Academic, private-sector and government forces have jointly created the world’s first global food-safety training facility.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the University of Maryland’s Joint Institute for Food Safety and... »
Something to chew on: While nearly all the recent losses in net restaurant counts in the United States have been among independent operators, growth last year in Canadian restaurant counts actually came from independents.... »
Manitowoc Foodservice has modernized its culinary center in Cleveland, Ohio, to accommodate more high-tech customer meetings, culinary demonstrations and hands-on training.
The re-do included a complete floor-to-ceiling... »
MANITOWOC FOODSERVICE has promoted Kathy Veder to v.p.-global accounts for Arby’s, Chick-fil-A and Wendy’s. Veder, formerly v.p.-marketing with Frymaster, will focus on marketing initiatives for these customers. Mary Chiarot has... »
ALTO-SHAAM has repositioned its regional sales managers as sector vice presidents, along with its culinary and inside sales support teams. Jack Scott, senior v.p.-sales and marketing, heads up the sales team; Michael Aguirre and... »
Jay Bravinder has joined CHAMPION INDUSTRIES as director of sales for the Champion and Bi-Line brands. Bravinder joins the Winston-Salem, N.C.-based manufacturer from Strategic Equipment and Supply Corp., where he was equipment... »
CICI’S PIZZA is focused on the kitchen. Clif Geisler, newly named director-operational systems, is leading company-wide equipment testing, including induction heating for soups, pastas and sauces. Rebecca Stone, senior... »
KITTREDGE FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY has several changes in its sales management team. Jeffrey Mackey has been promoted to v.p.-sales and will continue to manage a 25-strong sales force covering greater New England. Three... »
BLANCO CS (Customized Solutions) has announced Frank Höck and Robert Götz will assume, respectively, domestic and export control of the Catering Systems business unit. Martin Braun will lead the German company’s new Food... »
Paul Haviland has been named COO for WINSTON INDUSTRIES, with responsibilities spanning the strategic and operational leadership of the company’s worldwide organization. Haviland joined the Louisville, Ky., manufacturer 27 years... »
FRANKLIN MACHINE PRODUCTS, Lumberton, N.J., has added J.C. Carletti to its sales and marketing team as a business development manager. Carletti had held a similar post for the last decade at San Jamar/Chef Revival. He will... »
THERMO-KOOL/MID-SOUTH INDUSTRIES has promoted David Whitehead to engineering manager. Whitehead joined the Laurel, Miss., walk-in maker in 2003 as a manufacturing engineer and has held posts as maintenance supervisor and in the... »
Motor size and bowl/blade configuration are good starting points for your checklist.
Behind scenes at the new Ronald Tutor Campus Center, a 13,000-sq- ft. production kitchen serves chain outlets, fine dining, a bar/nightclub, a marketplace and the banquet hall. »
Welcome to the latest in ice machines. We invited the major makers to submit their newest and most updated machinery, and below we assembled their key features for your review. For a longer list of ice machine suppliers, consult... »
Today’s energy- and water-efficient ice machines step it up with smart diagnostics and digital control. »
Think of your warewasher as your heart—if it stops, everything stops. »
Combi ovens can cut cook times in half and replace less efficient
equipment, but only if they’re properly cleaned and maintained. »
Conveyor ovens make it easy to bake a continuous stream of menu items, but these machines are only as efficient as your maintenance routine. »
Some simple, ongoing steps can keep your greasiest equipment running reliably for a long time. »
Tighter regulations call for vigilance when it comes to cleaning and
monitoring indoor FOG interception methods.
Specialty hot beverage dispensers make self-service handy for your customers, but sugary powders and water challenges add to your maintenance concerns. »
With fan blades, filters, ductwork and more, hoods require routine service calls plus careful attention from your staff. »
Suffering from cloudy or smelly cubes? When your ice tells you
something’s not right, these tips will get your ice machine back on track. »
Maintain spray nozzles and syrup lines correctly, and your carbonated drinks will flow and taste the best they can. »
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Comprehensive information on foodservice supplies, equipment, products and services. »
Directory to E&S functions and services throughout North America and the Caribbean. »