Author: Randy Baum

What’s Cooking with TableCraft?

By Randy Baum   The 2018 National Restaurant Association Show took place a few weeks ago in Chicago, and as usual there where tons of new and innovative products being introduced. Our good friends over at TableCraft Products were sure to join in on the fun, highlighting two...

Ice-O-Matic: Ice is Food Too

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Much to the dismay of health departments across the nation, operators often overlook the fact that ice is food too. Sure it’s used in displays, cold wells, wine buckets, and food containers to maintain temperatures, but enormous amounts of ice are consumed through...

Amana® Commercial Xpress IQ™ ARX Ovens… Faster. Safer. Smarter.

By Carla Landi   Amana recently introduced their faster, safer, smarter Amana® Commercial Xpress IQ™ ARX Ovens. These high speed ovens brilliantly combine forced air, convection, and microwave for consistent, fast results. Cooks anything to perfection in a small footprint without the need for ventilation… perfect for on-demand...

FoodHandler Provides Food Safety Solutions

By Carla Landi   We have tools, equipment, thermometers, and advanced technology to maximize food safety by controlling temperatures when cooking, refrigerating, and holding food. There are color-coded cutting boards, utensils and more to control cross-contamination. But, how do we control contamination that can happen when food is...

Choosing the Right Draft Beer System

By Randy Baum   Is your draft beer system setting you up for success?   Whether you’re opening a new bar or revamping an existing one, every decision you make when installing a draft beer system not only affects the overall experience you're able to provide to your...

Serving Counters – Duke Provides Solutions

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Other than signage, your serving counter is your customers’ first point of contact with your operation. Whether in a school, healthcare facility, or take out venue, your serving counters are more than just a barrier between your kitchen and customer areas. They are...

Vollrath Provides Solutions for Foodservice Operators

By Carla Landi   Vollrath is always looking for ways to make life easier and more profitable for foodservice professionals. I guess that’s why they are known as a solution provider for the industry. You have to check out what they did with hinged inset covers on induction...

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...