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Thirty-five years ago, in 1983, The Wasserstrom Company was named Dealer of the Year by Foodservice Equipment Specialist magazine (that would later evolve into the current Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine). We thought it was fitting to revisit this milestone as we hit the quarter century mark. Many of the faces shown in the article have […]

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Fast food favorite Wendy’s has announced a new plan for sourcing its tomatoes to provide the freshest produce in the business. Wendy’s is already well-known for its “fresh, never frozen” beef (and their sassy social media jabs at rival McDonald’s). Now the fast-food giant is announcing its plans to source vine-ripened tomatoes for its North […]

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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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Red Nose Day was launched in the UK as a way to focus attention on the issue of childhood poverty. As part of the Comic Relief charity started in 1985, the Red Nose Day event has raised over $1 billion since the first event was held in 1988. At Wasserstrom, community is one of our […]

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Circle or square? Angles or curves? Does it matter what shapes are used to layout and decorate your restaurant’s space? According to these researchers from the Ohio State University, the answer is definitely “yes.” And this has important implications for restaurant design. Dr. Stephanie Liu and Graduate Assistant Vanja Bogicevic examined how the physical shapes […]

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The move to our new offices in Whitehall has allowed us to try out some new and different things. Our latest experiment is our brand new community garden! Over the last several weeks, our facilities crew created 6 raised garden plots behind our new building. A call went out for volunteers and before you can […]

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Designing and building a restaurant is an expensive and potentially risky undertaking. And mistakes that only get caught after a foodservice space is completed can be costly to remedy. But what if you could step into the completed space and look around even before construction begins? That’s where virtual reality can really make a difference. […]

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Earlier this month, a group of Wasserstrom employees participated in a project with Rebuilding Together of Central Ohio. Rebuilding Together is the nation’s leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize communities. Wasserstrom sponsored a rebuilding project and had 18 associates and family members participate in the project. The project spanned two weekends and […]

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We all know that food delivery is the hottest trend in the industry right now.  But what if you could get a whole restaurant delivered? It’s not a fantasy and it actually happened last week just a stone’s throw from our corporate offices. A new Rally’s restaurant building was delivered on a flatbed recently and put […]

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UPDATE 1-8-19: Good news for residents of Florida, Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina, and our own home state of Ohio. Pizza Hut has expanded their pilot program again to include these new states and will bring the total store count up to 300 restaurants by mid-January. The company hopes to expand this to 1000 stores by this […]

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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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