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10 Things You Need For the Perfect Patio Party

Summer screams the need to be outside, and if you’re like us, you’ll love any excuse to have a party. Here’s our list of 10 things you’ll want in (and out) of the kitchen to throw a wicked party on your patio. Chef’s Knife We can’t think of a more …

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Support Local Farms – Join a CSA

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) isn’t a new concept, but there are still a lot of people who aren’t familiar with it. If you’re one of those people, not to worry—I’m here to help! Here’s how it works: A CSA program provides individuals with direct access to high quality, fresh produce …

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The Big Eat in Denver, Colorado

What happens when you ask a group of chefs, restaurateurs, bar and general managers to throw a party for the city of Denver? You get The Big Eat, Denver’s signature culinary party featuring more than 70 Denver-area restaurants serving up unlimited small bites, beer, wine and cocktails. Hosted by EatDenver, …

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Commercial Kitchen DIY: Gas Connections

When you decided to open a restaurant, you probably did so because you had a passion for cooking (Hopefully, because it certainly isn’t for the profit margins!). You know your way around a Santoku and chinois, and can set up a proper mise en place blindfolded. From spatulas, knives, mixing …

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Types of Cookware Materials

As a cook in a commercial kitchen, consistency is key to keeping food costs low and customers happy. Knowing which types of pan materials are best suited to the foods you cook is helpful when creating a good menu. For example, if your restaurant specializes in homemade pasta sauces, I wouldn’t …

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[CONTEST ALERT] Enter to Win Food Storage Essentials by Cambro

Food safety starts with food storage. Keeping your products fresh and free from cross-contamination ensures customers stay safe. Cambro’s collection of food storage containers are NSF certified and made of virtually unbreakable polycarbonate. Clear sides with printed measurements make it easy to see product inside. So what are you waiting …

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Download: Landfill This

As much as you try to be zero waste in your business, some things still have to go to the landfill. Print and place above your trash can to help employees and customers know what goes where! View Now

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Download: Compost This

Compostable products are the easiest way to become zero waste in your business. Help employees and customers know what items are compostable with this sign. Print and place above your compost bin! View Now

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Download: Recycle This

Knowing which products are recyclable in your business is made easier with this helpful sign. Print and place above your recycle bin! View Now

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Download: Zero Waste Events

This helpful Zero Waste Flyer helps you decode eco-friendly materials that are compostable or made from recycled content so you can make your next event as sustainable as possible! View Now

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Buying Guide: Commercial Deep Fryers

Commercial deep fryers are one of the most versatile pieces of restaurant equipment in your kitchen. Fryers are a great way to expand your menu items easily, not to mention that fried food is extremely popular with guests. Fryers come in many types, capacities and more, so you might be …

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Buying Guide: Commercial Blenders

With so many options of commercial blenders out there, choosing the right one for your kitchen or bar can be challenging. Do you have a busy bar that specializes in mixed beverages? Or maybe you need a back-of-the-house solution for your kitchen? Whatever your needs, this commercial blender buying guide …

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Buying Guide: Commercial Refrigeration

Keep your product safe and out of the danger zone by maintaining and fixing your refrigeration units. In this buying guide, we’ll show you how to fix common issues that come up with commercial refrigerators and the easy way to fix them. Don’t waste a lot of time, or money …

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Buying Guide: Walk-In Cooler Parts

Your walk-in cooler is most likely one of the biggest investments you have in your back of house. Simple updates can make a big difference in the performance of your equipment and help you drastically reduce your energy costs. Check out this buying guide on walk-in cooler parts to learn …

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On the Rocks: The Best Liquors Served on Ice

There’s something about sipping a drink on the rocks that makes anyone come off as a class act. And while pouring Black Velvet onto a handful of ice cubes probably won’t impress anyone, knowing which drinks serve best over ice in a rocks glass will impress your friends, peers and family, …

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