Why Restaurants Should Start Using Sage Cutting Boards

We always tell our customers how great our Sage cutting boards are and that they should start using them too. Just a few weeks back we were having a team lunch at one of our favourite restaurant. However, we could not help but notice some of their dishes are being served on wood serving boards.

The problem with wood serving boards

The problem with wood cutting boards

Did you know that wood servings boards can pose hygiene issues especially in the F&B industry? These serving boards or cutting boards are known to absorb everything on its surfaces because they are porous. This means liquids can seep through your wood cutting boards!

You may think putting them in the dishwasher will make them clean and ready for use again but this is where many restaurants are wrong!

Each time you place them in the dishwasher, the bacteria, liquid detergent as well juices of food from previous usage are reabsorbed into the the surfaces of these wood serving boards and cutting boards!

Can you imagine how unhygienic that is? You can re-purchase new serving boards when the existing ones are worn out but do you really want to constantly worry when is the right time to get new ones?

What is Sage cutting board and how does it differ from other cutting boards?

What is Sage cutting board?

Sage Cutting Board

(Read Products Inc)

Manufactured in Seattle, WA, Sage cutting boards are made from READ Woodfiber Laminate®, offering the character and performance of wood with the added benefit of extreme durability.

“Sage Surfaces & Sage Cook Tools are made from READ Woodfiber Laminate®, a panel material comprised of Woodfiber sheets that are saturated with plastic resin and heat-pressed.”  (Read Products Inc)

They are anti-bacterial, knife-friendly, detergent-washable and environmentally-friendly. The greatest benefit of Sage cutting boards is that its guaranteed to last a lifetime!

What are the other common cutting boards out there in the market?

Other than wood cutting boards, the three other common ones most households use are:

Plastic Cutting Boards(Amazon)

Plastic Cutting Boards

Users of plastic cutting boards love that they come in different colours to implement a colour-coding system for raw and cooked food. Though they are light-weight, plastic cutting boards tend to discolour and stain in after long-term usage.

Bamboo Cutting Board

(Cutlery and More)

Bamboo Cutting Boards

Bamboo cutting boards are great for those who are eco-friendly! The only downside to it is that applying oil on its surface regularly to counter the splinters, traps bacteria and dirt onto the surface when you leave it overnight.

Glass Cutting Boards


Glass Cutting Boards

Lastly, glass cutting boards are simply too expensive and they damage your knives! However, we have to admit, they are aesthetically pleasing to the eye, easy to clean and are non-porous.

Why should restaurants start using Sage serving boards?


Sage Cutting BoardsWood Cutting BoardsPlastic Cutting BoardsBamboo Cutting BoardsGlass Cutting Boards


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Sage cutting boards can be doubled as serving boards in restaurants. Most importantly, it combines all the benefits of common cutting boards most household use! Besides, with our Sage serving boards, restaurants can confidently tell customers or share on their social media platforms about their dedication in serving customers with the best eating experiences.

Sage cutting boards vs Wood cutting boards

Similar to wood cutting boards, Sage cutting boards are knife-friendly therefore they will not damage your prized-knives. The downside to owning one is that it harbours bacteria as it absorbs anything on its surfaces. On the other hand, Sage cutting boards are non-porous and do not allow bacteria to seep through.

Sage cutting boards vs Plastic cutting boards

Like plastic cutting boards, Sage cutting boards can be put in the dishwasher. However, plastic cutting boards are also home to bacteria and tend to stain after using for a long time. Getting a Sage cutting board saves you the trouble of having to constantly purchase a new once as it is guaranteed to last a lifetime!

Sage cutting boards vs Bamboo cutting boards

You can be eco-friendly with Sage cutting boards too! Sage cutting boards are made from FSC certified wood pulp. Similar to your bamboo cutting boards, it is an environmentally conscious choice. Besides, you do not have to oil Sage cutting boards regularly, in fact, you do not have to oil these FSC cutting boards at all!

Sage cutting boards vs Glass cutting boards

Lastly, just like glass cutting boards, Sage cutting boards are easy to clean and are non-porous. Not forgetting that it will not smash into pieces unlike your aesthetically pleasing but highly fragile glass cutting boards. Even if you do drop your Sage by accident, at the very most you get a dent but it does not compromise any of its function.

Where can I get Sage cutting boards?

Where to buy Sage cutting boards?

V-Care is the sole distributor of Sage professional cutting boards in Singapore. You can find Sage cutting boards at all OG outlets – OG Albert, OG Orchard Point and OG People’s Park. Head down to any of these 3 outlets to enjoy daily demonstrations by our friendly promoters!

If you are like us and prefer to shop at your own convenience, then browse through our Sage cutting boards on our shop!

If you are a representative of a restaurant or have any questions about about Sage cutting boards, do drop us a message via our contact form and we will get back to you at our soonest!

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