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(Easy) Commercial Kitchen Food Safety Tips that Work

If food safety isn’t a top priority for your restaurant, it should be. Every food service operation is part of preventing the more than 48 million cases of food borne illnesses every year (estimated by the CDC). The goal of keeping food safe turns into a challenge during the busiest service times—especially with so many

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Quick Guide to Choosing the Right Menu Boards

Menu boards for restaurants matter in more ways than one. The aesthetics of these signs are just as significant as the content, which makes choosing the right menu board an incredibly important decision. There is not always just one decision, as the right menu signage for a restaurant can actually include a strategic combination of

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4 Commercial Food Warmers that Keep Food Hot (and Tasty)

Keeping hot food hot is about more than just serving quality dishes for commercial food operations. Commercial food warmers are an integral part of maintaining food safety and efficiency. While keeping food warm sounds like a one-size-fits-all endeavor, there are multiple types of commercial food warmers that keep foods at temperatures above 140 degrees (and

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4 Commercial Deep Fryer Myths Explained

Commercial deep fryers are the source of many delicious fried foods—and myths that come with these commercial workhorses. There are a lot of commercial deep fryers on the market, and it’s easy to believe these myths that can cost food service operation time and money. Myth: All commercial deep fryers occupy a lot of floor

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Combi Ovens: 10 Questions to Ask to Get the Best Results

From most commercial food operations, combi ovens are a wise investment that allows them to easily prepare almost every kind of food. However, most kitchens don’t completely realize the potential of a combi oven; the answers to these questions (either in this post or from a professional) can assist food managers and chefs who want

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11 HUGE (and Quick) Benefits of Ventless Deep Fryers

Commercial deep fryers produce some of Midwesterners’ favorite foods: mozzarella sticks, chicken tenders, fried fish…the list can go and on and on. In addition to making customer favorites, ventless deep fryers come with a wide variety of ‘pros’ that make the ventless countertop deep fryer perfect for (almost) any commercial kitchen. Makes Wide Variety of

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commercial restaurant equipment

10 Questions to Ask When Buying Commercial Kitchen Equipment

Purchasing commercial kitchen equipment is an important long-term investment. After all, the kitchen grill, griddle, deep fryer, refrigerator, heated holding cabinets, and even the ice cream machine are the heart of any commercial operation. These imperative pieces of equipment play a big role in customer satisfaction (flavor) and the bottom line (profits). Because the stakes

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commercial holding cabinet

Heated Merchandisers: Your Full Guide

Heated merchandisers are heated display cases that check off all the boxes. These versatile pieces of commercial equipment maintain a safe food temperature, make food look appetizing, reduce waste, and efficiently store products of every type and shape. What is a heated merchandiser? A heated merchandiser is a heated holding cabinet with glass profiles and

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New Restaurant Food Ideas that Pay Off

The best restaurants menus include old favorites and those new restaurant food ideas that continually pop up. For restaurants looking for the latter, this list of new restaurant food ideas can add spice to a stale restaurant menu. Give your frozen beverages an adults-only twist Craft beers and wines, step aside—or at least into this

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How to Clean a Commercial Griddle & Grill

Commercial cooking equipment is the heart of any kitchen and a huge investment for any owner. For both reasons, commercial grills and griddles should be cleaned and maintained on a daily basis (sometimes more frequently, see cleaning tips below). Daily cleaning any commercial grill or griddle is very important for food sanitation, consistent production of

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