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CMA’s New Growler Washer

By Carla Landi CMA’s new Growler Washer solution is two machines in one. It changes from a dishmachine to a Growler Washer and back again. Growlers allow consumers to enjoy the freshness of their favorite craft beer with a straight-from-the-brewery taste and aroma. The challenge arises when it’s time to sanitize the bottles. Properly cleaned growlers are essential to control the quality and taste of the craft beers...
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Cambro’s Camduction® Complete Heat System

By Matt Kurnick Healthcare, like any market within commercial foodservice, has its quirks. The requirements to serve excellent food, and to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction in healthcare, are slightly different than any other foodservice segment. As such, the equipment and supplies required to make and serve high-quality food are slightly different as well. To meet the needs of consumers in this specific segment, operators need look...
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Vulcan Custom Griddle

By Matt Kurnick and Carla Landi Vulcan custom griddles can be designed to meet the needs of every operation with an array of options. Over the years, having worked extensively with chains, Vulcan has amassed experience helping those chains optimize their operations. The Vulcan custom griddle helps bring that high level of customization to the masses. Below we've outlined some of the customizable options on this griddle. For...
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Old and New Generation Cookware from Paderno

By Carla Landi and Matt Kurnick Paderno World Cuisine has designed new products that represent old and new generations of cookware. Starting with the old, Paderno features carbon steel pans with technology that's been around for over 100 years. The carbon steel is very heavy duty and it's often less expensive than alternatives. Additionally, carbon steel cookware is compatible with every heating element including electric, open flame, and...
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Carlisle Tabletop Trends

By Matt Kurnick The Carlisle Tabletop Collection aimed to help Carlisle refresh its look while bringing a sense of fashion and trend to the tabletop. It succeeded. Carlisle recently rolled out two new lines and additions to its existing Tritan line. The Mingle collection features heavyweight melamine that won't chip or crack and comes with a 2-year warranty. With its circular swirl, the textured plate elevates the dining...
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Induction Cooking: The Magic

By Lee Davis The first time I saw a demonstration of induction cooking, it reminded me of a magic trick. The demonstrator placed a newspaper on an induction cooktop, placed a pot of water on top of the newspaper, and then brought the water to a boil. Once boiling, he removed the pot to show that the newspaper was neither burned, charred nor even singed. Then he did...
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Hatco’s New Rice Warming System

By Carla Landi Hatco’s new Rice Warming System takes the pressure off of busy operations tasked with the chore of serving a lot of rice. This system is ideal for Asian and Mexican restaurants that commonly have several rice cookers in motion at the same time. The challenge arises when it’s time to keep the cooked rice warm for serving while more rice is cooking. That’s where the...
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New Food Merchandiser Options from Duke

By Matt Kurnick The new, highly customizable hot/cold food merchandiser options from Duke come with a load of benefits for operators that their customers will surely appreciate. From the diners' perspective, Duke offers a clean look with its new heat and scratch-resistant counter tops. Duke also makes it possible for operators to take advantage of vertical space, offering hot or cold tiers that can be stacked on top...
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MasterBilt’s Enhanced Blast Chiller

By Matt Kurnick and Lee Davis MasterBilt's enhanced Blast Chiller has been modified with many new features that make it extremely user-friendly. First off, they feature a new LCD controller that makes operating the unit very simple. The controller comes with pre-loaded settings that are easily accessible. MasterBilt's enhanced blast chillers also have a USB port to download product holding data. This helps operators with HACCP practices. Another...
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Vollrath Introduces its New Contoured Carving Station

By Lee Davis Back in the 80s, I worked in a steakhouse that served a traditional Sunday all-you-can-eat brunch. A main feature of the buffet was the Steamship Round, a huge haunch of beef hanging by a chain from a crossbeam, and sliced in hearty slabs for each guest by a prep cook wearing a chef’s coat and a red bandana; brandishing a sabre-sized carving knife. The whole...