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Pure, Precise, Sous Vide with Vollrath

By Matt Kurnick Pure flavors and precise temperatures, the ultimate goals of every chef. Recently Kitchen Biz caught up with Chef Richard Rupp, Corporate Product Training Manager at The Vollrath Company, to learn about a new product from Vollrath and the exciting culinary trend that can help reach…

Pitt Plastics – Watch out for Cheaters

By Lee Davis When was the last time you purchased a case of commercial garbage can liners and actually received fewer bags than were specified on the outside of the case? I bet you have no idea, right? Neither do I. Who counts? And that, according to Jeff…

The Pan Rack Graveyard – Channel’s Solution

By Lee Davis You may have seen this place in the deserted back hallway of a commercial kitchen, the basement storage area of a cafeteria, or the vacant corner of a loading dock. It’s filled with sad memories of employee abuse and overstressed joints. Broken welds, bent uprights…

Bamix from Victorinox

By Matt Kurnick Watches, chocolate, cutlery and immersion blenders. That’s what Switzerland does. Bamix, a new immersion blender from Victorinox Swiss Army, is their latest offering of versatility and reliability. The Bamix is sort of a Swiss Army knife for the kitchen. Because of it’s interchangeable blades, the…

Master-Bilt Rack Systems

By Matt Kurnick Rack refrigeration units are an excellent way to make any operation more efficient. This remote refrigeration equipment is a great option for consolidating and minimizing energy usage in any establishment that uses multiple refrigeration units and/or ice machines including hotels, corporate cafeterias, commercial kitchens and…

TableCraft – Safer Food Solutions

By Lee Davis I recently met up with Paula O’Connell, Director of Sales-Midwest for the TableCraft Products Company.  She spoke to me about a new line of Tablecraft products called Safer Food Solutions. These products are designed for advanced food safety and operational efficiency. Forormerly messy tasks, such…

Cambro Answers a Tough Question

By Lee Davis Remember those crazy standardized aptitude tests we took in high school. You know the tests I mean: you had to calculate the length and speed of two trains traveling in opposite directions to see which one had the loudest whistle. You could spend a half…

New SideKick Shot Glass from Spill-Stop

By Lee Davis Unless you’ve been to Las Vegas in the past few weeks, you probably haven’t seen this new patent pending offering from Spill-Stop. It’s called the SideKick Shot Glass. It’s an exciting new idea for bars, nightclubs and restaurants. The two-piece glass comes apart so you…

Candle Lamp: Hot New Product and Bright Ideas

By Lee Davis Candle Lamp is not just a supplier of canned heat, decorative table lamps or wax candles. They are a company of innovators on the cutting edge of their product category. Recently they introduced a hot new idea for chafing fuel and a bright new idea…

Hatco Goes Cold

By Lee Davis That’s right, the company long associated with everything warm has gone cold. In addition to their well known lines of hot wells, heat lamps, hot food merchandisers and holding cabinets, Hatco now manufactures refrigerated drop-in wells. That means you can now purchase both your hot…