Equipment

New restaurant equipment and back-of-the-house technology

Not long ago, most restaurants could get by with a simple pop-up toaster. But along came bagels, croissants and Texas toast. And then toasted sandwiches grew wildly popular. So how do you find the...

In terms of taste and visual appeal, it’s hard to beat a perfectly grilled piece of fish, meat or poultry. Whether you’re grilling in your kitchen or outdoors, here’s how to find the grill that’s...

When cooking for customers who have food allergies or are gluten-sensitive, you need to be especially aware of how you store ingredients and the prep techniques you use. The nitty-gritty “An...

For many operators, disposable servingware and dishes have become a necessary part of doing business. Even if you’re not going to go “fully green” there are lots of smaller steps you can take to make...

MexiCali Burrito Co., a, family-owned taqueria in Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was already well into catering when it signed up with Boston start-up Phoodeez (pronounced food-ies) to...

To help create the extraordinary cocktail, mixologists rely on a slew of tools and techniques, some borrowed from the kitchen. Sous vide is a prime example; its popularity extends beyond the kitchen...

As you might expect, chefs have some definite ideas about what they want from an oven or cooktop. The chefs speak The dependable standard convection oven is still the preferred type for most chefs,...

With the ever-increasing popularity of smoothies, frozen yogurt and frozen alcoholic beverages, chilled treats have found a place on the menu all year long. To keep up with that popularity, beverage...

At high-volume restaurants, a holding cabinet can be a real time- and money-saver for keeping dishes warm without drying out. For smaller operations, there are countertop models, usually holding two...

It’s almost tempting for attendees at The NAFEM Show in Orlando, Florida’s convention center to don sunglasses as they walk down the vast aisles lined with restaurant kitchen equipment. At this...

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