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  • Bar Maid’s Fly-Bye drain trap seal reduces risks associated with the spread of COVID-19

    Bar Maid’s Fly-Bye drain trap seal reduces risks associated with the spread of COVID-19

    by Carla Landi Bar Maid’s Fly-Bye Drain Trap Seal provides a solution to a critical COVID health risk in foodservice operations.  As you implement thorough cleaning procedures and risk prevention initiatives in your operation, be sure to check your drains.   There are two apparent things that give everybody the impression of “not sanitary.” They are   Read More »
  • Why Is Establishing A Healthy Company Culture Such A Crucial Part Of Business? Check Out A Few Benefits:

    Why Is Establishing A Healthy Company Culture Such A Crucial Part Of Business? Check Out A Few Benefits:

    Hiring new talent: A healthy company culture gives your restaurant a competitive advantage when it comes to attracting new talent. Happy employees can become your strongest recruitment resource; when they tell others how much they love working in your restaurant, others will naturally apply for positions! Retention and Loyalty: A healthy company culture breeds happy   Read More »
  • HOW TO CREATE A HEALTHY COMPANY CULTURE IN YOUR RESTAURANT

    HOW TO CREATE A HEALTHY COMPANY CULTURE IN YOUR RESTAURANT

    By: Kim Lorang In any company, creating and maintaining a healthy culture is the key to employee retention and happiness. One might argue that this is even more important in restaurants, where team members often work long shifts and truly depend on one another to provide exceptional service to customers. A positive, healthy culture where   Read More »
  • NEW CARLISLE SQUARES FOOD STORAGE CONTAINERS

    NEW CARLISLE SQUARES FOOD STORAGE CONTAINERS

    Carlisle recently introduced their new Carlisle Squares™ food storage containers. These containers maximize storage space while providing the added features foodservice professionals love. They are available in clear polycarbonate or opaque polyethylene. The color-coded liter and quart markings match the color-coded lids for quick product identification and to keep food organized and separated for sanitary   Read More »
  • TRAULSEN INTRODUCES CENTERLINE™

    TRAULSEN INTRODUCES CENTERLINE™

    Centerline™ by Traulsen introduces a line of simple, affordable refrigeration equipment for operations that demand quality and reliability without the need for advanced technology features or capabilities. In July 2020, Traulsen announced the addition of Centerline™ Reach-In Refrigerators and Freezers, Prep Tables, and Compact Undercounter Refrigerators and Freezers to their line-up. Traulsen’s goal behind Centerline™ is   Read More »
  • Right Safety Measures for Correctional Facilities Kitchen Designs Are Critical

    Right Safety Measures for Correctional Facilities Kitchen Designs Are Critical

    There is a 15-item prison checklist from the Federal Bureau of Prisons that has to be adhered to so kosher meals can be ‘religiously certified’. This is just one challenge a correctional facility kitchen has to face. Every day, there are potential behavior problems from abusive diners that have the potential to ruin the flow   Read More »
  • Outdated School Cafeteria Refrigerators Negatively Impact School Districts and Students

    Outdated School Cafeteria Refrigerators Negatively Impact School Districts and Students

    Some schools have outdated equipment such as inefficient refrigerators, outdated ovens, and more in their kitchens. This makes it difficult for even the best staff to store and prepare fresh, healthy foods. You want and need students to be healthy and well-fed so they can do their best in school. A lot of children depend   Read More »
  • 7 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Shopping For Commercial Grade Kitchen Equipment

    7 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Shopping For Commercial Grade Kitchen Equipment

    Food service equipment gobbles up a significant portion of a restaurant or cafeteria start-up budget. Buying the wrong commercial grade restaurant supply may have huge financial implications in the form of repairs and replacements. No investor wants to spend their money on costly maintenance even before your new business is off the ground. Take a   Read More »
  • 6 Must-Ask Questions When Selecting Commercial Kitchen Equipment

    6 Must-Ask Questions When Selecting Commercial Kitchen Equipment

    Starting a catering business is an exciting experience that can also be overwhelming. Part of the necessary installations is the restaurant exhaust hoods meant to provide proper ventilation for your kitchen. Did you know that as of 2016, the number of inmates in federal and state prisons stood at 2,162,400? These correctional facilities have unique   Read More »
  • How to Choose the Right Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Hood

    How to Choose the Right Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Hood

    The exhaust hood is the heart of any commercial kitchen’s ventilation system. The range hood manages airflow by removing smoke, steam, soot, heat and grease vapors out of the kitchen area. The commercial kitchen exhaust hood not only protects your staff from excessive heat but also helps the cooking area remain clean. Poorly ventilated kitchens   Read More »
  • How to Make Sure Your Kitchen Equipment will Fit Your Space

    How to Make Sure Your Kitchen Equipment will Fit Your Space

    The restaurant industry pulled in around $863 billion in sales in 2019, making it one of the largest industries in the world. To match the power of this industry, restaurant owners can sometimes be left scratching their heads on where to find the best kitchen equipment and equipment that will fit in their space. Utilizing   Read More »
  • 4 Standards of Efficient Correctional Facilities Kitchen Design

    4 Standards of Efficient Correctional Facilities Kitchen Design

    Every commercial kitchen comes with its own set of unique challenges. Correctional facilities kitchen contractors have even more challenges when it comes to providing prison kitchen design that is efficient and safe for everyone. Here are a few different ideas for ensuring that a correctional facilities kitchen is as efficient as possible while also protecting   Read More »
  • The Type of Food Service Equipment Used Shapes the Future of a Restaurant

    The Type of Food Service Equipment Used Shapes the Future of a Restaurant

    Over the past 5 years and clear to 2019, the industry for commercial cooking equipment manufacturing has seen substantial growth with revenue increasing for the industry at a yearly rate of 2.2% up to $3.7 billion. What is the one influence that will continue to shape food service in the future? The food service equipment   Read More »
  • 3 Food Service Trends for Restaurant Equipment in 2020

    3 Food Service Trends for Restaurant Equipment in 2020

    It’s no secret that running a food service business isn’t easy. In 2019 alone, the restaurant industry brought in approximately $863 billion in sales. That’s a lot of food to prepare in a short amount of time. Fortunately, having the right food service equipment on hand can help your business keep up with the demand.   Read More »
  • Is Your Correctional Facilities Kitchen Able to Keep Up?

    Is Your Correctional Facilities Kitchen Able to Keep Up?

    There is a 15-item checklist that has been compiled by the Federal Bureau of Prisons in regards to regulations that must be followed so kosher meals can be “religiously certified”. This is just one example of the regulations a correctional facility must go through in order to provide food. There are actually many others that   Read More »
  • 3 Tips for School Cafeteria Design

    3 Tips for School Cafeteria Design

    Cafeteria equipment doesn’t seem like something that comes with a lot of choices — as long as the students get to eat lunch, what else is there? You may be surprised to learn that there are actually many considerations to be taken when a school kitchen designer puts together a space that is functional for   Read More »
  • How To Pick the Right Ice Machine for Your Establishment

    How To Pick the Right Ice Machine for Your Establishment

    There are a lot of things to consider in restaurant kitchen design and even more to consider in commercial kitchen equipment. Ice machines are typically a part of the equation. A restaurant equipment company can offer several different types and sizes of ice machines. Having some basic understanding of what type and size of ice   Read More »
  • What Kind of Kitchen Equipment Do You Need?

    What Kind of Kitchen Equipment Do You Need?

    Designing a commercial kitchen is a huge undertaking. There are a ton of things to consider and the kitchen equipment will make or break the space. You need to make sure that you have equipment that can handle the tasks you need to perform. But you also have to make sure you get equipment that’s   Read More »
  • The Importance of Choosing the Right School Cafeteria Equipment

    The Importance of Choosing the Right School Cafeteria Equipment

    With 4.9 billion school lunches served each year, the school cafeteria industry handles more meals than the biggest restaurant chains in the United States. When selecting school cafeteria equipment, it’s important to choose wisely. Here are some points to ponder before you select commercial kitchen equipment for your school’s cafeteria. Why the Right Equipment Is   Read More »
  • 9 Factors to Think about When You’re Designing Your Restaurant Kitchen

    9 Factors to Think about When You’re Designing Your Restaurant Kitchen

    Restaurants are big business. In 2019, the industry grossed about $863 billion. If you want to open a restaurant, one of the key considerations is your kitchen design. Here are the nine crucial factors to discuss with your commercial kitchen design team. 1. Space Efficiency and Flexibility Flexibility in your restaurant kitchen design is as   Read More »