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Huge Money Saver Or Needless Middle Man? KlickKitchen Offers Online Ordering For Chefs

The website KlickKitchen allows chefs to source food products for their restaurant or commercial kitchen exclusively through the web.  Vendors upload their food products and restaurants log in and order what they need from the website’s catalog of foodstuffs.  The site is the creation of Jordan Glaser, formerly of the Institute for Culinary Education.  KlickKitchen […]

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A Krowne 3 Compartment Bar Sink

Krowne Underbar Equipment: Build What You Like

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 underbar […]

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A Replacement Thermostat

Adventures In Restaurant Maintenance: Replacing Equipment

“Which _____________ do you recommend?” This is a question I have been asked countless times by owners/managers that operate the restaurants I have worked in. The real question they are asking is: “What equipment will run the longest and have the fewest breakdowns and cost the least to fix?” The answer to such a profound […]

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A Control Module

Adventures In Restaurant Maintenance: Gas Equipment

This article will deal with common maintenance issues regarding commercial gas kitchen equipment. I will address issues with electric equipment in a future article. It has been my experience that most commercial restaurant equipment is operated with natural gas. In general I believe gas equipment to be better than electric with regard to maintenance issues. […]

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Recycling

Green Restaurant Tips: Recycling Feels Good

Unlike the tips previously offered in this series, recycling probably won’t save your restaurant or commercial kitchen money.  And recycling will probably add work to your schedule and headaches to your day. So why recycle?  Well, there are a few very compelling reasons, and not all of them altruistic, for introducing a recycling program: Customers […]

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