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Star-Max Ultra-Max Griddles

By Matt Kurnick The Star-Max Ultra-Max griddles, gas, electric and chrome gas, now all come with an exciting new 3-year warranty from Star Manufacturing. Every model features heavy-duty construction for durability and a great cool-to-the touch stainless steel front panel for enhanced operator safety. For more on the…

Choosing the Right Ice Storage and Transport System

By Carla Landi Whether you need large quantities of ice available at all times with the ability to transport to various locations of your operation, or you have smaller ice production requirements, but need increased transport and maneuverability, Follett has a system to suit your needs. The video…

FMP – Save the Wrapping for Your Holidays

By Lee Davis As you may know, I volunteer in a non-profit kitchen. We use plenty of food pans in our operation. One of the issues I always deal with is how to best cover food pans. If I cover them with plastic wrap alone, then I can’t…

The Chafer with a Birds’ Eye View

By Carla Landi We recently caught up with Dave Johnson from Walco to discuss the benefits of their new Idol Chafer. Caterers and restaurants specializing in banquets should take a very close look at this valuable piece of equipment. These chafers have vented, self-closing, glass lid tops that…

Taylor Precision Products – More Purple Protection

By Lee Davis Taylor Precision Products, a manufacturer of precision thermometers and electronic and mechanical scales now offers a color-coded digital thermometer that is designed for allergen safety, and helps prevent cross contamination.  The purple color alerts staff to follow special food allergy procedures when preparing a meal….

American Panel HurriChill

By Matt Kurnick Boasting the most intuitive and easy to use controller in the industry, American Panel’s line of HurriChill blast chillers has a unit that fits every operation. Maurice Skidmore, Director of Sales American Panel- HurriChill,  provides an in-depth look at the product including its three different…

Rolling out Efficiency and Consistency

By Carla Landi Pizzas, tortillas, pierogies and pies …  What do these things have in common? With the right tools they’re easy to uniformly produce over and over again at a high quality. And when that’s achieved, they become high demand menu items for their taste and quality. …

The Versatile Oneida Strata

By Matt Kurnick The Oneida Strata System is an aesthetically appealing, fully functional alternative to traditional chafers for presenting hot or cold food in a buffet-style setting. The all-steel black-box bases and brushed stainless steel interchangeable components provide for an endless combination of presentations and functionality. The Strata…

Hang On To Your Hat with Curtron’s Polar Pro GH

By Lee Davis When I was in the restaurant business, I had mixed feelings about clear plastic strip doors. I appreciated their purpose, but I hated how they knocked off my hat and messed up my hair (yes, I had hair once) every time I walked in or…

InSinkErator Attacks Food Waste

By Carla Landi Foodservice operators have seemingly searched every nook and cranny for solutions to help reduce operating costs and boost revenues. They are also bridled with the challenge of food safety, providing a clean work area and their responsibilities to the environment. After reviewing the studies on…