Equipment

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

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...

Attendees at this month’s NAFEM Show in Orlando will be confronted with the usual mind-boggling array of restaurant equipment , everything from mammoth, industrial-strength dishwashers down to pocket...

With today’s ever-increasing energy costs, restaurant operators are taking a closer look at the energy use of their major kitchen equipment. While purchasing new equipment always represents a...

High-tech or not-so-high tech, this year’s crop of new restaurant equipment is bound to ease both back-of-house and front-of-house operations. High-tech Temperature probes and electronic control...

Today’s dinnerware allows restaurants to strut their personal style with pieces that are affordable and flexible enough for every type of operation. If you’re upscale… For an upscale restaurant with...

“Everything old is new again” is a saying that certainly holds true for today’s cleaning products. The latest items take established formulations and tweak them—technologically. The result: better...

Zach Bredemann, corporate chef at Kona Grill, recently went through the process of updating the 23-location chain's menu. During the revamp, he took down the old nutritional information sheet from...

With today’s rising ingredient costs and tight margins, portion control is more essential than ever. That’s why scales are so important in both back- and front-of-house. Making the choice The...

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