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Champion Industries’ New 44-PRO

By Lee Davis, CFSP   The 44-PRO is the newest model of rack conveyer dishmachine from Champion. It features a PROgressive drive system that keeps the rack moving 90% percent of the time, a PROportional rinse that ensures consistent results, and PROdigy controls for ease of operation. Jay...
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The Cleveland Steam Jacketed Kettle Advantage

By Carla Landi   Cleveland kettles are essential for busy foodservice operations. When designing equipment, Cleveland takes a close look at all of the possible scenarios and challenges that take place in busy kitchens. You will notice that the details in these kettles are not only durable, but...
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Vertex China – Versatility Redefined.

By Carla Landi   It all happens at the table. Restaurant tabletops set the tone for the dining experience and really represent everything that your chefs are creating and the atmosphere you are portraying. The table is where you define your image, talent, and ability to provide the...
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Co-Rect’s Copper Barware Products

By Randy Baum   We recently caught up with Greg Loffler of Co-Rect Products at the NAFEM Show in Orlando. Greg introduced us to some of the new products that were launched at the show, including Co-Rect's full line of Copper Barware products, and also their Double Wall...
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Southbend’s Award Winning TruVAPOR

By Carla Landi   The National Restaurant Association announced Southbend’s TruVapor as a Kitchen Innovation winner for 2017. This is the first combination oven that can be built right into a cooking line. There is no need to allocate extra space in your kitchen for combi cooking applications....
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58 Years of Sneeze-Free Dining

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Fifty-eight years ago this week, the Sneeze Guard was invented by a Pennsylvania germaphobe, named Johnny Garneau. He owned a popular chain of Midwest Smorgasbord restaurants, and who knows how many cases of physical contamination and foodborne illness have been prevented by his...
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External Suction vs. Chamber Vacuum Sealers

By Lee Davis, CFSP   There are two basic types of vacuum sealers: external suction vacuum sealers and chamber vacuum sealers. My FoodSaver® brand sealer, that I bought through a TV infomercial years ago, is an example of the first. It does a nice job of sealing up...
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Sterno’s WindGuard Fold-Away Chalkboard Chafer

By Carla Landi   The WindGuard Fold-Away Chalkboard Chafer is a hot new product from Sterno Products. We recently caught up with Thaddaeus Smith from Sterno, to learn more about it. This is a great product. Restaurants, hotel banquets, schools, and event caterers are going to love this...
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Cambro X-Pan™ High Heat Food Pans

By Carla Landi   Cambro’s new X-Pan™ allows foodservice operators to safely and effectively, prep, cook, hot/hold, steam, bake, and cool food products, using one single food pan throughout various applications. It will withstand, transform, and adjust to different temperatures and applications. The X-Pan™ has a temperature range...