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Five Important Tips to Keep in Mind When Buying Restaurant Equipment
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Five Important Tips to Keep in Mind When Buying Restaurant Equipment

Purchasing restaurant equipment and supplies is not something that should be done quickly or on a whim. Plenty of thought, research and knowledge is required to make sure you obtain the items your restaurant needs in order for it to run efficiently, safely and up to code.
How to Choose the Best Restaurant Equipment for Your Commercial Kitchen
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How to Choose the Best Restaurant Equipment for Your Commercial Kitchen

The type of restaurant equipment you use in your commercial kitchen can make or break your success in the food service industry. Since this is the case, it is imperative that you have all of the necessary items you need to make sure your kitchen functions efficiently and can meet the demands of your customers. How can you know if you have all of the restaurant equipment you need to ensure your restaurant will run at its best? Consider the following:

Your Menu will Help you Determine what Restaurant Equipment you Need
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Your Menu will Help you Determine what Restaurant Equipment you Need

Deciding what restaurant equipment to purchase can be quite the daunting task, especially once you discover the many different types of commercial kitchen equipment items that are available. While there are a variety of ways you can determine what products will be essential to help make your restaurant business a success, one of the best ways to narrow down your options is to decide what foods will be on your menu.

 

The Pros and Cons of Buying Used Restaurant Equipment
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The Pros and Cons of Buying Used Restaurant Equipment

When starting up a restaurant, one of the biggest expenses an owner will face is the purchasing of restaurant equipment and furniture. At first, while it may seem a budget of one hundred thousand dollars may be more than enough to cover your costs, when you start to consider all of the restaurant equipment you will need, such as stoves, ovens, ranges, freezers, fridges, dishwashers, etc., suddenly your budget appears a lot tighter than you realized.

Steps to Avoid Cutting Board Cross Contamination
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Steps to Avoid Cutting Board Cross Contamination

Nothing will ruin a restaurant’s reputation than an outbreak of some food-borne illness, so following the basic rules every time, no matter how busy you are, is paramount.

When juices from raw meats or germs from unclean objects accidentally touch cooked or ready-to-eat foods (such as fruits or salads), cross-contamination occurs. If not cleaned correctly, the board harbors harmful bacteria.

What’s a BTU and How Many Do You Need?
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What’s a BTU and How Many Do You Need?

When we buy some appliances, we check to see if it fits our specifications, brand reliability, and of course the price. Many items from air conditioners to gas ranges are rated by BTU, the British Thermal Unit.
What Country Drinks the Most Coffee? Coffee Supplies and Equipment from HRS
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What Country Drinks the Most Coffee? Coffee Supplies and Equipment from HRS

American consumers love their coffee, and they love it fast which is why more than 50% of take-out coffee is sold through the drive-up windows of Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, McDonald’s, and other outlets. That means the machines have to perform flawlessly and fast, so it’s important to work with quality equipment and supplies.
Robot Chefs? We Hope Not – HotelRestaurantSupply.com
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Robot Chefs? We Hope Not – HotelRestaurantSupply.com

Robots are in the news in a big way. Headlines like “Robots are Taking More Jobs Than Immigrants” introduce stories about almost almost every industry being affected by robots, including food service. Computerized kitchens, which used to be a silly fantasy in science fiction movies and cartoons are close to being a reality.

An Efficient Kitchen is a Profitable Kitchen – Tips for Work Space Organization
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An Efficient Kitchen is a Profitable Kitchen – Tips for Work Space Organization

The quote “time is money” is usually attributed to Ben Franklin, although there are earlier variations from others. We’re not going to worry about the source, but rather apply the principle to the most important area of any restaurant – the kitchen – and review some truths we have discovered in many years working with professional chefs and managers in the culinary world.
Kitchen Multi-Tasking
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Kitchen Multi-Tasking

With today’s limited space in kitchens and service counters, there are some great innovations that have been developed to help produce many items using the same piece of equipment.