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

Ventless Cooking Resources for Canadian Foodservice Operators

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Sep 23, 2020 11:30:00 AM

When you're used to certain limitations, you end up just accepting them. A great example in foodservice is ventilation. Commercial kitchens traditionally need vents and hoods, but they can also restrict productivity, creativity, and even profitability.

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Topics: TurboChef, ventless, Evo, Blodgett

Introducing the Culinary Colledge

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Aug 31, 2020 12:29:25 PM

Do you ever wonder what exactly goes on inside the kitchen at W.D. Colledge?

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Topics: beverages, trends

[Quick Reference] The TurboChef Double Batch Oven

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Aug 26, 2020 1:00:00 PM

Countertop cooking can add another element of service and profitability to a whole range of Canadian foodservice operations. C-stores, concessions, QSRs, pizza shops, casual dining – all of these and more can benefit from a countertop cooking program.

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Topics: Double Batch Oven, TurboChef

The Rise of Retail and Grocery

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Aug 25, 2020 12:00:00 AM
There's no doubt our consumer habits have changed over the last few months. While we worry about our friends in the restaurant industry and look forward to the days when we can return in full force, we also celebrate those who are doing the hard work in retail.
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Topics: displays and merchandisers, Federal, grocery