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EPA Proposes to Phase Out Refrigerant

EPA Proposes to Phase Out Refrigerant

President Obama’s Climate Action Plan aims at transitioning traditional methods of energy use into sustainable and environmentally-friendly sources, and the EPA is following alongside these goals by releasing proposals to cut back on many of the common HFC refrigerants that are in use today. 







Grill Buying Guide

Grill Buying Guide

The word "grill" is an interesting word in the food service industry.
To some the word grill instantly brings image of the type of grill used to barbeque meats and veggies. To others it conjures up images of fried eggs and pancakes at a pancake restaurant.
Still others think of a delicious cuban sandwhich being pressed and grilled to perfection.



Choosing the Right China

For many customers, a restaurant’s choice in dinnerware isn’t their primary concern. Restauranteurs, chefs, and foodies, on the other hand, will notice the difference that plateware can make on presentation. In fact, guests that typically wouldn’t notice plateware may, in the case of poor choice in china, perceive the overall quality of the meal to be lower because of poor presentation or cheap dishes! Having a high quality meal served on crummy china can break the perception of the meal and ruin the overall presentation, reflecting on the meal itself. Make a lasting impression on your guests by keeping these tips in mind when choosing the right china.






Meat Tenderizing

Meat Tenderizing is a wonderful food preparation technique that can drastically improve the texture and taste of your meat. When meat is properly tenderized and later seasoned it holds the seasoning better and the result is delicious tasting meat.

How to Split a Check When Dining Out

While dining out with friends or colleagues can be fun, trying to figure out how to split the check without having everybody leave with a headache… is not so fun. Moreover, the majority of the time, the headache and stress that trying to figure this out causes, isn’t even worth it! Well, here are some quick and easy tips to better deal with the dreaded issue of splitting the check. Hopefully these tips will make the situation more tolerable for you and everybody else, especially if you are not the only one keeping them in mind!





5 Tips for Eating at Restaurants If You Have Food Restrictions

As if living with dietary restrictions isn’t difficult enough, there is then the issue of going out to eat at restaurants to make matters even more stressful. If you think about it, when eating in a restaurant, the fate of your meal rests in the hands of your server and the cooks. Try not to worry. Fortunately, communicating your restrictions and requests to your server may not be as complicated as it seems. Here are five tips for you to use while you are out.

Changing Seafood Preferences

In recent years, seafood sustainability has become more and more of a hot topic, and restaurant and food trends in general have swayed heavily towards environmental sustainability and transparency. The result is that customers are changing the way they select their seafoods, and these preferences are based on a variety of factors.

Invest in a Rice Cooker for Increased Convenience in the Kitchen

Invest in a Rice Cooker for Increased Convenience in the Kitchen

For thousands of years, rice has been one of the most widely consumed staple foods in the world. Whether it is being used in Asian, Indian, Mexican, or American cuisine, rice has been a huge part of cooking across the world for as long as we can recall. Some people might say that rice is somewhat difficult to prepare. Therefore, it is important to have the right tools and equipment on hand when preparing rice.


Kitchen Design: Air Curtains

Kitchen Design: Air Curtains

Air curtains - also known as air doors - are a necessary addition to maintaining the integrity of the temperature of your kitchen. Let’s take a look at the mechanics of an air curtain and what it can do for your restaurant.






Understanding EMV

Understanding EMV

EMV machines are part of this evolution that will accept microchips embedded in cards. In fact, starting Oct. 1, 2015, merchants who haven’t invested in EMV-enabled equipment will be liable for fraudulent purchases made with a counterfeit credit or debit card. So, will your restaurant be adapting to the new EMV machines?


Restaurants Prepping for Football Season

Restaurants Prepping for Football Season

Football season is just beginning, and that means hand-held food items focused on spice, grease, and eatability. What is your restaurant doing to take aim at the football season this year?

Chalkboards for Your Restaurant

Chalkboards for Your Restaurant

If you’ve ever stepped foot in a hip cafe or trendy coffee shop, then you’ve probably seen the amazing chalkboard art that typically accompanies their menus. Consider Starbucks, for example, who always uses chalkboards in different areas of their menu to highlight specials, emphasize new flavors, and give baristas a chance to connect with the customers.

3 Tips on Starting Your Own Food Truck Business

Many restaurant owners have been feeling out the costs and waiting for the right time to enter the food truck race. Longer lines and longer days are typical for summer months, making the allure of starting your own food truck business an opportunity that many simply don’t want to pass up for another year. If you’re planning to start your own food truck business, negotiating investments and the potential for profits can certainly be a chore. Here are 3 tips for those who are considering opening their own food truck business.





What You Need to Know about Portable Cooktops

Restaurants with catering capabilities especially can benefit from the addition of portable cookware, although brick-and-mortar establishments can also reap the benefits of cooktops that can be stowed away if not used often.

Beverage Carriers and Containers

Beverage Carriers and Containers

Restaurants who offer catering of any type will need to invest in the proper equipment in order to transport food and beverages to venues. One supply that all caterers will want to consider is the purchase of beverage containers and carriers.




Why Measurements Matter

Why Measurements Matter

There are several different types of chefs in the world. There is the type that seem to have an intuitive knowledge of food and the way that different flavors commingle.

3 Hacks for Your Panini Grill

Grilled panini sandwiches have been making their way into our modern-day culture, cuisines, and bellies since 1956. Traditionally, freshly-pressed and grilled sandwiches hot off a panini grill utilize ciabatta, rosetta, or baguette sliced bread with any number of fillings for a toasted lunch or dinner entree. But as tastebuds evolve and creativity is given precedence in the restaurant industry, panini grills have become more than just a sandwich-pressing machine. Here are 5 hacks that you can use with your panini grill.





California Drought

The drought in California is having a ripple effect across America, and restaurants are soon to feel the pressure of increases in prices.


In The Event Of A Robbery, Replace Stolen Goods With Commercial Restaurant Equipment

In The Event Of A Robbery, Replace Stolen Goods With Commercial Restaurant Equipment

Though everyone believes in the good of their fellow man, the unfortunate truth is that there are many criminals who operate in the United States today.


Workplace Trends for 2015

Workplace Trends for 2015

When operating a restaurant, you’re likely to zero in on trends in the industry. Here are some workplace trends to keep an eye on in 2015. 


New Restaurants Being Built For The London 2012 Olympics

New Restaurants Being Built For The London 2012 Olympics

The London 2012 Olympics promises to be an exciting time for the United Kingdom. Athletes and fans from all over the world will descend upon the British city for a few weeks at the end of the summer, and many new facilities will be completed in time to offer a variety of services to these people. Since every visitor is going to need to eat, many new restaurants are being built by international corporations.



Celebrate Passover And Easter with Matzo-Ball Soup

Celebrate Passover And Easter with Matzo-Ball Soup

Though traditionally considered a Jewish dish, Matzo-ball soup is a perfect precursor to any meal. Owners should consider putting this item on their menu to increase their customer base. 

Summer Shortcake Will Be Loved By Customers

Summer Shortcake Will Be Loved By Customers

In the warm summer months, customers love refreshing fruits, so why not incorporate them into your menu?

Festive St. Patrick's Day Dishes

Festive St. Patrick's Day Dishes

If you’re wondering what some of the basic Irish dishes are that would be an easy pick for the holiday, here are a few to get your creative juices flowing!


Establishments Look To Implement New Restaurant Equipment In 2012

Establishments Look To Implement New Restaurant Equipment In 2012

When business is booming, many companies look to spend more on improving their efficiency. For culinary establishments, this means purchasing restaurant equipment that can help chefs perform everyday tasks such as preparing food and keeping drinks cold. 

Ice Machines Are a Barista's Best Friend

Ice Machines Are a Barista's Best Friend

To serve all the zombie-eyed customers, baristas must stay on top of their production of not only the coffee, but the ice, to provide that chilled satisfaction.




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