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The Endurance™ Range by Vulcan

By Carla Landi   Vulcan’s Endurance Range is designed to provide consistent results in a commercial kitchen environment. When you see the Vulcan name on a piece of equipment, you know it’s going to perform in a busy foodservice operation. The Endurance Range is no exception, it’s built tough and it delivers!   What about adaptability? Foodservice operations may change up menu items and incorporate new concepts along...
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Comfort – The Mundial Edge

By Lee Davis, CFSP   The other day, I attended a training webinar hosted by Lou Rountree (Vice President) and Steve Jordan (National Sales Manager) of Mundial, manufacturers of fine cutlery and chef’s tools. They reviewed Mundial's many lines of NSF approved commercial quality kitchen knives, spreaders, turners and more. I asked Lou why customers choose Mundial.   I’ve known many chefs who choose a knife because of...
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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 hottest pizza ordering occasions.   Pizza by the slice is very popular with diners and is known to be a...
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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 juice per minute. That’s great when you consider the typical serving is only an ounce. The machine is commercially rated...
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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. Just select the elements you need for each event and start building. If you need to make a last minute...
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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 display cases. Now imagine if all those items were tied into a single remote refrigeration system, with refrigeration lines running...
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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 my boss). But there is little arguing that our industry, as well as our customers, benefit every time a ServSafe®...
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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 direction the diner will take with their menu choices and overall dining experience. Soup is a comfort food that can...
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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 comes in sizes ranging from 36” to 77” long. It also employs a special forced air refrigeration design that minimizes...
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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.   We had an opportunity to experience a training session from the very knowledgeable Chef Ryan Trinkofsky on the Dexter PROTOUR™....