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Commercial kitchens love Vollrath’s durable cooking supplies for their cutting-edge technology, excellent price point, and top-notch performance which is why we’ve curated a list of items geared towards start-up bakeries that would like to step up their equipment game. Vollrath offers professional bakery supplies and equipment that are: NSF-certified, which means they are sanitary and […]

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From bakeries to college dining halls, commercial mixers are used in nearly every foodservice environment. They prepare dough, buttery mashed potatoes, donut icing, and so much more. Commercial mixers are a solid investment for any professional kitchen and our buying guide will explain why. Commercial Mixers vs. Residential Mixers       Professional kitchens are highly encouraged to […]

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Hidden entrances, whispered passwords, and special one-of-a-kind knocks all deserve one-of-a-kind vessels. We’ve hand-picked glassware collections worthy of the refined and enigmatic speakeasy. Broadway by Arcoroc Sleek and timeless are two words you can use to describe Broadway. The nostalgic cut design lends itself as the perfect speakeasy staple. Broadway offers a full line of […]

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Thomas Edison was ahead of his time in many ways, one of them being commercial panini grills. According to the National Parks Service, in the 1920s, Edicraft began production on numerous “electric servants”, among them the sandwich grill. However, after the Great Depression seized the US economy, Edicraft ceased production of their sandwich grills in […]

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Creating the perfect cocktail, blending smoothies, and mixing soups and sauces takes more than the right ingredients. A chef also needs the best piece of equipment for the job. Our comprehensive buying guide will help you select the perfect bar, high-performance, or culinary blender for your commercial kitchen. Do You Need a Blender or a […]

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The National Restaurant Association noted in their 2021 State of the Restaurant Industry Report that, “38% of on-premises and 33% of off-premises customers say their restaurant choices will be influenced by whether the menus include the comfort foods they crave.” One comfort food that satisfies just about everyone is waffles. Why Every Commercial Kitchen Needs […]

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Beyond Whipped Cream When people think of a whipping siphon, perhaps an image of sweet, light, and fluffy whipped cream enters their mind. And it’s true; the classic preparation of whipped cream using an iSi whipping siphon has been the foundation of the tool for the last 50 years. However, whipped cream is just skimming […]

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In the 1890s, Dutch butcher Willhelmus Adrianus van Berkel created a triumph of functional design – the flywheel slicer – a first of its kind in the area of mechanical meat slicing devices. Antique slicing machines have garnered a cult following: Gourmands today still swear by and use antique slicing machines in their restaurants. In […]

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Looking to refresh your tabletops with trendy new flatware? Hammered flatware features small dimples on the handles that resemble light hammerings. This texture comes in a surprising array of styles that can match table settings from modern fine dining rooms to artisinal cafes. The texture itself masks fingerprints and scuffs, making hammered pieces an ideal […]

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Food dehydration has been around for centuries. Modern-day dehydration is accomplished by dehydrators, which are ovens engineered to speed up moisture’s evaporation process in foods. A heating element in the dehydrator raises the unit’s temperature while a fan circulates the air inside, removing water while preserving the rest of the food. Creative chefs can do […]

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How Vacuum Sealing Started Vacuum sealing has revolutionized the storage and preservation of food. For thousands of years, humanity has always had a means of storing and preserving food. Drying food dates back to 12,000 BC when where Middle Eastern and Asian cultures would dry food under the hot sun as a means of preservation. […]

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Since 2014, Fry Out Cancer has raised more than $83,000 for cancer related charities. Looking to surpass the $100,000 mark, this annual event benefits The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. The event gives communities the opportunity to knock out two birds with […]

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The New Normal: Part of a new series of articles focused on restaurant recovery; issues, best practices, and process changes that will become part of everyday business going forward. The restaurant industry has been hit harder than almost any other industry during the global pandemic. But the recovery is underway, slow as it may seem […]

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