Everything is organized by categories and uses. Now we don't have to tear the whole room apart to find that missing box of pasta or that long-missing mustard!
When I cleaned off one shelf, I put the contents on the center countertop. Then I would wash the shelf, go outside for a while with the dogs while it dried and then come back and restock it neatly. With about 6 shelves and the floorspace, it took all day:)