The Newly Released Southbend TruVAPOR

By Matt Kurnick The Southbend TruVAPOR provides true 3-in-1 capabilities in a minimal footprint. The Southbend TruVAPOR is a full convection steamer, can act as a bake-oven up to 475°F in convection mode, and in TruVAPOR Mode can add 25%-75% humidity into the oven cavity. All of this comes in a 36-inch footprint. The TruVAPOR Mode is especially useful, allowing operators to sear products while maintaining the product’s…


Metro’s New C5 4 Series Holding Cabinet

By Lee Davis and Matt Kurnick Metro recently released its brand new C5 4 Series holding cabinet. The cabinet has the familiar look of the red insulated armor, but a deeper look reveals Metro’s new Insulation Armor Plus that provides unprecedented insulation and protection for the price point. Additionally, this cabinet is Energy Star certified. The C5 4 Series features a stainless steel box and a top-mounted control….


True’s Newly Redesigned Reach-Ins

By Carla Landi and Matt Kurnick True’s newly redesigned reach-ins feature a variety of aesthetic and functional updates that only improve on the original upright reach-in. True’s new modular look features either clear aluminum or stainless steel interior, and gray polyvinyl shelving racks. For an updated look, and to reduce energy consumption, the new reach-ins feature LED lighting as opposed to fluorescent interior lighting. On the glass-door edition,…


FOCUS Universal Post Casters

By Carla Landi The FOCUS Universal Post Casters are rolling in great new solutions for foodservice operations.  One caster works for all shelving post installations in the field.  This easy to install caster makes it easy to replace casters on-site and offers the flexibility to quickly change a fixed shelving unit to a mobile shelving unit as needs of the operation change. Watch the video and see how easy it is to install these…

New Vulcan VCE3 Electric Convection Oven

By Lee Davis KitchenBiz recently caught up with Kenny Graven, Sales & Marketing Manager for Vulcan. He showed us the New Vulcan VCE3 Electric Convection Oven. With this oven, Vulcan sought to improve efficiency and bake quality. They also wanted to introduce new cleanability features not seen before in Convection Ovens. Watch this video to learn how they did it.

The NAFEM Show Review

By Matt Kurnick The NAFEM Show review is one of our favorite posts of the year. Below are the highlights of the What’s Hot What’s Cool honorees and the essential info on each product from The NAFEM Show 2015. Supplier Product Name – Description ACP, Inc. Jetwave – Combination oven certified for ventless use. ACP, Inc. Menumaster Steamer Oven – 3500 Watts, 1.6 cu. ft. oven with 10…

The Tobin Ellis Signature Cocktail Station

By Matt Kurnick Perlick is excited to announce a first-of-its-kind partnership with award-winning bartender and founder of BarMagic, Tobin Ellis. Perlick and Ellis are working together to create a new, co-branded line of cocktail focused equipment. The first product in the new line, the Tobin Ellis Signature Cocktail Station, will be unveiled at The NAFEM Show 2015. “We’re not making smallwares or bar tools,” said Ellis. “We’ve partnered…

Ice-O-Matic’s New Grande Cuber

By Lee Davis There is a new “clink in the drink”, and it’s called the Grande Cube. It comes from Ice-O-Matic’s new Grande Cuber ice machines which will be debuted at The NAFEM Show 2015. The new Grande Cube is more than twice the size of a standard, full-sized cube and is perfect for any upscale beverage. Oversized ice cubes in a variety of beverages from cocktails to…

Maximizer Mop by Rubbermaid

By Carla Landi Though the physical demands are high for keeping floors clean in a busy foodservice operation, it needs to get done. That is where the Maximizer Mop by Rubbermaid comes into play. It’s a fact that traditional wet mopping remains the preferred solution for cleaning large, hard floor surfaces. It’s the most effective way to clean floors in a foodservice operation, but it comes with its share of...

Kolpak Premium Advantage Package

By Lee Davis The Kolpak Premium Advantage Package is a series of innovative, energy-saving products available only from Kolpak designed to make walk-in coolers and freezers run as efficiently as possible. The Kolpak Premium Advantage Package can help operators achieve up to 50% energy savings on their walk-ins. The package includes three major components. First, the award winning ArcticFox cooling control provides Tru-Demand defrost instead of timed defrost….