Author: Randy Baum

A Steamy Option from Blodgett

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Convection Ovens have been embraced by commercial foodservice operators for decades. What’s not to like? They are faster and provide more even heating and browning that traditional ovens. Blodgett has manufactured rugged and high quality commercial ovens for over a century. They have a...

Victorinox Introduces New Opportunities with Epicurean

By Carla Landi   Victorinox acquired Epicurean Cutting Services so they could offer a wide variety of serving opportunities and solutions for both the front and the back of the house. Along with their line of high quality cutlery, you can now get attractive and functional cutting and...

The American Panel Difference

By Randy Baum   We recently caught up with our good friend, Kevin Graham of American Panel to discuss some of the distinguishing features of their Walk-In Coolers and Freezers.   For starters, all American Panel door frames are made of a fiberglass reinforced polymer which makes them...

Metro Mightylite™ – It More than Stacks Up

By Lee Davis, CFSP   A year ago, Metro introduced their Mightylite ML300 and ML400 front loading pan carriers. Stackable, lightweight, strong, and more ergonomic, they’ve been a huge success. This year, Metro is expanding the Mightylite line with top loading pan carriers for hot and cold food transport....

What We like About Vulcan Endurance Ranges

By Lee Davis, CFSP   I recently attended a product-training event with Roxanne Holt, Business Development Manager for Vulcan Ranges. The topic was Vulcan’s Endurance Range. It wasn’t my first look at the Endurance line of Medium Duty ranges, but I certainly was impressed with all the new...

Robot Coupe’s R602VV Combination Processor

By Randy Baum   It's safe to say that manually prepping ingredients has its share of downsides. Not only does manual preparation take longer, but it also poses potential safety risks for your employees. The good news is that Robot Coupe's new R602VV Combination Food Processor solves both these...

Introducing otto™ from Hamilton Beach Commercial

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Hamilton Beach Commercial is introducing a new celebrity on the juicing scene: otto™. He’s quiet, hard working, and keeps cool during the busiest rush hour. With a host of features and benefits that customers have asked for, otto was designed with high-volume juicing...

The AB8LED Ice Bucket from Co-Rect Products

By Carla Landi   Get ready to draw a crowd! Think of the concepts, promotions, beverage service, and creative catering you could do with these new ice buckets from Co-Rect Products.   The all-new AB8LED Ice Bucket is perfect for foodservice professionals that are looking for new and...

CMA’s New High Temp Undercounter Dishmachine

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Lipstick is the scourge of any bartender. There are few customer complaints worse than a drink being sent back because the glass is stained with the former patron’s lip covering. The natural customer reaction is: “if the lipstick didn’t wash off, then what...

The NRA’s 2018 KI Award® Winners

By Carla Landi   The National Restaurant Association recently announced the 2018 Kitchen Innovation Award recipients. New trends and technology are promising an exciting year in the restaurant industry. The award winners are providing equipment solutions that bring a realm of new opportunities to foodservice operations.   Here...