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The Skinny on the New Southbend Counterline Charbroiler

By Lee Davis It seems like thin is in this year. A few weeks ago, KitchenBiz brought you information about the new Ice-O-Matic HIS Series of ice machines, featuring an under counter model only 15 inches wide. This week, Southbend has introduced a new charbroiler that is a…

Remove Limitations and Release New Possibilities With Ventless Hoods

By Carla Landi You’ve heard of “capture and release”?  Releasing air captured by cooking equipment has always been an important consideration for restaurant owners. It’s one that in the past has steered food professionals away from their desired location and concept plan. Ventless hoods have addressed these challenges…

Blodgett 62 Series – A New Full-Size Combi that Cleans Itself

By Lee Davis I just attended a great webinar featuring Chef Joe Arvin, Corporate Chef, and Stephanie Martin, VP of Regional Sales, at Blodgett Oven. Chef Joe explained that there is a niche in the market between traditional convection ovens and combi ovens. Blodgett’s HydroVection oven fills that…

The Next Big Thing in Small Ice Machines

By Lee Davis Yesterday, I had the pleasure of sitting in on a training webinar conducted by Mike Kraus, Director of Sales for Ice-O-Matic. Mike introduced the latest from Ice-O-Matic: the HIS Series of compact, space saving ice machines. “HIS” is an acronym for Horizontal Ice System. “Horizontal”…

Rack ‘em up with Channel Manufacturing

By Lee Davis In one of the many restaurants where I worked, you could always find a cutting board in the big pile of cutting boards on a shelf below the prep counter. They were stacked somewhat precariously, surfaces touching each other, and with no air circulation for…

Tuxton’s Rustic Artisan Collection

By Matt Kurnick Recently, it’s likely you have experienced food described with any combination of the following buzzwords: local, organic, farm-to-table, or natural. And if you haven’t yet, you will. The challenge for foodservice operators that produce food that fits under this umbrella is to serve it on…

Champion’s New Undercounter Dishmachines

By Matt Kurnick When it comes to washing dishes, the dream scenario is throwing all the dirty dishes into the washer and having them come out spotless. But this is rarely the case. Often times end users must scrape or rinse the dirty dishes before putting them in…

The Victory Ultra Spec Series

By Lee Davis and Matt Kurnick The new Ultra Spec Series is the reach-in unit from Victory redesigned to look good and work even better. The Ultra Spec features a series of accents and design features that give it front-of-the-house looks. It also features the V-Temp electronic control…

The Lincoln Digital CTI

By Lee Davis and Matt Kurnick The Lincoln CTI digital countertop impinger conveyor oven combines the latest in digital controls with consistent countertop conveyor cooking. The oven features an LED display to view baking time and temperature as well as four programmable settings to different food items like…

The Essential Ice Machine – Scotsman’s New Line

By Lee Davis In the years I worked in the restaurant business, it seemed there was never an ice machine close to where I needed it. The ice machine was always in the basement, the back of the kitchen or out by the loading docks somewhere. So whenever…