Globe S Series – The Golden Globe of Slicers

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Earlier this week, we visited with Globe Food Equipment Company at the 2017 NRA Show and learned about Globe’s new “easier to use” S Series Slicers. Starting with their new clear text display, setting stroke length and speed couldn’t be simpler. The S Series also gives you easy to understand alerts, such as “Knife cover removed. Replace knife cover.” No more trying to remember what...

The NRA’s 2017 KI Award® Winners

By Carla Landi   The National Restaurant Show in Chicago is right around the corner and we are excited to see all of the innovative new products, trends, and business solutions for the foodservice industry.   Be sure to check out the Kitchen Innovation Award Winner Pavilion. Here are some highlights from our favorite innovation winners: Garland - XPress Grill Save money, time, and space while improving food...

Lang’s New Radiant Gas Charbroilers

By Carla Landi   Lang Radiant Gas Charbroilers are designed to provide excellent heating and control under the most demanding cooking environments. Super-uniform cooking surface temperatures provide corner-to-corner temperature consistency between 625°F and 700°F. No hot spots. They feature a 20,000 BTU burner per six inches of width with separate wide-range valve for maximum control of each section. The super heavy duty construction features fully-welded chassis, heavy cast...

Dinex MealtimeXpress™ Cart

By Carla Landi   The Dinex MealtimeXpress™ Cart is the perfect solution for any satellite dining operation. It has everything you need, including refrigeration and convection heat. This is a must-have for healthcare facilities, schools, sporting venues, convention centers, golf courses…you name it.   The Dinex MealtimeXpress™ Cart has two models available. You can get a model with one hot and one refrigerated compartment and/or you can get...

Champion Industries’ New 44-PRO

By Lee Davis, CFSP   The 44-PRO is the newest model of rack conveyer dishmachine from Champion. It features a PROgressive drive system that keeps the rack moving 90% percent of the time, a PROportional rinse that ensures consistent results, and PROdigy controls for ease of operation. Jay Bravinder, Director of Sales for Champion, recently walked us around the 44-PRO. In the video below, Jay discusses Champion's newest technologies, along...

The Cleveland Steam Jacketed Kettle Advantage

By Carla Landi   Cleveland kettles are essential for busy foodservice operations. When designing equipment, Cleveland takes a close look at all of the possible scenarios and challenges that take place in busy kitchens. You will notice that the details in these kettles are not only durable, but they address things that operators and chefs encounter every day. Features include safety marine latch, protected controls, strategically located gauge,...

New Metro Mightylite – A Mighty Good Food Holding & Transport Solution

By Lee Davis, CFSP   If you’ve ever hoisted a traditional pan carrier off the back of a catering truck, carried one sideways through a narrow doorway, or lifted one from floor level to a counter top, then you know how awkward and downright heavy they can be to work with. Top mounted handles make it difficult to hand the carrier off to coworkers. Lifting and carrying from...

Vertex China – Versatility Redefined.

By Carla Landi   It all happens at the table. Restaurant tabletops set the tone for the dining experience and really represent everything that your chefs are creating and the atmosphere you are portraying. The table is where you define your image, talent, and ability to provide the ultimate dining experience.   Behind the scenes, everyone is running around and working hard, while creating culinary masterpieces for the...

Co-Rect’s Copper Barware Products

By Randy Baum   We recently caught up with Greg Loffler of Co-Rect Products at the NAFEM Show in Orlando. Greg introduced us to some of the new products that were launched at the show, including Co-Rect's full line of Copper Barware products, and also their Double Wall Vacuum Insulated Growlers. Check out the video below for more information on these great new offerings from Co-Rect Products.

Southbend’s Award Winning TruVAPOR

By Carla Landi   The National Restaurant Association announced Southbend’s TruVapor as a Kitchen Innovation winner for 2017. This is the first combination oven that can be built right into a cooking line. There is no need to allocate extra space in your kitchen for combi cooking applications. Chefs can now have the versatility of steaming, roasting, broiling, and combi cooking without walking away from their high-volume cooking...