This Is What Happens When You Hit Mightylite Pan Carriers with a Baseball Bat

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jun 26, 2020 7:15:00 AM

Any Jays fans in the house? We have a few in ours, but whether you're a supporter of the Toronto Blue Jays or the L.A. Dodgers, you have to admit a baseball bat can cause damage on any object it strikes.

So what did we do? We took it to one of our favourite pieces of foodservice equipment.

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Topics: WD Colledge, Metro, Mightylite

The Evolution of the Vending Machine

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jun 25, 2020 7:30:00 AM

Foodservice operators are looking to automate more and more when it comes to the processes of cooking and delivering food.

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Topics: Chowbotics

Meet Sally. She Just Might Make Your Next Meal.

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jun 17, 2020 5:30:00 PM

Sally is a big advocate of healthy eating. Whether you're in a fast casual restaurant, a corporate cafeteria, or filling your stomach before heading over to the university library to cram for your exam, Sally always believes that fresh, healthy ingredients are the way to go.

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Topics: Chowbotics

The History of Beer in Canada

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jun 9, 2020 10:49:13 AM

It's no secret that Canadians love their beer. Beer is the most commonly consumed alcoholic beverage across the country and has been for centuries. But how did beer brewing begin in Canada, and how did it become as popular as it is now? Today, we're taking you through Canada's rich history with this famous malt beverage. Cheers!

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Topics: beverages, history, beer

The Advantages of Using a Blodgett Ventless Convection Oven

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jun 3, 2020 12:00:00 AM

One of the biggest and hottest trends in the foodservice industry is a move towards smaller kitchens and larger seating areas. As business owners and operators search for creative ways to increase sales and profits, one of the hottest products in the industry is ventless cooking equipment.

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Topics: ventless, trends, Blodgett

Tips for Maintaining Your Commercial Refrigeration Unit

Posted by W.D. Colledge on May 29, 2020 4:09:16 PM

If you're looking for longevity with your commercial refrigeration unit, the key is to properly maintain it.  Most people only think to call in an expert when their unit is broken, or needs to be looked at in order to function properly, but following some easy maintenance tips semi-regularly can keep your system functioning, and prevent those dreaded downtime related costs.

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Topics: refrigeration

Three Untraditional Drink Recipes That Will Change the Way You Think About Beverages

Posted by W.D. Colledge on May 19, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Beverage profitability is important, and just thinking outside the box in terms of how you use traditional beverage ingredients can often enhance that. Let's take a quick look at untraditional drink recipes that just might change the way you think about the beverages you serve in your Canadian foodservice operation.

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Topics: Hamilton Beach, beverages, recipes

Questions to Ask Before Buying Restaurant Patio Furniture

Posted by W.D. Colledge on May 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Winter is over, so that means one thing. Summer. We're also living in an era when outdoor dining will be preferable to crowded indoor spaces for the foreseeable future.

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Topics: Grosfillex

A Quick Primer on Canadian Comfort Food

Posted by W.D. Colledge on May 8, 2020 8:54:31 AM

During times of uncertainty like the current climate, comfort food is often desired. In Canada, our favourite foods warm us up, reward us, and get us through both fun and not-so-happy days.

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Topics: CookTek, ThermoCube, food delivery

A Look Inside the New Senior Care Room Service Normal

Posted by W.D. Colledge on May 5, 2020 4:39:07 PM

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads across the globe and new numbers come out each day, people are making constant changes to their normal routines. With the number of infections and deaths more threatening to the aging population, nursing homes and assisted living has completely changed their "normal."

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Topics: Hatch, service, covid-19