Monthly Archives: February 2011

New dishwasher and root causes.

I’m need to talk, once again, about our dish washing process. One of the problems remaining as we’ve tried to make our dish washing process leaner is that the dishwasher itself is in poor health. Cups and dishes on the … Continue reading

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5S in the kitchen #5: “Kaizen” versus “Kaizen blitzes.”

It’s been a while since I wrote an update on my applying the “5S” organization process to our kitchen. The reason for this delay is related to something I mentioned once before: We have VERY little time to do anything … Continue reading

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5S in the kitchen #4: On to Straightening

As a first step towards “lean” cooking, I am working through the 5S workplace-organization process that begins many lean tranformations. I have now completed the First S – “Sorting”, in which you toss all the unnecessary stuff and keep only the … Continue reading

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