Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Unique Dining Experience Starts With the Menu

In today’s fast-paced global village, consumers are looking for more than the everyday meat and potatoes, even if they don’t have time to enjoy eating it. This has put the pressure on new chefs, restaurant chains, and even your local … Continue reading

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Beverage Refrigeration: When it Just has to Stay Cool

It doesn’t matter whether you own a bar, restaurant, pub, or bistro – everyone needs cold drinks. Convenience store owners understand this principle and so does any smart business owner in food service. That being said, who else works that … Continue reading

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How to Add Gluten Free to Your Menu Without Over-Stressing Your Kitchen

Having the edge over your commercial food industry competitor these days is about niche marketing. This means finding something, whether it’s gluten free or something else, which your customers can identify with. If you do this well, you create clientele … Continue reading

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Can Elegance and Disposable Go Together?

The use of disposables in the commercial food industry is not something that we often talk about. I mean, how important is the doggie bag anyway? However, while you may think plastic is only for picnic plates and flimsy white … Continue reading

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Restaurant Furniture: What You Need and What You Don’t

While the walls, floor, and lighting are often center stage when it comes to dining room design, the furniture is just as, if not more, important. Your patrons will eat at the tables, sit in the chairs, and see the … Continue reading

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The New York Hit List for the Best Dining Experience

So, you are finally taking that trip to the Big Apple, but have no idea what else to see besides the Statue of Liberty. Well, I’m no tour guide, but I can let you in on some of the hottest … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Flooring for your Commercial Kitchen and Dining Room

The floor of your restaurant kitchen, dining room, or hotel is very important if you are looking to create a total experience. Whether you want the gleam of tile, luster of carpet, class of dense wood, or economy of laminate … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Manitowoc QD0272A Full Cube Ice Machine

Today we are going to have a look at a high capacity full cube ice maker from one of the industry leaders for commercial ice production, Manitowoc. Before we get into the review however, let’s go over some of the … Continue reading

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