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Kitchen Innovations 2014 First Look

By Matt Kurnick It’s the middle of May and to us at Kitchen Biz that means two things: 1. The weather is finally getting warm, so it’s time to re-visit our favorite spots to dine al fresco. 2. The National Restaurant Association Show is right around the corner….

The Cleveland Mini Combi

By Matt Kurnick and Brady Brown The Cleveland Mini Combi Oven is a fully functional combi oven in a smaller footprint. The 21-inch-wide unit can hold up to three full-size steam table pans and offers full baking, steaming and frying functionality. A few of the features that set…

Direct Draw Beer Dispensers from True

By Matt Kurnick and Zena Dater The True TDD-1 direct draw beer dispenser comes with a variety of standard features, making it a leader in its category. Of the utmost importance on direct draw dispensers is maintaining the beer at a consistent cold temperature. To do so, True…

Eliminate Food Waste with EnviroPure

By Carla Landi and Don Veys There are so many things to consider today when running a busy foodservice operation. Food waste elimination is rarely on the top of that list. But, if operators don’t have a good system in place, removing waste from an establishment can prove…

Selecting a Commercial Freezer

By Lee Davis There are four steps to selecting a commercial freezer for your foodservice establishment. 1. Determine what you are freezing and how it will be accessed. 2. Determine how much you plan to freeze. 3. Decide where the freezer is going to be located. 4. Decide…

10 Facts about Frymaster’s ESG35T Value Gas Fryer

By Matt Kurnick Welcome to 10 Facts about Frymaster’s ESG35T Value Gas Fryer. In the above video, John Stallsmith, Field Marketing Manager at Frymaster, offers us three important facts to remember about Frymaster’s new ESG35T Value Gas Fryer. These three facts just begin to scratch the surface on…

Focus Updates EZ Wall and Security Cages

By Matt Kurnick and Ed Kretmar We recently caught up with Tim Palmer, Director of Sales at Focus Foodservice to discuss updates to their EZ Wall and Security Cages. The EZ Wall system is a great way for operators to maximize the use of empty wall space in…

Why Manitowoc Ice talks about I.C.E.

By Lee Davis When they talk about the Indigo, Manitowoc Ice talks about I.C.E. In October of 2012, Kitchen Biz showed you a video introducing the new Modular Indigo Ice Machine from Manitowoc Ice. Last week, I met with Bo Erickson, Senior Product Sales Manager for Manitowoc Ice….

Maximize Kitchen Space with TruVection from Southbend

By Matt Kurnick and Mike Tucker As dining rooms get bigger, kitchens tend to get smaller. Operators can now maximize kitchen space with TruVection from Southbend. This low-profile convection oven series provides end users the flexibility of applying a true convection oven into a variety of configurations. The…

Treat Dough Right with Doyon Spiral Mixers

By Carla Landi and Jim Bologna How important is it to maintain food quality throughout the baking process? Doyon thinks it’s very important. In fact, the main point of differentiation for Doyon Spiral Mixers is how well they treat dough. These spiral mixers were developed with chefs and…