Whether you’re on the lookout for a convection oven to add to your commercial kitchen or the old unit is about to give in, our comprehensive buyer’s guide will help you select a convection oven that is suitable to your needs.
Whether you are serving high-end cocktails in a premium lounge, hosting a rowdy, hungry crowd in a sports bar, or tending to local tastes in your friendly neighborhood dive bar, you need to invest in the following pieces of essential equipment for your bar!
Whether you are selling traditional-quality artisan breads, beautifully decorated cakes, or tasty pastries for a quick snack or to-go dessert, having the right kitchen equipment will go a long way in increasing the productivity, efficiency, and bottom line of your bakery!
One of the most important things you need to do as an aspiring coffee shop owner is to invest in the right equipment you need to brew the perfect cup of coffee and the perfect shot of espresso several times every day. Below is a comprehensive list of the most basic equipment you need for your coffee shop!
Food delivery is the future of the foodservice industry. Customers are constantly expecting new ways to make their dining experience more convenient, and having hot, delicious food fully prepared, packed, and delivered to their doorstep is the ultimate form of convenience that restaurants can offer.
With shorter, darker days looming ahead, foodservice establishments will do well to start thinking of how they can create beautiful food photos for their winter marketing material. The nights are growing longer, giving food photographers much less natural light to work with, which means you will have to come up with creative ways to bring in more light to your photos. At the same time, these cold days inspire darker and moodier pictures to match the season’s atmosphere.
A foodborne illness outbreak is not a thing to be taken lightly. In 2015, Chipotle suffered a huge dent in its business when an outbreak that involved several of its restaurants in 14 different states erupted into a major scandal that negatively affected the fast-casual chain’s reputation and bottom line.
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest times of the year for foodservice establishments. Restaurants often say Thanksgiving is the most hectic Thursday of the calendar, with huge crowds of families and friends jostling in to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season.
Since the first beef banquets and chophouses opened their doors in New York City in the mid-19th century, the American steakhouse has become a veritable institution frequented by patrons for their perfectly cooked porterhouse and T-bone steaks.
There’s a new generation of workers that are entering the foodservice workforce. As the first millennials reach their mid-30s and start stepping into leadership roles, employers are starting to get to know the oldest members of Generation Z.
Google Analytics works by gathering anonymized data about the way users interact with your website and generating detailed reports that can help you create an accurate picture of who is visiting your website, what they are doing there, and how you can improve your website to create a better user experience.
Of course, commercial foodservice establishments are not entirely responsible for the obesity epidemic in the US. But restaurants still play a part in ensuring that their customers are eating delicious, healthy meals. It’s not just good for the national waistline; foodservice businesses are also benefitting from the switch to healthier menus. Research shows customers prefer to visit restaurants that have healthy meal options than those who don’t, resulting in larger foot traffic that leads to better sales and profits.
For someone who has never built or designed a website before, doing so can be intimidating. With the help of the following design tips and perhaps a pair of tech-savvy helping hands, you can learn to design a restaurant website that draws attention and drives food traffic to your business.
Foodservice establishments face the relentless challenge of keeping staff from leaving. There are many reasons why restaurant owners must keep employees from leaving frequently. Not only does a high turnover rate decrease staff morale and productivity, it also increases the cost of hiring and training new employees and negatively affects your restaurant’s bottom line.
Some commercial kitchens use color-coded cutting boards, utensils, and containers for different items. You may want to adopt this practice as well to keep staff from accidentally using the same tools for different food items. The sanitation team also plays a huge part in preventing contamination since clean and sanitized surfaces are important to keep different types of food from coming in contact with one another.
But “Should we paint the kitchen walls red or blue?” isn’t a question many restaurant owners ask when building or renovating their back-of-house operations. Most of the attention to the color palette is reserved for the dining area. But just as colors can elicit certain reactions from your customers, they also have an effect on the behavior and well-being of your kitchen staff.
CKitchen, an E Friedman company, is a FULLY AUTHORIZED Food Service Equipment and Supplies Dealer that represents all major brands of commercial kitchen equipment. Since our inception in 1984, we focused on quality products and upscale projects. Our projects division is responsible for some of the largest food service projects in the country including Hotels, Restaurants and Institutions. We are loyal to our customers as well as our employees. Our average sales professional has been with us for over 8 years. This accounts for the fact that they are some of the most knowledgeable in the Restaurant Equipment industry. We continue to strive for value added service while maintaining the lowest prices in the industry. The bottom line is that we would like you to be pleased with your purchase today and for years to come...