Tweet Fagor commercial dishwashers are a great choice for any restaurant or commercial kitchen. These dish machines are affordable, energy efficient, and very durable. Fagor has always been known internationally for their quality products and it’s only recently that they’ve made a name for themselves in the U.S. When selecting the right Fagor dish machine [...]
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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 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 [...]
Tweet What’s the big deal with santoku knives? A santoku knife is a more versatile version of a cook’s knife, with a thinner blade that allows for finer slicing and mincing. Some chefs swear by the santoku, claiming it has better balance. In general, a cook’s knife is going to be better for larger, heavier [...]
Tweet A commercial fryer cooks certain foods extremely efficiently and quickly, and are often used in restaurants and commercial kitchens for appetizers and specific entrees. Fryers use a heating element to superheat an oil medium to around 400 degrees Fahrenheit. When food product is dipped into the oil, the moisture inside boils, but because oil [...]
Tweet Commercial ice machines form a critical link in the chain of operation in a restaurant or commercial kitchen. Ice machines can also be one of the largest expenditures in your budget, so choosing a unit that works for your particular needs and situation is vitally important. And now that the warm summer months are [...]
Tweet Commercial steamers use either circulated or pressurized hot steam to quickly cook food items. Steamers are ideal for cooking rice, vegetables, fish, and shellfish. Because food is cooked by circulating hot steam over it, most nutrients are retained, making steam cooked food appear more appetizing and taste better. Food is also cooked much more [...]
Tweet If your restaurant is short on food prep equipment, Electrolux-Dito can definitely help. From the popular Bermixer stick mixer series to vegetable cutters, slicers, and big floor mixers, there’s a Dito for whatever food prep task you have in your kitchen. Use Dito Bermixers to power mix whatever you’re making: sauces, soups, etc. For [...]
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