Tweet You probably already know Krowne commercial plumbing equipment. If you have some Krowne faucets and sinks in your restaurant’s kitchen, then you understand that Krowne products are tough, well-made, and designed for a busy commercial cooking and cleaning environment. Krowne underbar equipment follows the same set of production values. The nice thing about this [...]
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Tweet If you don’t do so already, you should definitely consider filtering the water you serve your customers. We have already covered water filtration here on The Back Burner, but if you need to filter a glass filler specifically, the best way to do so is with an ice machine water filter. That’s because you [...]
Tweet Casters make life in your restaurant’s kitchen a whole lot easier. They allow you to roll heavy equipment around for cleaning. They make your mop buckets mobile and power hand carts and loaded shelving in your walk-in and storage areas. They even let you roll the trash out quickly. The lowly caster serves many [...]
Tweet Above is an image of my favorite thermometer for everyday foodservice use, the COMARK PDT-300. Here is why: It is NSF approved and meets the Colorado requirement for a thin probe thermometer to measure the temperatures of thin foods such as patties, fillets, etc. It reads quickly, in just a few seconds. It is [...]
Tweet Bacteria, contaminants, and pathogens are all the enemies of your restaurant’s kitchen. It’s a battle you fight every day. The first line of defense is controlling the growth of pathogens that could make your customers sick. That is best accomplished through a robust HACCP program. Unfortunately, as effective as HACCP is at controlling pathogen [...]
Tweet Edlund has long been known for their tough, durable kitchen equipment. The Edlund “Old Reliable” manual can opener has been a kitchen standard in thousands of restaurants for years. And Edlund portion scales have long been favored for their toughness and accuracy. Luckily, Edlund hasn’t decided to sit back on their laurels. The new [...]
Tweet A commercial deep fryer is a vital piece of restaurant equipment in any kitchen. But as anyone who has worked in a commercial kitchen knows, they can also be high maintenance when it comes to cleaning. Changing the heating oil is a constant chore, especially in higher volume establishments, and while dirty oil means [...]
Tweet Lincoln/Redco is a well recognized company within the food service industry. In case you haven’t heard of them, they produce a variety of food prep equipment and commercial cookware. Lincoln cookware has been in production in one form or another since the early 1900s. Every chef is pretty particular about his or her cookware, [...]
Tweet Finding a good pair of comfortable black shoes for restaurant workers who are on their feet all day can be a challenge. Crocs shoes are known for their durability, comfort, and great traction on even the greasiest kitchen floor. And when Crocs came out with some stylish interpretations of their classic shoe, the food [...]
Tweet Maintaining a safe work environment for your kitchen staff is always one of your priorities. One of the most common injuries besides knife cuts is probably burns from hot cookware or hot surfaces on cooking equipment. The problem with garden variety oven mitts is they aren’t NSF certified, which means they can become mediums [...]
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