Due to the self-serve nature of their operation, salad bars were among the first to be put on the chopping block as the industry ramped up its efforts to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 disease in public dining spaces. Operators of salad bars, whether in supermarkets, restaurants, or in their own brick-and-mortar locations, had to make some big changes and had to do so very quickly if they were to live through this crisis.
Walk in coolers and freezers are among the best and most essential pieces of restaurant equipment. Unfortunately, many restaurants try to get away with sole reliance on reach-in and undercounter units. While these can be useful for helping cooks access common ingredients quickly, they don't provide the same economic value and convenience as walk-in units.
Artisan bakers take a great deal of pride in the quality flavorful loaves they produce each day. Nothing is more satisfying than watching a person walk by your establishment, catch a whiff of your freshly-baked wares and make a beeline to your door. Many breads have been sold in this manner.
We all know the general feeling towards Millennials - that it’s the generations of ‘me’. So it might surprise you that research from The NPD Group has found that Millennials in fact put their kids first.