Tweet Star Manufacturing has been in the commercial cooking equipment business for a long time. And their equipment has proven itself in the tough working conditions of commercial kitchens time and time again. Star is probably best known for its countertop cooking equipment, and accessories like griddles, charbroilers, hot plates and hot dog cooking equipment… [...]
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Tweet The Back Burner and Tundra Specialties are proud to announce a new series of videos designed to help restaurateurs see how different types of restaurant equipment work in the real world. This isn’t just some product demo. These are real restaurants using these products in their daily operations. Our first video is of the [...]
Tweet As the past few years have shown, produce can be a food safety liability for anyone in the food service industry. Easy spoilage also makes produce a very difficult item to manage on your inventory. On top of all that, produce takes a lot of time and labor to prep. Yet fruits and vegetables [...]
Tweet 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 [...]
Tweet Maintaining and replacing the hood filter in your commercial ventilation system is more important than you might think. The hood filter is a metal square or rectangle that fits into the opening on your hood ventilation system. Its purpose is to filter out grease from the smoke rising off your cooking equipment. If this [...]
Tweet When purchasing flatware for your restaurant or commercial kitchen, the two most important factors to consider are the type of stainless steel the flatware is made from and the weight of the flatware you want to buy. 18/10 vs. 18/0 Stainless Steel All flatware is made of stainless steel, but not all types of stainless [...]
Tweet 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 [...]
Tweet There’s always a significant amount of cost involved whenever you buy a new piece of restaurant equipment. Those costs only continue as that equipment ages in your restaurant – from energy use to repairs, the consequences of new equipment will be around for a long time after you’ve written the check to purchase. Of [...]
Tweet Ever owned/operated/worked at a restaurant that had a clunker of a machine in the kitchen? You know, that ice machine or refrigerator that probably should have been retired in the 90s but somehow is still chugging along in a dark corner somewhere? Well, now is the time to bring your clunkers out into the [...]
Tweet I’m not telling you anything new when I tell you that inventory control is very important in any restaurant. But I think it’s surprising just how few restaurants view the use of scales as a way to manage shrink and really control how food product is used. In fact, scales should be the central [...]
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