This past Monday Tundra Restaurant Supply was honored to be a part of a seminar at the International Culinary School in Denver, Colorado. We got Justin Christman and Johnny Fimple of the Hard Rock Café in Denver plus Joe Sinopoli of Stoney’s Bar & Grill to come in and talk for over an hour to [...]
About Greg McGuireGreg has blogged about the food service industry for four years and has been published in industry magazines like Independent Restaurateur and industry blogs like Restaurant SmartBrief. He lives in Colorado with his wife and two sons and enjoys reading, live music, and the great outdoors.
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After a year of dedicated blogging on The Back Burner, I took a minute to reflect recently about where the food service industry has been and where it’s going in 2010. That reflection got me thinking: after a year and 350+ posts, what were the 10 simplest, most effective ways for a restaurant to boost [...]
If your restaurant or commercial food service operation uses steam tables to keep food hot before you serve the customer, then this post is for you. If this post is for you, then you already know how integral steam tables can be in your day-to-day operations. You also know they can eat up a lot [...]
Add Your Voice! Take Tundra’s Health Care Act Survey Now! Food service industry advocates have long opposed the Affordable Health Care Act (aka Obamacare) since its passage in 2010. Among those the National Restaurant Association (NRA) is the largest and most vocal opponent of the law, in particular the provision of the bill that requires [...]
Every restaurant takes good food presentation seriously – after all, no one wants to eat something that doesn’t look absolutely delicious. You carefully place garnishes, make sure the entrée has the proper color, and serve everything on a stylish plate with matching silverware. So why aren’t you paying the same amount of attention to your [...]
The food service industry is buzzing right now about a report released by the Food and Drug Administration last week revealing the results of a food safety study the FDA conducted over the past 10 years. What’s the big deal? The FDA found that “a certified food protection manager was correlated with significantly higher compliance [...]
Keeping product out of the danger zone and ready for preparation on the line is one of the most important tasks facing any commercial kitchen, and your commercial refrigeration units play a critical role. Maintaining and fixing the refrigeration units in your restaurant can be expensive, which is why it’s all the more important for [...]
Feeding America is the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Their mission is to feed the hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and to increase awareness in the fight to end hunger in America. Give A Meal is a promotional campaign sponsored by Feeding America. The goal is to provide meals directly to [...]
The National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) Conserve Initiative is designed to give restaurateurs the tools they need to start implementing sustainable, environmentally conscious practices in the food service industry. As quoted from the Conserve Initiative’s website: “The National Restaurant Association’s Conserve initiative is designed to initiate and inspire actions that improve a company’s bottom line, but [...]
The exhaust system in your kitchen is one of those essential pieces of equipment that you must have in order to operate. And if your hood is like the ones in most restaurants, it has two settings: “on” and “off.” When your line is operating at full tilt during the dinner rush, the “on” setting [...]
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