Monthly Archives: May 2011

Using Specials to Increase Your Sales and Lower Stress in the Kitchen

Besides improving your public image, special promotions can do a lot more for your business. All good promotions make it easy for customers to assess the value of your business. They also decrease stress on the staff and can definitely … Continue reading

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Who Makes the Best Commercial Kitchen Range?

Viking, Vulcan/Wolf, and Garland are four of the biggest names in the commercial range industry. The reasons for their success are pretty simple. They offer a great lineup of products and exceptional customer service. Each of these companies also back … Continue reading

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Go Green! Cleaning Products for the Commercial Food Industry

I am always amazed at how often I hear restaurant and hotel owners say to me that they cannot use green cleaning products in their business. The excuse ? They don’t believe green cleaners work. They believe green cleaners cost … Continue reading

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The Commercial and Industrial Dishwasher Buying Guide

When it comes to appliances in your business that just have to work, the dishwasher is right up there on the list next to the stove and refrigerator. Dishes can be hand washed, but if time is important to your … Continue reading

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Commercial Kitchen Designs: It’s All About the Plan

Whether you have an old commercial space that you are trying to spruce up or a new space with lots of potential, the question remains the same. How do you create a kitchen that looks great and meets all of … Continue reading

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Business Tips for Starting a New Restaurant Successfully

The foodservice industry is not something that anyone can simply jump into. It is unforgiving. It has, and will, eat up young entrepreneurs and seasoned veterans alike, if you aren’t careful. Whether you’re starting up a new coffee shop, breakfast … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Restaurant Busy All Year Long

Everyone knows that the restaurant industry has a feast or famine feel to it. If you want to be successful, you need to learn how to keep visitation high even during slow periods. The first step is to believe that … Continue reading

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Who Makes the Best Commercial Kitchen Garbage Disposals?

Disposing of the leftover food is an issue that isn’t going away for the restaurant business. You’ve just got to have a garbage disposal sink and it has to be able to do the job, day in and day out. … Continue reading

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