Consumers demand clean, healthy restaurants, and Ecolab helps you deliver. We offer a variety of cleaning solutions and data-driven insights to help you run clean, safe and efficient operations.

The end result? You deliver exceptional experiences while reducing costs and enhancing employee and guest safety in your restaurant operation.

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Tips for Flu Prevention in Restaurants

Ecolab covid-19 food service and food safety procedures, guidelines and educational resources.

COVID-19 Resources for Restaurants

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Pest Elimination Services for Restaurants

Stay up-to-date on restaurant industry best practices and Ecolab expert guidance.

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Restaurant Solutions Guide

Meet the highest standards for cleanliness, compliance and business results with Ecolab products, including SMARTPOWER™, a complete warewashing program for results that shine, the first time.

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Sink & Surface Cleaner Sanitizer

Sink & Surface Cleaner Sanitizer is a no-rinse, 2-in-1 food contact surface cleaner sanitizer concentrate that helps optimize labor and restaurant operations.

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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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No-Rinse Alkaline Floor Cleaner

No-Rinse Alkaline Floor Cleaner is a high-performance alkaline floor cleaner that delivers superior cleaning results to both the front and back of house. Compatible with most flooring substrates and safe on grout.

Grease Express No Boil Cleaner

Grease Express™ No-Boil Fryer Cleaner

Grease Express™ No-Boil Fryer Cleaner is a no-boil, ready-to-use deep fryer cleaner formulated to remove cooked-on carbon and grease.

Restaurant Solutions

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