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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.

Comprehensive Restaurant Offerings Covering Your Full Operation

Are your restaurant operations as efficient as they could be?


in overall cost of labor in 2020 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
in 2020


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


average cost to train a new employee (
in 2020

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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
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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 —
Advancing Cleaner, Safer Practices

Ecolab’s Science Certified™ Program helps you deliver guest assurance through a comprehensive, science-based public health and food safety program that combines science-backed products, procedures and training with periodic auditing to help deliver a higher level of cleanliness and advance cleaner, safer practices.

Restaurant Industry Experts at Your Fingertips


Scientists, Engineers and
Technical Specialists:

the industry’s largest team of experts


Global Technology Centers:
ready to solve your emerging challenges


unique chemistry and technology
in 2020

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

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Foodservice 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.

Download the Ecolab restaurant product guide
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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

The SMARTPOWER™ warewash program and Ecolab Commercial Dishwashing Machines use innovative chemistry and expert service to deliver the highest level of cleanliness.

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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.

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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.

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