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Oneida’s Plate Envy

July 20, 2018 | No Comments »

As many foodservice operators know, the experience the guest has in their restaurant is just as important as the food they receive on their plate. And like the presentation of the food, the presentation of the table itself needs to match that experience.

To accomplish this goal, the innovative minds over at Oneida Foodservice have recognized the need for an easy-to-use tool to help operators design the perfect tabletop to match their vision. Introducing Plate Envy!

Instead of flipping through endless pages of tabletop catalogs just to find that perfect piece, Oneida’s new Plate Envy 3D tabletop design tool eliminates the need to ever open another catalog.

So, how does this Plate Envy 3D tabletop work? By answering a series of questions to determine your restaurant’s style, setting, and cuisine, Plate Envy then provides a list of recommendations based on those answers. You are then able to pick and choose your favorite patterns, and Plate Envy will generate a realistic 3D rendering of your selections. The process then concludes with the delivery of a sample order so you can view your selections first-hand in your own space.

Give Oneida’s Plate Envy 3D tabletop a look!

Cambro’s X-Pan High Heat Food Pans

July 17, 2018 | No Comments »

Cambro has listened to the needs of foodservice professionals everywhere, and developed the Cambro X-Pan High Heat Food Pan! The X-Pan is basically a super pan for foodservice operators, having the ability to easily withstand a wide temperature range of -40°F to 375°F, and is safe to use in steam tables, microwaves, and ovens. This allows operators to use the same pan for a variety of applications including preparation, cooking, hot/hold, steaming, cooling, and baking!

Being able to use the same pan for a variety of applications allows for less food handling, thus increasing food safety and efficiency in the kitchen. And the X-Pan looks great in merchandising and serving presentations, with no need to change pans for display! Choose from either Black Onyx or Sandstone to round off your presentation look. Cleanup is a breeze, as these food pans are commercial dishwasher safe, and stack easily without wedging or sticking.

Take a look at all the features the X-Pan High Heat Food Pan provides:

Features:

  • High Heat Pans can go from prep, to cooler, to oven to hot holding application
  • Available in Black Onyx and Sandstone
  • Non-stick smooth interior surface increases yields and promotes easy cleaning
  • Pans stack neatly, without wedging or sticking
  • Precisely designed to Gastronorm GN specifications
  • High Heat covers, drain pans and colander pans are also available to complete the system
  • Commercial dishwasher safe

Vollrath’s Tribute Cookware

July 15, 2018 | No Comments »

The performance of Vollrath’s Tribute Cookware is second to none! Unlike conventional cookware that focuses on only the protecting the taste, color, and distribution of even heat on the cooking surface, the Tribute Cookware features a tri-ply from the base to the rim! No more hot spots on the sides of your cookware!

And the Tribute Cookware is built for use with gas, induction, and electric ranges with the use of its 18-0 stainless steel exterior. Take a look at why some of the top chefs are excited about the Tribute Cookware:

  • Tri-Ply stainless steel with aluminum core construction creates perfect heat distribution
  • Maintains proper shape under constant commercial use
  • TriVent handle available with cooler to touch silicone – oven safe up to 450°F (232°C)
  • Stock pots, sauce pots and braziers have heavy-duty ergonomic handles with durable stainless rivets
  • Color and flavor neutral
  • Satin finish
  • Induction ready
  • EverTite­ Riveting System offers a lifetime warranty against loose rivets
  • Covered by Jacob’s Pride Lifetime Warranty

 

Stoelting’s Autovend Quick-Serve Frozen Yogurt Machine

July 11, 2018 | No Comments »

A true crowd pleaser, the Stoelting Autovend Quick-Serve Frozen Yogurt Machine works like a charm. All you have to do is set it up, and watch your revenue come rolling in. Within 60 seconds, this fantastic machine will deliver frozen yogurt, soft-serve ice cream, or custard! Customers can select options such as size, flavor and toppings, all from an easy to navigate digital screen.

Payment is collected at the machine, and can be operated 24/7. Practical for many applications such as stadiums, convenient stores, and college campuses, the Autovend Quick-Serve Frozen Yogurt Machine will deliver everytime!

Ice Pro from Follett Ice

July 9, 2018 | No Comments »

Eliminate the need to shovel or scoop ice from the bin with the Ice Pro from Follett Ice. Simply pressing down on a button or foot pedal will dispense ice at a rate of 75-120 pounds of ice per minute, or 10 pound packaged ice will dispense at 6-8 bags per minute.

The Ice Pro features an automated agitation cycle to prevent ice from forming bridges and clogging up the dispensing. You will notice a huge cost in savings as pre-bagged ice can cost up to $1 or more, where using the Ice Pro will only cost about 20 cents per bag.

Features:

  • Adjustable bag stand accommodates ice bag sizes up to 20 pounds (90 kg)
  • Dispenses ice into smaller containers such as Totes or ice coolers
  • Removable, lockable clear window prevents unauthorized access to ice; provides ice removal in power failures and for maintenance
  • Maintenance access from front and side
  • Front door assembly removes for installation through narrow doors
  • User-friendly controls with mode selection and variable dispense time
  • Blower opens bag automatically for high-volume, hands-free dispensing of bagged ice
  • Bag holder pins for use with wire-wicket bags
  • Dispense timer for consistent filling of ice bags

True’s TRCB-110 Chef Base

July 3, 2018 | No Comments »

True’s TRCB-110 refrigerated chef base is designed with enduring quality that protects your long term investment. They are designed using the highest quality materials and components to provide the user with colder product temperatures, lower utility costs, exceptional food safety and the best value in today’s food service marketplace. Over-sized and environmentally friendly (134A), the forced-air refrigeration system holds 33°F to 38°F (.5°C to 3.3°C).

Features:

  • Cabinet top is one piece, heavy duty reinforced stainless steel. Drip resistant “V” edge protects against spills.
  • All stainless steel front, top and sides. Matching aluminum finished back.
  • Each drawer accommodates two full size 12”L x 20”W x 4”D (305 mm x 508 mm x 102 mm) food pans (sold separately).
  • Heavy-duty stainless steel drawer slides and rollers. Removable without tools for easy cleaning.
  • Foamed-in-place using a high density, polyurethane insulation that has zero ozone depletion potential (ODP) and zero global warming potential (GWP).

Comparing Residential Blenders vs. Commercial Blenders in Your Restaurant

July 2, 2018 | No Comments »

As a restaurant owner, you are often faced with the cost-versus-benefit decision. When it comes to blenders, why would you choose a commercial blender, when a residential blender is cheaper, and looks almost exactly like a residential blender?

Remember, there are costs associated with:

  • Replacing a blender that can’t keep up with the demands of your kitchen
  • The disappointment of your guest’s satisfaction of consistency in blended products
  • More safety issues and fewer safety features
  • Failing to meet insurance and health code requirements
  • No commercial grade warranty

Choosing a commercial blender saves you more money in the long run, is built to last the demands of commercial use, has safety features to comply with insurance and health code requirements, and designed to use ingredients that you normally wouldn’t use in a residential blender.

Paderno’s Non-Stick Cast Aluminum Dutch Oven

June 27, 2018 | No Comments »

Paderno has recently unveiled 420 new products, each designed with creative culinary professionals in mind! Here’s a featured look at the Non-Stick Cast Aluminum Dutch Oven:

A fun concept, with all the features and benefits that makes Dutch oven cooking so tasty! They are lightweight, but carry all the same benefits that heavy-weight cast iron Dutch ovens have. The enameled lid paired with the self-basting design collects droplets of condensation and delivers it back into the food to create tender and moist results.

These Dutch ovens conduct heat very effectively, and are non-stick and stain-resistant with a double ceramic-coated interior and encapsulated disc, making them compatible with any cook top, including induction. They are oven and dishwasher safe, BPA and PFOA-free.

Check out their 2018 product catalog with the Dutch oven and many, many other awesome products!

Hatco’s Glo-Ray Carving Station

June 26, 2018 | No Comments »

Keeping foods at optimum serving temperatures, while also showcasing the food item is important in providing your guests with the best experience possible. The Glo-Ray Carving Station from Hatco checks off both of these needs!

A right-hand sneeze guard also is included to keep the food safe, with an optional accessory left-hand sneeze guard also available. Shatter-resistant Incandescent lights provide the optimal lighting, while also providing safety to the food.

Features:

  • Includes a sturdy right-hand side sneeze guard, with a left-hand side sneeze guard available as an accessory.
  • Shatter-resistant incandescent lights illuminate the holding area while safeguarding foods from bulb breakage.
  • GRCSCLH models include a heated base, with independent controls that define the temperature settings for the ceramic element top heat and the blanket element base heat.

The MagiKitch’n Series 600 Charbroiler

June 24, 2018 | No Comments »

Providing evenly distributed heat from edge-to-edge, the MagiKitch’n Series 600 Charbroiler is a packed full of features that any chef will enjoy. A computer designed cooking pattern ensures that 600 F temperature is evenly distributed across the surface for beautifully cooked food.

And it’s built to last! From double-walled ventilated shields over the manifold to keep the knobs and valves cool to a solid cold-rolled steel top cooking grid, this charbroiler is meant to last. For grease reduction, the E-Z tilt top grid controls grease flare-ups, and can drain up to 70% of grease into a front trough! Add an optional coal rack over the burners to have the best of both radiant and coal.

Available in either countertop (pictured) or a floor model, in sizes 24, 30, 36, 48 60 and 72 inches.

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