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A ghost kitchen (sometimes also called a “ghost restaurant“) is a foodservice operation that is meant for delivery only. In other words, these businesses have no dining room. In many cases, you cannot even do carryout from these businesses. It is a delivery only business and it is tightly aligned with new online food delivery […]

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You may have heard the term “Food Hall” thrown around recently. But unless you have one in your town or have visited one yourself, you may be a bit confused as to what exactly constitutes a food hall. The term “food hall” has its roots in the UK where it is used to describe a […]

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It’s an understandable question: “Do I really need an equipment stand? Or can I get away with just using a work table to hold my slicer/mixer/insert your favorite piece of commercial restaurant equipment here?” The answer is: “It depends.” Equipment stands are typically stainless steel tables that are specifically designed to hold pieces of equipment. […]

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We get questions every day about many of the products we sell. When someone asks if their flatware is magnetic, the question they are usually asking is something along the lines of: “What flatware should I buy to work with a magnetic flatware retriever?” If you’ve never heard of a flatware retriever, it’s a pretty […]

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For a lot of restaurants, the commercial floor fryer is one of the most used pieces of equipment. Fried fish, fried chicken strips, fried onion rings and, of course, French fries – all cooked in oil in a fryer. But not all fryers are the same. One oft overlooked feature of commercial deep fryers is […]

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The Short Answer: Nope. The Long Answer: Wood pulp is the base component of melamine dinnerware. Imagine a tree that hasn’t been watered in ages. Its branches would be weak, brittle, and break more easily than if it was properly watered. Melamine dinnerware acts much the same when it’s frequently microwaved or exposed to temperatures hotter […]

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Avoid spreading bacteria such as E. coli with this quick, handy guide to color-coded knives. Don’t forget matching cutting boards! Red Raw Meats Blue Raw Fish, Seafood Yellow Raw Poultry, Chicken White Dairy, Cheese Green Produce, Vegetables, Fruit Tan Cooked Meat Purple Allergen Shop Color-Coded Knives and Cutting Boards >

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Shopping for a new commercial blender but confused about clear vs solid jars? It’s not just about personal preference – there are key differences based on the type of food your chef or bartender is blending: Clear Blender Jars Made of polycarbonate Popular for drink blenders Easy to see contents and costs less than stainless […]

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