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Recent data, compiled by Statista, estimates there were more than 153,000 quick service restaurant franchise establishments actively operating in the United States in 2013. In an era of such steep competition, serving great food isn’t enough to attract or retain customers. To build customer loyalty and consistent purchase patterns, food service businesses must cater to […]
I’ve watched too many TV shows on restaurants that fail to clean under their heavy duty equipment, that it seemed fitting to write a post on exactly how easy it is to clean in a place that may seem hard to reach. Not only is it absolutely disgusting to ignore cleaning underneath and behind kitchen […]
Most microwave manufacturers highly recommend contacting a certified technician before doing any repairs on your microwave yourself, but there are a few things you can troubleshoot before you make a call to a repair company. Check your owner’s manual to ensure that the power cord is grounded appropriately. It should be plugged into a 3-pronged […]
When it comes to replacing light bulbs in the heavy duty equipment in your restaurant, most people wouldn’t think twice about throwing in any old bulb, but for safety reasons and to ensure the equipment keeps running properly, there are light bulbs made specifically for commercial use that you should take into consideration. Norman Lamps […]
Whether you find it at a neighbor’s garage sale or in your grandma’s attic, cast iron cookware is everywhere! It can rust and pit, but with a little care (and sometimes a lot of elbow grease) a good cast iron pan cast last for generations. In this video lesson, we take a pan recovered at […]
We have several specialty shops on our site to help those niche restaurants and markets find the things that are particularly useful for them. This month we’re proud to bring you our newest specialty shop chiefly for butchers and meat processors. For those of you not in the industry of slicing and dicing up a […]
With Oktoberfest in full swing and everyone craving their favorite German foods and beers, I felt it was only appropriate to share one of my family’s favorite dishes – cabbage rolls. Like chili on a cold winter evening, cabbage rolls are the perfect complement to a nice glass of your favorite hefeweizen and some fancy […]
Although, the FDA doesn’t have strict documentation listed on how often restaurateurs and others in the food service industry should be calibrating thermometers, in order for HACCP plans to be successful, it’s important that thermometers are calibrated to measure within +/- 2° F (1.1° C) of the actual temperature being monitored. However, the FDA and […]
Oskar Blues, in addition to being a local purveyor of some great beer, runs a 600-seat bar and restaurant down the street from their brewery in Longmont, Colorado. We traveled up the road to see how they utilize the Sharp Twin Touch microwave to keep up with the demands of a high-volume kitchen. Shop the […]