Wine glasses come in many shapes and sizes, but how do you know the point of each shape and size? We answer all your stemware questions in this handy buyer’s guide.
Trying to figure out if your restaurant needs a tilt skillet? Or just what a tilt skillet is? The tilt skillet, or braising pan, is a very versatile piece of restaurant equipment that can accomplish a variety of cooking tasks and techniques as well as produce a large amount of food in a relatively short time period — but check out this guide to learn even more!
Interested in purchasing a Combi Oven? Check out this handy guide featuring their benefits and drawbacks. Commercial Combi Oven Buying Guide.
Wondering if your catering company should be using induction heat or chafer fuel? This article will give you insight into both heat sources so you can make the best decision for your company this catering season.
It’s officially catering season! We are beginning a fun mini-series all about catering and everything you will need to be the best caterer you can be this year. We are starting out with the basics here, and will move on to a few specifics and fun details! We hope this series is helpful for you and your business this year, and we wish you all the best this catering season! Chafers: Chafers are arguably the most important factor for a successful catering event. These dishes are large metal containers that are connected to a heat source (more on that later). […]
Are you considering the addition of an ice cream machine in your new restaurant but don’t know where to start? We have established some pointers to help!
Patterned, matte, shiny, smooth, textured… there are so many kinds of flatware you can buy for your restaurant. Not sure which to pick? We’ve done the research for you.
Commercial mixers are named for the way they mix. Once we determine if a mixer is a planetary, spiral, or vertical cutter mixer, we then have to determine where it is going to sit in the commercial kitchen. The options are either the bench mixer, floor mixer or the smaller stand mixer. Let’s define all of these mixers and perhaps help you determine which one is right for your commercial kitchen, bakery or restaurant. Mixer Types The mixer type is defined by how the mixing occurs. If the agitator of the mixer is the actual moving part and the […]
Reach-In Refrigeration Overview Refrigeration is one of the most, if not the most, important elements in a kitchen. Having a smoothly operating refrigeration system enables all other parts of the kitchen to work efficiently. The reach in refrigerator is ideal for most food service establishments; however, it is important that your reach in refrigeration system is optimized for your specific kitchen needs. Door Sections When deciding on what reach-in door would be best for you kitchen, first think about how much space you have available that can be dedicated to a refrigerator. Be sure to measure the space available and […]
Nearly every restaurant, commercial kitchen, concession stand, bar, deli, coffee shop, food truck, hotel and hospital needs an ice machine. Bar none. In many cases, you need more than one and perhaps an ice bin to hold your ice. What determines the right ice machine is the type of ice you need and how much ice you need in a day. Let’s take a look at those options. Types of Ice Produced by Commercial Ice Makers Ice type is definitely something to consider. Because there are different types of ice, it should vary based on how you intend to use […]