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The Tucker Quick Klean Mitt

Two Levels Of Oven Mitt

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 for […]

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Combination Safety Valve

Replacing Gas Safety Valves

There are many different types of safety valves. These are the most common types: 1. The FMDA safety valve is the only type with the thermocouple permanently attached to it.  This means the thermocouple cannot be replaced; the entire safety valve must be replaced if the thermocouple fails.  The easiest way to identify an FMDA type […]

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Becoming A “Zero Landfill Company” Is A Journey

Being completely trash-free is a daunting task.  Even a company in the business of “green” with highly educated Eco Patriots is challenged by this.  Last week, Eco-Products reviewed our waste diversion results from 2009.  We strive to divert 100% of our waste from landfills – everything is either composted or recycled. Last year, we diverted […]

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Robot Coupe R2B CLR

Commercial Food Processors: Know What To Buy

Food processors and mixers have evolved considerably in the past decade to become more versatile and more powerful; meaning, they can satisfy a growing number of food preparation tasks in greater capacities. A food processor has a central motor, usually self contained, that drives a shaft to which a blade or other cutting implement is […]

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A General Use Infinite Control

Repairing Overhead Warmers

Overhead warmers are fairly simple devices.  They are typically used to keep food that is ready to be served warm before it goes out on the server’s tray.  Overhead warmers have three main parts: 1. Element 2. On/off switch 3. Infinite Control Warmers come in different voltages such as 120V, 208V, and 240V, and they are made in different […]

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Food Safety Prerequisite Programs

Food Safety Tips: Prerequisite Programs

Those of you familiar with the HACCP approach to food safety know that HACCP is just one part of the food safety puzzle in your restaurant.  It’s very good at managing cooking and holding temperatures for food product, which should be considered the first line of defense against pathogens that could sicken customers. But HACCP […]

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