Purchasing flatware for your kitchen, be it at home or for a restaurant, is often an expensive essential when you’re looking for quality. Whether you’re buying flatware for the first time, looking to re-stock after a move, or aiming to improve the atmosphere of your eatery with new utensils, it’s wise to know a few [...]
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Tundra’s product assortment is like the best Halloween party you’ve ever been to: The commercial cutlery will dominate any pumpkin carving contest. Tundra carries everything from carving knives and garnishing sets to cutting boards and knife sharpeners. With a cutlery selection of over 1,300 items I can assure you that you’ll find exactly what you need to make the [...]
Elegant yet practical, the butcher block is an attractive kitchen addition that many culinary adventurers choose to install in their home or business. The appeal of a professional butcher block, for both its beauty and everyday convenience, often leads budding chefs and casual cooks alike to spend hundreds of dollars, if not thousands, on the right [...]
A line cook at a bar and grill is preparing a hamburger. He puts on food service gloves and grabs a handful of raw ground beef and forms a patty. Without changing gloves the worker proceeds to top the grilled patty with lettuce, tomato and onions. After sending out the burger the line cook starts [...]
As the past few years have shown, produce can be a food safety liability for anyone in the food service industry. Easy spoilage also makes produce a very difficult item to manage on your inventory. On top of all that, produce takes a lot of time and labor to prep. Yet fruits and vegetables are [...]
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 steel [...]
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 chopping [...]
If you don’t do so already, you should definitely consider filtering the water you serve your customers. We have already covered water filtration here on The Back Burner, but if you need to filter a glass filler specifically, the best way to do so is with an ice machine water filter. That’s because you get [...]
Bacteria, contaminants, and pathogens are all the enemies of your restaurant’s kitchen. It’s a battle you fight every day. The first line of defense is controlling the growth of pathogens that could make your customers sick. That is best accomplished through a robust HACCP program. Unfortunately, as effective as HACCP is at controlling pathogen growth [...]
Edlund has long been known for their tough, durable kitchen equipment. The Edlund “Old Reliable” manual can opener has been a kitchen standard in thousands of restaurants for years. And Edlund portion scales have long been favored for their toughness and accuracy. Luckily, Edlund hasn’t decided to sit back on their laurels. The new Poseidon [...]
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