Tweet Commercial dishwashers are energy hogs, pure and simple. There’s no way to get around it, and the best you can do is try to mitigate the costs associated with dishwashing by employing a few effective strategies. Wash full racks only. It’s so obvious it almost seems dumb to say, but train your kitchen staff [...]
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Tweet Apparently sometime last year an executive at Vita-Mix walked into the engineering department with a brick and said “I’d like to blend this”. What was then created is the most powerful blender on the market, the Vita-Mix XL. I got the chance to see this blender in action at the NAFEM show a couple [...]
Tweet This post is a continuation of last week’s post where The Back Burner features a restaurant equipment manufacturer every week. Up this week: Hoshizaki ice machines. Over 60 years, Hoshizaki has built a reputation across the globe for quality, design, and performance. Since 1986, Hoshizaki’s plant in Peachtree City, GA has supplied the U.S. [...]
Tweet Water filtration systems provide two key benefits for your commercial kitchen or restaurant: Restaurant equipment maintenance and breakdown is reduced by as much as 75% Beverages and ice taste and smell better to your customer Restaurant equipment that use water like ice machines, coffee and espresso makers, steamers, and dishwashers can all benefit from a [...]
Tweet There’s always some good reasons for upgrading your kitchen’s restaurant equipment: better energy efficiency, better performance, increased ease-of-use, increased output, etc. There’s always an equally pressing reason why you try to get one more year out of that same equipment: money doesn’t grow on trees, and there’s plenty of other costs your restaurant faces. [...]
Tweet If you’re in the market for new restaurant equipment, you know that you’re about to spend a good chunk of change. You also know the choice you make is one you’ll have to live with for years to come. That’s why it’s vital to make an informed decision that’s just right for your restaurant [...]
Tweet It goes without saying that commercial cookware is a must for any restaurant’s kitchen. These are the tools of the trade, and if you’re looking to buy professional cookware, chances are you already know exactly what you want and where to get it. The purpose of this guide is not to give you a [...]
Tweet There’s nothing quite as exciting as watching a busy restaurant’s kitchen gear up for the dinner rush. Every chef and restaurateur knows that thorough preparation is the only way to effectively combat the chaos that is a kitchen during peak dinner rush. And that’s why the kitchen starts prepping hours before the guests arrive. [...]
Tweet The new J80 Ultra juicer by Robot Coupe represents another leap forward for a company that has long been known for its reliable and innovative products. With many food service operations moving towards fresher, healthier offerings in response to increasing customer demand, a quality juicer like the J80 has become a vital tool in [...]
Tweet If you have already purchased restaurant equipment in 2009, or are planning on doing so before the year is up, make sure you get your accountant to take a special 50% depreciation allowance for all equipment that is purchased, installed and used by December 31st. This tax provision was extended by President Obama’s stimulus [...]
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