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Blodgett HydroVection Ovens

Boasting “the only thing it can’t make is ice,” if you haven’t discovered the world of HydroVection, then Blodgett has a story for you. Imagine being able to sear and smoke foods with the same machine that you can poach, grill, toast, roast, and oven fry with. Meet Blodgett’s HydroVection …

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Butcher & Processing Specialty Shop

We have several specialty shops on our site to help those niche restaurants and markets find the things that are particularly useful for them. This month we’re proud to bring you our newest specialty shop chiefly for butchers and meat processors. For those of you not in the industry of …

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How Often Should You Calibrate a Thermometer?

calibrate-thermometer

Although, the FDA doesn’t have strict documentation listed on how often restaurateurs and others in the food service industry should be calibrating thermometers, in order for HACCP plans to be successful, it’s important that thermometers are calibrated to measure within +/- 2° F (1.1° C) of the actual temperature being …

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Globe Mixer Shopping Guide

Globe Shopping Guide

When shopping for new equipment, it can be overwhelming to weed through the differences from one piece to the next, but the good news is that when it comes to shopping for new Globe mixers, we can help make that decision a little easier. Estimated Price Bowl Quarts Placement Speeds …

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Repairs Help Open Doors

“Love is an Open Door” Frozen Parody I’ll warn you upfront, if you haven’t seen the movie Frozen and been privy enough to hear the addicting melodies, then this isn’t going to make much sense.  But for those “Love is an Open Door” fans, we came up with our own …

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Shopping for Hotel & Hospitality Supplies?

We may be your go to supplier for restaurant supplies, but we have plenty of other widgets and gadgets that fit perfectly well outside of the restaurant, which is exactly why we have our specialty shops.  This month, we’re featuring our hotel and hospitality specialty shop that has plenty of …

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A Brief Lesson on Mundial Knives

Of all of the knives we sell here at Tundra, one of the most sought after knives for the food service industry are Mundial knives. Not because they’re the best of the best, but because they’re the best buy for a good, reliable knife. When you go through as many …

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School Cleaning Tips for the Pros

If you’re part of the clean-up crew at the school, then this time of year has you doing a mad rush to get the school disinfected and back in working order before all the kids return. Schools are huge buildings and without the proper instructions in place, it can seem …

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In Defense of the Frozen Margarita

It goes without saying that margarita purists believe that frozen margaritas are inferior to their more authentic ‘on the rocks’ counterpart. And to a certain extent, I understand where the traditionalists are coming from. There are a lot of Anglo-fied—i.e. watered-down—versions of Mexican cuisine that should never have seen the light …

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Hot Diggity Dog!

These hot dog facts will blow your mind. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council reports that annual hot dog sales in the U.S. are over $1 billion.  And that’s just in supermarkets! That doesn’t account for Major League Baseball parks, where fans ate over 21 million dogs last year …

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