W.D. Colledge

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Spotlight on Concordia Coffee Systems

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jun 27, 2022 12:00:00 AM

A brand that originated out of the Pacific Northwest, Concordia Beverage Systems sits at the intersection of coffee and technology. The trends affecting the coffee industry over the last several years came as perhaps less of a surprise to company bosses of this innovator in the coffee field.

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Topics: beverage, Concordia

Music and Foodservice? Yep, We're Tying Them Together.

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Jun 21, 2022 1:09:20 PM

You already know about the cast of characters we have here at WDC. Well, for such a music-loving bunch, we decided it was fitting to partner with a new equipment brand with a reputation of being the rock star of food serving solutions.

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Topics: WD Colledge, LTI

How LTI Can Help College/University Foodservice Operations Advance

Posted by W.D. Colledge on May 23, 2022 11:28:56 AM

When college students set foot on campus at the start of the semester they settle into their rooms, find their classes, explore the campus, and find something to eat. But with food options available on every corner and easily accessed, how can colleges and universities keep students on campus when it's time to eat?

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Topics: college and university, LTI

Irinox MultiFresh Next Blast Chillers

Posted by W.D. Colledge on May 19, 2022 9:24:18 AM

Blast chillers are some of the most versatile units in Canada’s commercial kitchens. There are many reasons you should use a blast chiller. Including how they can help reduce food costs, food waste, and labor.  Have you ever wondered how to maximize the use of a blast chiller to get more benefits for your foodservice business?  Achieving the next level of sustainability and performance is easy when using an Irinox MultiFresh Next blast chiller. 

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Topics: Irinox, Blast Chillers

Keeping Surfaces Clean And Sanitary With Metro and Microban

Posted by W.D. Colledge on May 6, 2022 12:00:00 AM

The intensity of commercial kitchen operations can be overwhelming. Orders are flying in as fast as prepared meals are leaving. The staff is moving as if in a full-contact ballet, and chefs are literally playing with fire.  And while this magical chaos is in full swing, the foodservice industry has to keep mindful of some very important rules regarding safety. Hot and sharp are quick to come to most people’s minds. Kitchen cleanliness and food safety, including foodborne illness, are also vital concerns. 

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Topics: Metro

2 Solutions for a Safer, More Sanitized Foodservice Operation

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Apr 29, 2022 12:09:00 PM

Cleanliness and safety have always been cornerstones of restaurant operations, but as we've seen over the past few years and will certainly see in the future, customers and consumers are paying closer attention to safety and sanitation practices. In today's Canadian restaurant industry, it's almost as impactful as the food.

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Topics: Champion, food safety, trends, Bluezone

What Can You Do with Foodservice Equipment from Firex?

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Apr 22, 2022 12:09:00 PM

If you could pick any attribute of commercial foodservice equipment that you'd want to have in your Canadian kitchen, one of the first things to come to mind would likely be versatility.

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Topics: Firex

How to Upgrade Your Hockey Concession Stand

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Apr 15, 2022 12:09:00 PM

Hockey is an entertaining sport to watch and even more so to play, but the costs can be high when it comes to keeping up with a league. While there are many ways to fundraise money and offset the costs, one of the most efficient ideas is upgrading your concession stand equipment, as everyone loves a good rink-side snack bar.

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Topics: concessions, trends

How The TurboChef Double Batch Makes The Ultimate Sandwich

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Apr 8, 2022 12:09:00 PM

In any restaurant, you want to perfect your countertop menu to the point that people have a little bit of a hard time choosing between all of the amazing options. You want them to come back time and time again just to try every recipe you make, including the items that may seem simple to create such as sandwiches.

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Topics: Double Batch Oven, TurboChef, sandwich

Keeping the Ice in Your Business Clean and Sanitary

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Apr 1, 2022 12:09:00 PM

Did you know that ice that's being used for consumption in drinks or meal prep is considered food and must be treated as such? It's important that government regulations on ice are followed to avoid bacterial growth and customer illness. Therefore, keeping your ice machine and storage unit spotless must be a major consideration to ensure ice remains safe. 

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Topics: San Jamar