IKECA Journal - Current Issue

The IKECA Journal is a trade magazine that serves the commercial kitchen exhaust cleaning industry. Topics deal with best practices and innovations in the industry as well as items of interest to insurance providers, local authorities, restaurant and food service facility managers and suppliers to the industry.

2015 Fall Edition Deadlines

  • The deadline for editorial is August 26; all content submitted by that date will be considered by IKECA's Editorial Review Board.  Please submit your article via email here.
  • Artwork for advertisements are due no later than September 4, please submit via email here.
  • An email confirmation will be sent upon receipt of submissions; if you do not receive a confirmation, please contact us before the deadline at 215-320-3876.

2015 Editorial Submission and Advertising Information

  • Click here for Article Submission Guidelines.
  • Click here to view 2015 Advertisement Rates and Insertion Guidelines

From the current issue…

The Journal is an industry publication for cleaners, fire marshals, insurance professionals, facility managers, vendors, and other interested parties in the commercial kitchen exhaust cleaning and inspection industry.

As a benefit of membership, The Journal is disbursed at IKECA's Bi-Annual conferences. The Journal Archives, which contains current and past issues is available for both members and the public.

Spring 2015

Featured Articles, News and Tips

Featured Articles: 

Maximize Your Membership: Make the Most of Your Investment in IKECA by Educating the Customer

Kevin Pearson, CECS, Grime Stoppers, Inc.
Progressive Discipline: Because You Can't Spank Your Employees 
Brian Smith, Omni Containment Systems 

Don't Miss In This Issue:

Recollections of My Friend Jay Taylor, An American Pioneer
Steven Potter, CECS, C&S Fire-Safe Services

Coaching the Uncoachable
Nanyce M. Combs, AEP, SPHR, HR Enterprise, Inc.

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Buy Employment Practices Liability Insurance 

The Hidden Cost of Claims
R. Bruce Walsh, CBIZ Insurance Services  

AHJ News:

Interview with AHJ Member Paris Smith-Higbie
Paris Smith-Higbie, Chief Fire Marshal of Westerville Division of Fire


The International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association prints The IKECA Journal to provide its members and other interested parties in the commercial kitchen exhaust cleaning industry with a forum for the discussion of topics of interest to the entire industry.

The ideas and opinions expressed in the IKECA Journal are solely those of the contributors and authors and do not necessarily represent the view, positions or policies of IKECA, its members, its board of directors, officers or staff. IKECA is not responsible for any claims made in any advertisements, and does not endorse any manufacturer, supplier or vendor

The IKECA Journal is a publication of the International Kitchen Exhaust Cleaning Association. © 2011. All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without express written consent of IKECA. For more information or to order additional copies, contact the Association.