Tweet As the past year’s worth of food contamination scares have shown, managing food safety must be a top priority for the food service industry. In fact, it can mean the survival or failure of your business, since a foodborne illness case linked to your restaurant or commercial kitchen could put you out of business [...]
Archive | 2011
Tweet You probably already know Krowne commercial plumbing equipment. If you have some Krowne faucets and sinks in your restaurant’s kitchen, then you understand that Krowne products are tough, well-made, and designed for a busy commercial cooking and cleaning environment. Krowne underbar equipment follows the same set of production values. The nice thing about this [...]
Tweet Last month, Rohit Bhargava published a post with a compelling title, “Forget Eating Your Own Dog Food – Just Try Buying It …” His premise is built around the adage that the best way to understand your customer is to experience your product as they would and he means every step of the customer [...]
Tweet “Which _____________ do you recommend?” This is a question I have been asked countless times by owners/managers that operate the restaurants I have worked in. The real question they are asking is: “What equipment will run the longest and have the fewest breakdowns and cost the least to fix?” The answer to such a [...]
Tweet This article will deal with common maintenance issues regarding commercial gas kitchen equipment. I will address issues with electric equipment in a future article. It has been my experience that most commercial restaurant equipment is operated with natural gas. In general I believe gas equipment to be better than electric with regard to maintenance [...]
Tweet Unlike the tips previously offered in this series, recycling probably won’t save your restaurant or commercial kitchen money. And recycling will probably add work to your schedule and headaches to your day. So why recycle? Well, there are a few very compelling reasons, and not all of them altruistic, for introducing a recycling program: [...]
Tweet As you know, restaurant management is more than a full time job. It means long hours and lots of hard work. Here at The Back Burner we understand that restaurant managers and owners are always on the go and that every day is a challenge to meet revenue goals, keep both customers and employees [...]
Tweet If your gas range or oven is down, chances are you’re looking for a way to fix it fast. Luckily, troubleshooting most problems with commercial gas equipment is fairly easy as long as you know how to replace a few key parts. To learn more, simply click the link below that corresponds to the [...]
Tweet If you don’t do so already, you should definitely consider filtering the water you serve your customers. We have already covered water filtration here on The Back Burner, but if you need to filter a glass filler specifically, the best way to do so is with an ice machine water filter. That’s because you [...]
Tweet More than likely, your restaurant has several sinks that serve many purposes in the back of the house, in server stations, and behind the bar. Having the right kind of sinks in the right places is important not only to accomplish many various tasks, from glass and hand washing to stock pot and flatware [...]
- Fixing Commercial Fryers April 23, 2012
- A Glossary of Restaurant Lingo, Slang & Terms March 19, 2012
- Fixing Commercial Oven Problems July 3, 2011
- Troubleshooting Gas Range and Oven Problems November 19, 2011
- Fixing Gas Ranges July 23, 2011
- Ah, Beer. The Rise of Craft Beer in America May 24, 2013
- Can’t Eat Here: Is Your Restaurant Sending the Right Message to Guests With Dietary Restrictions? May 22, 2013
- World Baking Day Word Search May 19, 2013
- Photo Contest: Win a Metalfrio Beverage Cooler May 17, 2013
- 50 Honey & Bee Facts May 15, 2013
- Morgan Sky: I've been trying to remember a term we used for t...
- Tundra Restaurant Supply: Hello Robert, It sounds like you did order the wr...
- Molly Patterson: Wow, these are all great and new to me! Thanks for...
- Robert Duran: Hello Greg , I being reading your articles on tro...
- Anne J. M.: It depends on your electric company's charges by ...
Subscribe to Newsletter
Follow @etundra on Twitter