Common Kitchen Challenges and the Storage Solutions to Fix Them

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Dec 2, 2020 3:52:20 PM

The team at W.D. Colledge has extensive experience helping solve foodservice storage challenges.

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Topics: storage

A Quick Look at Ventless Griddles from Evo

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Nov 16, 2020 6:30:00 AM

If you love food in all its forms, then there’s nothing better than watching a talented chef creating great dishes in front of your eyes. We refer to this as front-of-house cooking or display kitchens. Customers love it, and for restaurants, it’s often a marketing tool and an out-of-kitchen experience for chefs that really shows an operation's transparency.

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Topics: ventless, Evo

Here’s the Latest in Hot Self-Serve Merchandising

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Foodservice display cases are meant to provide eye-catching visibility while they maintain optimum food-safe temperatures. Federal Industries' new Hot Self Serve Merchandiser rises to the occasion by providing high-quality design without compromising top-of-the-line functionality.

These specialty merchandisers easily complement existing refrigerated units by offering customers a larger variety of grab-and-go options. With precision craftsmanship and quality innovation, Federal's latest Hot Self Serve Merchandiser is an industry gem.

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Topics: displays and merchandisers, Federal

Can the Cook-Chill Process Make Your Canadian Kitchen More Efficient?

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 22, 2020 1:01:28 PM

Let's start with the basics. What is the cook-chill process?

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Topics: cook-chill

A Quick Look at Mibrasa Charcoal Grills

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 21, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Here in Canada, we have a great tradition of outdoor eating. Cooking in nature over an open flame with bag of charcoal and a heavy metal grate is kind of a rite of passage.

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Topics: Mibrasa, grills

New Middleby Beverage Brands

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 9, 2020 8:37:45 AM

WD Colledge is happy to announce that we will be representing the new Middleby beverage companies. From bar and beverage automation to the best coffee makers available in the commercial market, we're your one stop resource to all things beverage.

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Topics: beverages, trends, Middleby

Three Ways to Make Your Beverage Program More Profitable

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 7, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Beverages can be one of the most profitable product segments of any foodservice operation. Whether you're a cocktail bar or a coffee bar, trends show more and more consumers are looking for high quality, handmade, craft beverages.

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Topics: Hamilton Beach, beverages

Upgrade Your Pizza Game with These Equipment Considerations

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 2, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Pizza is an important staple in the diets of Canadian consumers. In fact, according to the 2018 Canadian Pizza Consumer Trend Report, 75 percent of all Canadians report eating pizza at least once a month.

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Topics: TurboChef, pizza, Beech Ovens, Marsal

A Quick Look at Canada's Beverage Trends in 2020

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM

While the COVID-19 crisis has certainly changed several aspects of beverage service in Canada -- in large part the ways in which they are delivered to customers -- the trends we saw at the beginning of the year are still just as relevant as ever. In some cases, you could even argue beverages are even more accessible than food in 2020, simply because of their portability for takeout and delivery scenarios.

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Topics: beverages, trends

Tips for Successful Restaurant Takeout Service

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Sep 28, 2020 9:57:07 AM

Takeout is one of the hottest trends in foodservice right now. In fact, it's altering some of the longstanding daily food traditions we have, and it's forcing us to reconsider the ways we look at the days of the week.

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Topics: service, covid-19