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Pizza Slice Ovens from Bakers Pride

By Carla Landi   Bakers Pride has the solution for foodservice professionals that would like to add authentic pizza to their menu, without a huge investment of space and money. This is particularly relevant in October, which is National Pizza Month and the beginning of some of the...

Get the Green Solution – Hamilton Beach’s HWG800

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Last week, I attended a training webinar with Erin Eddy, Division Manager – East, for Hamilton Beach. Among the products she discussed was Hamilton Beach’s new HWG800 Wheat Grass Juicer. It is a high quality machine that extracts 5 oz. of wheat grass...

Vollrath’s New Cubic Display System

By Carla Landi   Getting ready for holiday banquets, buffets and catering opportunities? Well, you should probably take a look at this! The all new Cubic Display System from Vollrath allows culinary artists to easily customize their buffet presentations according to menu offerings, the occasion, and space available....

Cold Zone Refrigeration Rack Systems – One Neat Package

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Rapidly growing in popularity, Rack Systems allow customers to consolidate all refrigeration needs into one neat package. Think of all the large equipment items in the typical foodservice operation that require a refrigeration system: walk-in cooler, walk-in freezer, ice machine, reach-ins, merchandisers and...

Why Take ServSafe® Training?

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Why take ServSafe® training? Industry icon, Tedde Reid, the founder, President, and CEO of Supplies & Equipment Foodservice Alliance (SEFA) has often said: “If you work in this industry, you need to be ServSafe® certified.” For me that was enough (especially since she’s...

Hatco Soup Stations

By Carla Landi   Serve up your hot soups in Hatco’s Soup Station with creative and fun merchandising.   What’s the soup today? Many times, this is the first question asked by diners when they sit down at one of their favorite restaurants. The answer often determines the...

True Mfg. Display Merchandisers – Truly New

By Lee Davis, CFSP   True Manufacturing has been a leader and innovator in commercial refrigeration solutions for generations. Their latest offering, the TDM Series (True Display Merchandiser) features European design, enhanced performance and energy efficiency. Set up for refrigerated, dry case, dual zone, or chocolate/wine applications, it...

A Glimpse of the Dexter PROTOUR™

By Carla Landi   Dexter-Russell brings education on the road with their Dexter PROTOUR™. They visit foodservice professionals and culinary schools across the country. The PROTOUR™ is an extreme experience of foodservice knowledge, knife application questions and practices, a virtual factory tour of product manufacturing, and more.  ...

Master-Bilt’s MCRCD Saves – And Yes, There’s an App for That

By Lee Davis, CFSP   MCRCD stands for Master Controller Reverse Cycle Defrost. It is a system designed by Master-Bilt for their Bilt2Spec™ Custom Walk-Ins. Bob Gasbarro, Master-Bilt's Western U.S. Regional Sales Manager, recently showed me how the system works. Its patented design saves up to 27% more...

It’s International Beer Day Today

By Carla Landi   Get together with friends and raise your glass to International Beer Day! Bars and restaurants all over the world are serving up their finest beers in celebration. It’s a great time to show our appreciation for the people who brew our favorite beers and...