A Different Approach to Plant Tours

Tom Fricke

CEO at Bar Louie

Learning Objectives

Often the best way assess the ability of manufacturing facility to produce a quality product is to focus on the material condition and cleanliness of the entire facility rather than the line itself, or adherence to the process.


Key Takeaways:



  • A poorly maintained facility will not be able to produce a quality product consistently

  • When touring a facility take the time to walk the entire facitlity, including the outside and perimeter

  • These ideas apply to any manufacturing facility, including restaurant kitchens