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Panasonic Commercial Microwaves: Did you know?

I met with Chef Ken Megarr of Panasonic the other day. I wanted to learn about what’s new with Panasonic Commercial Microwave Ovens and maybe grab a recipe for the NFL opening game. As always, Chef Ken was eager to oblige, but seized the opportunity to turn our conversation into a training moment. “An educated customer is my best customer,” Chef Ken said. “Did you know,” said Chef...
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Structural Concepts: Oasis Undercounter Grab & Go

By Lee Davis, CFSP Point of sale merchandising is hardly a new concept. Down at my favorite truck stop, they frequently have a galvanized washtub full of ice and cold drinks sitting on the floor next to the cash register. On a hot summer day, it’s hard not to notice those frosty cold bottles of pop and add one to your final order while checking out…just be careful...
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Fisher Ultra-Spray/Plus and 7Plus

By Lee Davis, CFSP Jeff Westley, Vice President of Sales at Fisher Manufacturing, recently showed me the next generation of Fisher Ultra-Spray pre-rinse valves: the Ultra-Spray/Plus. Providing both energy and water savings, it blasts soiled dishes using only 1.15 gallons of water per minute (GPMs). That number exceeds the EPA’s new WaterSense standard of 1.28 GPM. The unit comes in approved brass or stainless steel. It is interchangeable...
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Small Plates with International Tableware

By Matt Kurnick Recently we had the opportunity to talk small plates with International Tableware. ITI’s newest collection Tastings and Samplers is perfect for the chef seeking flexibility. The collection features a wide range of piece that fit an equally varied list of operations. From tapas, to bar food, to sushi, to appetizers, this collection of small plates can meet any chef’s needs while helping him or her...
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Carlisle EZ Access Food Pan Lids

By Matt Kurnick The new Carlisle EZ Access Food Pan Lids have several distinct features that set them apart from similar products. The clear, NSF certified lids feature a 30% larger opening than similar lids. They come in two sizes to fit either 1/3 or 1/6 size food pans. The lids can come with one, two or no notches. And the flat interior space makes it extremely easy...
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Tuxton Introduces Pacifica

By Matt Kurnick Tuxton introduces Pacifica. It's reminiscent of the sandbars and ocean surf that hug the picturesque coastline of California. Rich in beauty with exquisite lines, Pacifica presents the look of serenity and grace that accompany chef's creations so well. The collection includes eight pieces of porcelain white dinnerware that is lead free, fully vitrified, microwave safe, oven proof and dishwasher safe. Additionally, Pacifica comes with a...
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Star Cold Wells: Part of a Complete Serving Solution

By Carla Landi Star brings its new cold wells to its lineup of complete serving solutions. With the addition of the cold wells, Star’s complete serving solutions are now even more versatile. Operators can combine Star’s new cold well with the omelet and waffle makers for the ultimate hotel or restaurant breakfast station. Or, match up the cold well with Star’s hot dog rollers and turn profits with...
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Bar Maid GP100 Glass Polisher

By Matt Kurnick Behind the bar, the most important thing is pouring the next drink. So making sure that the glassware in which the drinks are served is clean and polished is important. It's especially important to do it quickly. That's where the Bar Maid GP100 Glass Polisher comes into play. The Bar Maid GP100 Glass Polisher is capable of helping barbacks polish up to 300 glasses per...
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Paderno Helps Complete the Ethnic Dining Experience

By Carla Landi According to a recent poll conducted by Technomic, 38% of consumers report to have ordered ethnic foods and flavors at least once a week when dining out. That number jumps to 77% on a monthly timeline. To really drive those foods and flavors home, it's important that they're served in and on the right vessels. Paderno recently released serving pieces specifically for ethnic menu items....
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NSF: What it is and Why it Matters

By Lee Davis If you regularly buy or sell commercial foodservice equipment and supplies, then you’re probably familiar with the NSF certification stamp that appears on any number of products from ladles to refrigerators. You may even know that NSF International (formerly the National Sanitation Foundation) is an independent, not-for-profit, third party that, among other things, tests and certifies foodservice equipment and supplies to verify that they meet...