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Test Strips and Sanitizers: A Complete Buying Guide

Are Test Strips Required, and Why? Commercial sanitizers and test strips are required by health department regulations, and in Colorado those are the Colorado Retail Food Establishment Rules and Regulations.  Why do you need them?  Because test strips tell you if the chemical sanitizing solution is the required concentration.  Section 4-402 reads: “A test kit […]

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Product Watch: Fagor Commercial Dishwashers

Fagor commercial dishwashers are a great choice for any restaurant or commercial kitchen.  These dish machines are affordable, energy efficient, and very durable.  Fagor has always been known internationally for their quality products and it’s only recently that they’ve made a name for themselves in the U.S. When selecting the right Fagor dish machine for […]

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Fryer Oil Maintenance: Tips To Make Oil Taste Better & Last Longer

The fryer is one of the central cooking appliances in many restaurants and commercial kitchens.  And central to every commercial fryer is the shortening or oil in the vat.  Maintaining that oil is key to producing great-tasting product every time.  Oil maintenance is more involved than you might think, and if done properly, can add […]

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Why Buying Hobart Mixer Attachments Shouldn’t Cost You An Arm and a Leg

Anyone with a Hobart mixer in their restaurant or commercial kitchen will tell you what a great machine it is.  These mixers last a long time despite constant, heavy use, and for many kitchens they are essential to the success of daily operations.  Often the attachments that make your Hobart mixer so indispensable wear out […]

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Restaurant Inventory: Tips To Increase Efficiency and Boost Profits

As a restaurateur, you probably struggle with inventory on a regular basis.  Balancing walk-in space, fast-selling menu items, and slow moving items can create a constant headache.  Some of your product moves quickly, some does not, and inevitably some ends up sitting in the walk-in for far too long. That sitting product is costing your […]

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Green Restaurant Tips: Recycling Feels Good

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: Customers […]

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Commercial Mixers: How To Buy A Good One And Make It Last Forever

The planetary mixer is a mainstay chunk of equipment in many commercial kitchens.  Whenever your restaurant or bakery needs a large project done, and done well, more than likely you’re turning to the mixer taking up a whole corner of the kitchen.  The tasks you can perform with a well outfitted mixer are numerous, and […]

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