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Energy-Saving Cooking Equipment
SAVING ENERGY AND CASH: Advancements in energy savings have been made with all type of equipment, including dishwashers (below) and convection ovens (above).
Blend Your Way To Profits
SMOOTH OPERATOR: A blender with power is needed to make the best smoothies. COOL: Now that summer is here, are you ready to make profitable smoothies?
Getting the Most from Refrigeration
EASY ACCESS: Reach-in refrigerators like this one make it easy to find product. VERSATILE: Instead of basic shelves, consider pan slides for sheet pans
How to Buy Merchandisers
DISPLAY: Incremental sales are a sure thing when you display food properly. APPEALING: From fruits and vegetables to bakery, a smart display unit will
What's Hot with Ice Makers
Mike Travis SAVER: A good ice machine will use less water and elecricity. CUBE: Use it for drinks. Americans consume lots of ice in restaurants. We consume
Buying a Combination Oven/Steamer
WORKHORSE: Combi ovens can perform many cooking tasks. SPEED: Top-notch combi ovens like these save space and cook dozens of items well. Only a few years
Bake, Baby, Bake
JUST RIGHT: Quality baking equipment will yield nicely browned results. ROLLING IN DOUGH: Sheeters can speed up cookie production. Have you been thinking
Sharpen Your Cutlery Knowledge
The knife is the most used and indispensable item a chef has at his or her disposal. Selecting good knives and other types of cutlery is vital. What should
Cooking A Range Of Dishes
WORKHORSE: Restaurants that crank out the food would be advised to buy a heavy-duty range. NOT YOUR DADDY'S RANGE: Manufacturers have made great strides
How to Buy a Broiler or Griddle
DRAMA: Nothing says action like cooking over an open fire while customers watch. HOT: The high heat from infrared broilers add the sizzle to the steak.
How to Buy a Reach-In Refrigerator
SAVE ENERGY: Only open your refrigerator door as needed. You'll save money. LOOKING GOOD: A stainless-steel finish is important in an open display kitchen.
Displaying It Hot And Cold
PICK 'N PAY: Open-front self-service cases encourage extra impulse sales. CHILL OUT: Why not link refrigerated units together into continuous cases? Not
Cooking at the Speed of Light
Speed: An induction grill can preheat quickly compared to conventional grills. DUAL: Infrared heating and air impingement can, together, create high heat
Playing It Cool
ICE COLD: A perfect drink begins with perfect ice. TRIPLE PLAY: This unit dispenses crushed and cubed ice along with various soft drinks. SAFE: Look for
Delivering the Product
PUMP IT UP: Dispensers are able to fit many containers, including onegallon plastic jars. HIGH VOLUME: Pouch-based dispensing systems are ideal for busy
Midwest a fertile ground for pizza joints and bars
Is booth seating best for your restaurant?
How to cultivate loyalty through a culture of success
Try loyalty programs if deal fatigue sets in
Restaurants often vulnerable to sexual harassment charges
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Don't mess with menu classics
Winter warmth from the Mediterranean
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