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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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lakeside Chef Cutting Board Riser

By Carla Landi Lakeside’s new Chef Cutting Board Riser takes the strain out of prep work. Chefs can relieve the strain in their backs by standing up straighter when slicing, dicing, and chopping. This stainless steel riser elevates the work space taking away lower back strain and providing...

CMA’s New Frontloading Ventless Dishmachine

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Not too long ago, CMA introduced their CMA-180-VL Ventless Dishmachine. The unit’s heat recovery system captures normally exhausted heat and water vapor from the wash-rinse cycle, and condenses it, heating incoming cold water before it reaches the booster heater. Water feeding the booster...

American Metalcraft’s New Serving Peels

By Carla Landi   American Metalcraft brings creative serving ideas to the table with their new Serving Peels. Available in a variety of styles, these Serving Peels allow foodservice professionals to get creative and express their unique personality.   Successful restaurants know that providing the ultimate dining experience...

Pitco’s New Touch Screen Controller

By Lee Davis, CFSP   Last June, we brought you information and a video about the revolutionary Pitco ROV (Reduced Oil Fryer), with its automatic filtration feature, automatic top off system and oil quality sensor. Well, Pitco didn’t stop with those innovations. They’ve just introduced their new Pitco...