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DIY Restaurant Equipment Repair

In General There are many maintenance tasks that can safely be performed by restaurant owners that would save a substantial amount of money on service calls. Here are some of the things restaurant owners can do to keep service calls to a minimum. Knowledge of a Technician You might be …

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Taking Your Restaurant Online

If you’ve ever asked yourself whether or not your restaurant should have an online presence the short and straightforward answer is yes. In today’s digitally inclined age of smart phones, tablets, and consumer focus on the new and impressive, you can absolutely benefit from building a website for your eatery. …

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It’s Time to Revamp Your Cocktail Menu!

Mojito cocktail on white background

In with the new, out with the old.  Spring is the perfect time to freshen up your cocktail menu. New produce is in season, flowers are in bloom and patio pounders are on the mind. Give your guests something to gawk about with a revamped cocktail list that includes refreshing …

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Eating Utensils From Around The World

kitchen utensils. fork, knife and spoon

Hungry Planet, What the World Eats from award winning author, Peter Menzel profiles 30 families from 24 countries and the food they eat during the course of one week. I came across this book on Time and the pictures revealed amazing stories that got me thinking: beyond forks, spoons and …

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Thermostatic vs. Manual Griddles: How to Choose

Not sure what the difference is between a manual and thermostatic commercial griddle? Well you’re not alone, we get asked all the time! Let me break it down for you…   Manual Griddles A manual griddle has controls similar to a commercial range with adjustable dials (low, medium, and high …

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Dreamstaurant: Wandering Table Part 2

Wandering Table Blood Orange Sorbet

It’s been almost a month and I can’t stop thinking about Dreamstaurant winner, Chef Adam Hegsted’s Wandering Table and how awesome it was to experience. From the location to the people to the food, it was spectacular! In my last post about the dinner I shared an image of the 12 course …

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Some Like It Hot

BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Coleslaw

Get some pit gloves for pork pulling The pig, when prepared well, is an animal whose meaty bits provide a wide array of scrumptious goodness. While some less-than-appealing parts of this magic meat machine (like the feet, intestines, ears, or jowls) are still eaten around the world, it’s putting pork …

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Everything for the Bar

everything-for-the-bar

Ready to open the bar of your dreams? Let us help you get started with this helpful bar checklist featuring all of the bar equipment, accessories, furniture and plumbing you’ll need to set up the perfect bar from the get-go. Click the image to download Everything for the Bar »

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Menu Calorie Count Debate

Calories Menu

Suns out, guns out – beach bods unite! Now, more than ever, guests are noticing their calorie intake and diet rituals because swimsuit season is right around the corner. But do menu calorie counts truly affect consumer eating habits while dining out? Menu Calorie Count Law According to the FDA, …

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