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Kitchen Biz: Year 1

This post marks a momentous milestone for Kitchen Biz! As of this writing, Kitchen Biz is one year old. And oh what a year it’s been. Over the course of the last 365 days we have published 93 articles featuring 72 different SEFA Suppliers, spanning the spectrum of…

Scotsman’s Ultrasonic Sixth Sense

By Lee Davis When I worked as a restaurant manager, few things made me happier than a full bin of ice at the beginning of my shift on a Friday or Saturday night in the summer. With plenty of tourists, and high temperatures, we needed that ice machine…

The V-Class from Vollrath

By Matt Kurnick Vollrath recently debuted its V-Class series of mobile serving line equipment. The line, which is both aesthetically pleasing and structurally strong, comes with a list of great standard features as well as a plethora of options to customize each unit for the operator’s specific needs….

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. …