Tweet Star Manufacturing has been in the commercial cooking equipment business for a long time. And their equipment has proven itself in the tough working conditions of commercial kitchens time and time again. Star is probably best known for its countertop cooking equipment, and accessories like griddles, charbroilers, hot plates and hot dog cooking equipment… [...]
Archive | May, 2012
Tweet So, your sales are down and you decide to send out a direct mail piece into your zip code, expecting your usual response of 2 to 3%. I’ll bet you’ve never ever thought about those other 98% in the zip code who never responded to your offer. You see, they just threw it in [...]
Tweet At the National Restaurant Association’s annual trade show last month, a lot of restaurateurs were talking about the technology gap in the food service industry. Big chains like T.G.I.Friday’s and Hard Rock Café have already begun to introduce digital gadgetry into their restaurants as a way to connect with younger customers. And much has [...]
Tweet I arrived in Madison, Wisconsin last week to do a restaurant marketing workshop for Sysco and was looking for a place to eat. Obviously in a strange town and no one around to make recommendations, I pulled out my trusty iPhone and downloaded the Yelp app. Immediately, I got hundreds of restaurants with thousands [...]
Tweet The time to sell your restaurant may come for many reasons. Whatever the motives are behind this difficult decision, the process of selling your establishment needs to be handled carefully to make sure you get the right price at the right time. Achieving that is often the result of a long, tedious process, with [...]
Tweet Keeping your commercial kitchen humming along is not always an easy proposition. You use this equipment every day, and sooner or later something is going to give out on you. If the next step you’re used to taking is picking up the phone to call your service tech, this post is for you. That’s [...]
Tweet The Back Burner and Tundra Specialties are proud to announce a new series of videos designed to help restaurateurs see how different types of restaurant equipment work in the real world. This isn’t just some product demo. These are real restaurants using these products in their daily operations. Our first video is of the [...]
Tweet The rubber door gasket on the inside edge of the doors of all your refrigeration equipment is very important. It prevents cold air from escaping, which means the unit will stay colder longer and use less energy. Old refrigeration door gaskets wear out and lose their seal. Even worse, older gaskets can pose a food safety risk [...]
Tweet As the past few years have shown, produce can be a food safety liability for anyone in the food service industry. Easy spoilage also makes produce a very difficult item to manage on your inventory. On top of all that, produce takes a lot of time and labor to prep. Yet fruits and vegetables [...]
Tweet Earlier this week I ventured to get a feel for practical food safety practices in a real restaurant. Turley’s, an iconic Boulder, CO eatery known for its eclectic menu full of healthy eating and fantastic international flavors, was kind enough to spend some time talking to me about their food safety program. I sat [...]
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