A good gas range is the center and the soul of a restaurant or commercial kitchen, and every kitchen is different. Choosing the best unit to suit your specific needs can be a challenge, but if you keep a couple things in mind buying the range you need shouldn’t be hard. BTUs and Gas Type [...]
About Don MoyerDon is a Sr. Online Marketing Strategist at Tundra Restaurant Supply where he specializes in pay-per-click advertising and marketplace marketing, specifically eBay. With over 11 years of food service industry experience, Don brings a great wealth of knowledge to Tundra and the Back Burner blog. When Don is not working you can find him skiing in the Rockies, watching Phillies baseball or enjoying delicious Colorado micro brews.
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Commercial steamers use either circulated or pressurized hot steam to quickly cook food items. Steamers are ideal for cooking rice, vegetables, fish, and shellfish. Because food is cooked by circulating hot steam over it, most nutrients are retained, making steam cooked food appear more appetizing and taste better. Food is also cooked much more quickly [...]
Deciding on the right restaurant dishwasher for your restaurant or commercial kitchen depends on a few important factors, and it’s vital to get the right machine for the job.There are multiple types of dish machines depending on what you plan to wash and how much of it you plan to wash in a given day. [...]
Food processors and mixers have evolved considerably in the past decade to become more versatile and more powerful, meaning they can satisfy a growing number of food preparation tasks in greater capacities. A food processor has a central motor, usually self contained, that drives a shaft to which a blade or other cutting implement is [...]
Apparently sometime last year an executive at Vita-Mix walked into the engineering department with a brick and said “I’d like to blend this”. What was then created is the most powerful blender on the market, the Vita-Mix XL. I got the chance to see this blender in action at the NAFEM show a couple of [...]
Water filtration systems provide two key benefits for your commercial kitchen or restaurant: Restaurant equipment maintenance and breakdown is reduced by as much as 75% Beverages and ice taste and smell better to your customer Restaurant equipment that use water like ice machines, coffee and espresso makers, steamers, and dishwashers can all benefit from a water [...]
In Kevin Loving’s last post he talked about how keeping a basic tool kit handy in your restaurant will make your life as an operator or manager alot easier. It’s almost certain you will use at least one of these tools everyday on the job. I spent over 5 years on the phones selling replacement [...]
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