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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….

True’s Re-Designed Glass Door Merchandisers

By Carla Landi True’s re-designed Glass Door Merchandisers increase product capacity, lower energy costs, and offer new accessories that make it even easier to move product. The re-designed GDM-10-LD provides four levels of storage space instead of three, increasing the capacity to 168 20oz. bottles while still maintaining the 54″ height. Like all equipment from True Manufacturing, these attractive units can be enhanced with custom graphics to help promote brands and/or products. Impressive…

Pair Plates and Food with American Metalcraft

By Matt Kurnick In 2015 it’s not enough to serve great food in a visually appealing way. The serving vessels should appear to have been made specifically for the culinary creation served on or inside them. It’s now a bit easier to pair plates and food with American Metalcraft. Serving house-cured meats and local cheeses? Then these beautiful charcuterie boards from American Metalcraft are perfect. Their rich patterns…

The User-Friendly NEO

By Matt Kurnick and Adam Horlock The user-friendly NEO is the latest in undercounter ice machine technology from Manitowoc Ice. The NEO’s simple and efficient control panel is what helps make it extremely easy to use. The easy-to-read display features just three buttons. Beyond the standard power button, the NEO has one button to control on what setting the machine will run. Whether it’s the 4, 12, or…

The Carlisle Coldmaster® Coolcheck™

By Matt Kurnick and Bill Daily Carlisle Coldmaster® Coolcheck™ food pans hold cold food safely for over six hours. When the pans reach an unsafe temperature, they change colors, signifying to operators that the pan should be switched out. While the pan is blue, the pan is safely cool. As it warms, it turns white. Coldmaster Coolcheck is great for operators that add items or change their menu…

The New and Improved BRUTE

By Matt Kurnick and Sarah Auge In November, Rubbermaid released its new and improved BRUTE® utility refuse can. The can features venting technology that makes it significantly easier for end users to remove full liners. Additionally, Rubbermaid added a pair of cinches near each handle so that the liners can be cinched into place rather than tied off.  Other improvements to the BRUTE include a reinforced base and…