Use a sponge or cleaning cloth and hot, soapy water to clean the outside of the toaster, as well as the crumb tray. Never use abrasives on your toaster. If the food particles are stuck and difficult to remove, wet them and allow them to soften for a few minutes. Attempt to remove them again.
Use a clean cloth and water to wipe the toaster free of any soap residue. Use a clean, dry cloth to dry the toaster. Allow the toaster to dry completely before plugging it back into the outlet