Tweet The National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) Conserve Initiative is designed to give restaurateurs the tools they need to start implementing sustainable, environmentally conscious practices in the food service industry. As quoted from the Conserve Initiative’s website: “The National Restaurant Association’s Conserve initiative is designed to initiate and inspire actions that improve a company’s bottom line, [...]
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Tweet Fresh. Organic. High-quality. These are a few ideas associated with local produce. They are also three reasons why your restaurant should invest in the local food movement today. Not only will you improve your ingredients but you will also communicate that your restaurant supports the surrounding community and is aware of what diners want. [...]
Tweet Here are some more tips on how to make sure your restaurant equipment is performing at maximum efficiency. Perform regular equipment maintenance. Simple parts on cooking and refrigeration equipment break down or degrade over time from constant use, reducing energy efficiency and equipment performance. Usually these parts are so easy to replace you can [...]
Tweet 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: [...]
Tweet Whether you’re steaming, frying, charring, griddling or baking, eTundra.com is your number one source for quality commercial cooking equipment. While searching for new cooking equipment, it’s crucial to be energy efficient and financially conscientious, a surefire way to improve your restaurant and your finances. The true centerpiece of any kitchen is a good restaurant [...]
Tweet Restaurants and commercial kitchens use A LOT of hot water. In fact, it’s probably one of your larger energy expenses in a given month. Here are some simple steps that can go a long way towards helping cut costs: Set water temperature to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. Your dishwashing unit should have a built in [...]
Tweet Seafood is a wonderful delicacy that helps form the backbone of thousands of restaurants. Seafood is healthy and great tasting, and customers love treating themselves to seafood when they go out to eat. Unfortunately, overfishing has increased exponentially in the last 25 years, resulting in the collapse of a full third of the world’s [...]
Tweet “Going Green” is a hot buzzword these days, and everyone, including the food service industry, is jumping on board the environmentally friendly bandwagon. The great thing about going green in your restaurant is that you can cut costs and save yourself considerable money while improving customer loyalty and visibility at the same time. In [...]
Tweet While your kitchen may be by far the biggest energy user, it is by no means the only thing that racks up your monthly bills. Paying a little attention to some of the other energy drains in your business can help bring your overall energy use down considerably. Maintain green heating and cooling systems. [...]
Tweet The “restaurant family meal” is a central event in many well-run restaurants. Just before the dinner rush front of house and back of house staff gather to enjoy a well-cooked meal prepared by the chef. The family meal is a great way to foster positive interaction and a feeling of camaraderie among your employees. [...]
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