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Southbend’s New NRG System

By Matt Kurnick Both the Southbend G and SL-Series convection ovens are efficient. The two Energy Star rated ovens now include Southbend’s new NRG System making them even more efficient. The NRG fuel saving system is designed to maintain the power of the 90,000 and 72,000 BTU convection…

Master Walk-in Usage

By Matt Kurnick and Adam Horlock The Master-Bilt Master Controller can help end users master walk-in usage with three important features. The first is that the Master Controller prompts automatic evaporator coil defrosting as needed. The second is that it constantly monitors the unit’s temperature and the system’s…

Victory Ultra Spec Series Updates

By Matt Kurnick The Ultra Spec Series is Victory’s top-of-the-line series of refrigerators. Recently it’s gotten even better with added capabilities, layouts, and features. Victory has added warm holding capabilities to the Ultra Spec line. Additionally, units are available with dual zone temperature controls for hot and cold…

Bring the Farm-to-Table Theme to Life

By Matt Kurnick Considering the recent increased emphasis placed on farm-to-table food, Oneida has responded with updates to its Buffet Euro line that look and feel earthy and natural. The additions include a range of pieces featuring wood, stone, and glass. From mason jars and flip-top bottles for…

Vulcan Jacketed Kettles

By Carla Landi, Matt Kurnick and Kevin Corral It’s true. Little has changed in kettles over the years. But, the recent small adjustments made on the Vulcan jacketed kettles make a huge difference in ease-of-use for operators. The biggest adjustment Vulcan has made is to the controls. Rather…

Panasonic Microwave Steamers

SEFA President, Tedde Reid recently caught up with Panasonic’s Ken Megarr to discuss Panasonic Microwave Steamers. These exciting ovens use microwave technology to steam. Using Panasonic Microwave Steamers is extremely convenient, it produces high quality product, and can ultimately be more healthy for consumers. The Panasonic steamer doesn’t…

The Cleveland Mini Combi

By Matt Kurnick and Brady Brown The Cleveland Mini Combi Oven is a fully functional combi oven in a smaller footprint. The 21-inch-wide unit can hold up to three full-size steam table pans and offers full baking, steaming and frying functionality. A few of the features that set…

Direct Draw Beer Dispensers from True

By Matt Kurnick and Zena Dater The True TDD-1 direct draw beer dispenser comes with a variety of standard features, making it a leader in its category. Of the utmost importance on direct draw dispensers is maintaining the beer at a consistent cold temperature. To do so, True…

Focus Updates EZ Wall and Security Cages

By Matt Kurnick and Ed Kretmar We recently caught up with Tim Palmer, Director of Sales at Focus Foodservice to discuss updates to their EZ Wall and Security Cages. The EZ Wall system is a great way for operators to maximize the use of empty wall space in…

Why Manitowoc Ice talks about I.C.E.

By Lee Davis When they talk about the Indigo, Manitowoc Ice talks about I.C.E. In October of 2012, Kitchen Biz showed you a video introducing the new Modular Indigo Ice Machine from Manitowoc Ice. Last week, I met with Bo Erickson, Senior Product Sales Manager for Manitowoc Ice….