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Garland’s Instinct Induction Countertop Line

February 21, 2018 | No Comments »

Recently a 2018 Kitchen Innovation Award recipient, Garland’s Instinct Induction line featuring RTCSmp (Real-Time Temperature Control System multi-point) technology is the first and only comprehensive control and monitoring system for induction.

This technology provides real-time control, faster heat up times, safe cooking, and accurate temperatures by utilizing the electronics within the modules. This patented technology protects against “empty heating” which detects if an empty pan has been left on the surface, ensuring against possible unsafe scenarios. This also reduces heat and energy waste, saving you money!

Cal-Mil’s 3 Level Pastry Case

February 19, 2018 | No Comments »

A convenient and hygienic way of serving croissants, muffins, bagels, and doughnuts, the 3 Level Pastry Case from Cal-Mil is made with a 3/8” welded solid steel bar frame and an acrylic case to support accessories. Convenient back loading doors enable the user to easily restock items, and removable trays allow for easy rearrangement of pastries!

Features:

  • Acrylic Pastry Case with front & back loading doors
  • Removable trays allow arranging pastries before sliding them into the pastry case
  • Dimensions: 16Wx23Dx20H

 

Spice Up Your Bar Look with Accessories from American Metalcraft

February 14, 2018 | No Comments »

Our friends over at American Metalcraft have the current mixology trends down pat. With a huge line of premium bar accessories to choose from, they are a great place to look for an increase of style and flavor to your bar this season!

In their 2018 New Products Catalog, American Metalcraft has introduced over 175 new and exciting products, including 4 brand new mixing glass styles (Diamond Cut, Hand Cut, Clear, and Stemmed Cocktail Mixing Glasses) to compliment a variety of your customer’s favorite specialty cocktails. Available in 20, 25, and 30 oz. capacities.

Southbend Heavy-Duty Counterline Open Top Range

February 13, 2018 | No Comments »

Available in 2, 4, 6, and 8 burners, the Southbend Heavy Duty Open Top Counterline Range features solid, heavy-duty cast iron grates designed for medium to heavy duty applications. 33,000 BTU burners give you unsurpassed durability with a lifetime guarantee against clogging.

Step-up models provide additional flexibility when working with skillets, and are available on 4, 6 and 8 burner models.

Features:

  • 33,000 BTU cast-iron burners with lifetime guarantee against clogging
  • All stainless steel construction
  • Heavy-duty cast iron split grates, flush top design
  • 4″ Stainless steel legs standard
  • Fully insulated for zero clearance
  • Full-width crumb tray
  • Optional equipment stands
  • Optional 2″ high insulator base for mounting on refrigerated base
  • Optional stainless steel rear and bottom

Delivering an Outdoor Experience with Crown Verity

February 8, 2018 | No Comments »

To keep customers coming back to your restaurant, you need to not only deliver on food and service, but atmosphere too! The outdoors provide a great atmosphere that we always associate with special moments like family reunions, vacations, cookouts, festivals, celebrations, and picnics.

There are, however, many challenges that go along with providing a fulfilling experience for outdoor dining: ease of transportation, food safety, providing adequate customer amenities, and dealing with the outdoors elements just to name a few!

Crown Verity is an expert that reduces or eliminates those challenges to keep things comfortable for your guests, and making it easier than ever to locate your operation outdoors. From gas-powered grills to patio heaters to refrigeration units, Crown Verity can provide a reason for your guests to keep coming back! Whatever outdoor experience you want to deliver, Crown Verity will help you succeed and tap into one of the fastest growing trends in foodservice today.

 

Globe Premium Heavy Duty Slicers

February 6, 2018 | No Comments »

Globe has introduced 7 different models of premium heavy-duty slicers that are proven to be a must-have in the kitchen. These slicers have reduced waste of product by delivering consistent, precision cuts that generate higher yield, leading to increased profits.

The Globe line of Premium Heavy-Duty Slicers also have a 13” PreciseEdge Knife, which hold a sharper edge over time than that of stainless steel.

But what about cleanup? A breeze. Using an open space base design, these slicers have allowed for easy clean-up when not in use. Designed to last with the use of stainless steel, you can be assured that you are using a product that will last in your kitchen for years to come!

Features:

  • 13” PreciseEdge Knife: Holds a sharp cutting edge that lasts longer than stainless steel.
  • The Premium Gear Drive System: Able to slice more difficult products such as cheese with ease.
  • EZ-Glide Adjustable Slicing Table: Reduces friction resulting in a smooth gliding stroke.
  • Precision Gear Slice Thickness Adjustment: Ensures consistent slices resulting in reduced waste, higher product yield and increased profits
  • Open Space Base Design: An expanded area around the knife simplifies cleaning.
  • Stainless Steel Construction: Effective sanitation is easy, and effective with stainless steel.

Vulcan’s Endurance Range

February 3, 2018 | No Comments »

In every kitchen environment, you should expect consistent results along with quality materials built to last. Kitchen equipment should be no exception!

That is why Vulcan has created their Endurance Range. It is built tough to withstand the rigors of the busiest commercial kitchens, and delivers consistent results every time!

An added bonus to the Endurance Range is its ability to adapt to different menu items. Loaded with innovative features to provide flexibility within the kitchen, this range can be customized to fit your operation with the addition of a griddle or storage base, and comes in sizes from 12” to 72”.

The quality begins with the stainless steel, fully MIG frame and heavy duty cast grates. The extra deep grates in back are perfect for accommodating large pans or stock pots. Choose from either a standard or convection oven, and each oven is equipped with two oven racks and four rack positions.

Take a look at the many features the Endurance Range by Vulcan offers:

Traulsen’s G-Series Commercial Reach-In Refrigerator

January 31, 2018 | No Comments »

The biggest difference of what separates a good commercial reach-in refrigerator and a better one is how well it maintains proper temperatures when its doors are open.

Traulsen’s G-Series Reach-in Refrigerators come standard with a host of upgrades that help it maintain temperatures and keep food safe longer than other commercial units. Many of those upgrades you’d only expect to find on high-end Spec Line units or custom built reach-ins.

Traulsen uses thermal expansion valves in all of their G-Series units. Expansion valves better regulate the flow of refrigerant and are more efficient than capillary tubes, which are found in most commercial refrigeration units. Expansion valves respond to ambient environmental conditions better and improve temperature recovery time once the reach-in doors are closed.

The Traulsen G-Series also features larger evaporator and condenser coils with more surface area (in some instances, as much as four times the surface area of other commercial units). The larger surface area provides for more efficient operation and improved refrigeration recovery time.

In most commercial refrigeration units, the air-flow pattern is designed to circulate chilled air from top to bottom and back to front. When the door is opened, the air-flow pattern pushes cold air out the front of the unit. The G-Series is designed with an air-flow that circulates in a clock wise fashion, from top to bottom and side to side. Opening the door does not interrupt the air-flow pattern as severely and less cold air escapes from the unit.

With dirty or damaged door gaskets, a reach-in door may as well be partially open all the time. Traulsen’s G-Series comes standard with magnetic snap-in “EZ-Clean” door gaskets boasting a lifespan that is 5 to 10 times longer than traditional door gaskets. Additionally, the G-Series features a “Load-Sure” guard that ensures cold air can flow throughout the cabinet, even when the unit is improperly overloaded.

Finally, Traulsen’s Plug & Play Microprocessor & Control System has a lower fail rate than the typical electromechanical controls used in most commercial units.

All in all, the standard G-Series reach-in from Traulsen performs like a top-of-the-line unit, with a lower lifetime cost, and upgrades that keep food safer, longer, even when the door is being opened and closed every few minutes.

Southbend’s TruCHILL Blast Chiller/Shock Freezer

January 29, 2018 | No Comments »

Do you need to rapidly cool food product quickly and safely? The answer lies in the Southbend TruCHILL blast chiller/ shock freezer! The TruCHILL meets all of the HACCP guidelines, and has USB data ports for precise up-to-date information on holding temperatures. The TruCHILL has differing sizes ranging from 5, 10, 15, 20 and 40 pan models.

Southbend TruCHILL features:

  • Safely and rapidly chills or freezes hot food to meet HACCP guidelines for proper food holdings
  • Easy to use touch screen controller
  • USB data ports
  • 100% AISI 304 Grade Stainless Steel construction, interior and exterior
  • Heated probes
  • UV sterilization
  • Water condensing tray
  • R404a refrigerant
  • Auto defrost with hot gas
  • Easy snap in magnetic door gasket
  • Interior round corners for easy cleaning

Improving Health Care Dining with Lakeside’s SuzyQ Food Cart

January 25, 2018 | No Comments »

Lakeside’s SuzyQ Cart System is completely mobile, compact, and a completely improved system of how we serve meals in health care communities (HCC)!

Tray service is typically the method of serving meals in HCC’s, however, many times tray service results in a lot of waste as residents throw away portions they won’t finish. Residents also don’t have much choice as to menu options or portion sizes. There is also limited communication with cooks and staff.

The SuzyQ cart system allows staff to deliver a selection of hot and/or cold menu items to the tableside. Residents can see the food, select the items they want, and portion sizes they feel comfortable with. They feel more empowered when given real choices and benefit from the opportunity to interact and chat with staff members. Serving “seconds” is easy and quick.

The SuzyQ cart system also benefits staff. The cart is easy to maneuver and there is no running back and forth to deliver trays. There are no more tray lines and no reading or updating long preference lists. Cooks can get out from behind their serving stations and interact with their residents, learning about their likes and dislikes. The SuzyQ cart system holds food at the proper temperatures until the moment it is served, and because residents control selection and portion size, there is dramatically less food waste at the end of each meal.

The SuzyQ cart is stainless steel and is available with laminate colors. It has two separate wells. Each is large enough to hold a full size hotel pan or any configuration of smaller pans. The SuzyQ features pull-out drawers, roller bumpers, locking casters, a plate shelf and a pull out condiment rail. It is available with a heated drawer, cutting board or heated plate shelf. The mini SuzyQ serves up to 20 residents, while the regular cart serves up to 40. The SuzyQ also comes with RD support and educational resources.

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