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A Quick Thank You to the People Who Keep Things Running

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Dec 6, 2019 2:49:26 PM

No matter what type of equipment, from Jacques Villeneuve's F1-winning Williams race car, to the ranges and refrigerators you have in your commercial kitchen, everything will require service at one time or another. Machinery can be complex and precise, and those precisions need to be maintained.

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Topics: service

10 Ways to Help Your Restaurant Pass a Health Inspection

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Nov 25, 2019 10:52:21 PM

Being prepared for a health inspection is one of the most important things you can do to help your restaurant succeed. Since you never know when you'll be inspected, it makes sense to be ready for a potential inspection every day.

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Topics: San Jamar, food safety

Introducing All the Little Things You Need to Develop a Successful Foodservice Business

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Nov 13, 2019 11:15:00 AM

We all know about the big pieces of equipment, those sexy, stainless steel units with all the fire and charcoal. But what about all the little, unsung supplies that help chefs and foodservice operators perform all the smaller tasks that are so essential to a successful business?

W.D. Colledge partners with a company that makes this their primary goal, and the feedback we've received has been fantastic.

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Topics: warewashing, Carlisle, smallwares

The Evolution of the Vending Machine

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Nov 8, 2019 10:53:50 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

Two Hamilton Beach Products You Should Know About

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Oct 8, 2019 4:39:59 PM

When you think about Hamilton Beach, you might actually wind up thinking about the beach. Mainly, those refreshing, frozen cocktails with the umbrellas and the fruit sticking out of the glass. Those perfectly blended beverages.

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Topics: Hamilton Beach

Some Curious Trends for Diversifying Your Pizzas

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Sep 30, 2019 5:32:40 PM

Millennials and even younger generations aren't satisfied with eating the same old pizza as their parents and grandparents. They are always looking for the latest and greatest in flavors and experiences, and many of the overall trends for these demographics reflect their food preferences.

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Topics: pizza

A Brief History of Pizza in Canada

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Sep 27, 2019 5:39:01 PM

The types of pizza and the toppings we enjoy are as diverse as the people worldwide who love pizza. That's no different here in Canada. With endless options including different types of cheeses, sauces, meats, vegetables, dough types, and even shapes, the quality of our pizza is pretty much only limited by our creativity.

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Topics: pizza

Upgrade Your Pizza Game with These Equipment Considerations Part 2

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Sep 20, 2019 1:02:54 AM

We had so much fun talking about ways to up your pizza game in Part One, we decided to put our heads together to talk about a few more ways that Canadian pizzerias, restaurants, and commercial foodservice operations can create better, more profitable pizza.

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Topics: Mibrasa, Bakers Pride, pizza, Blodgett

Upgrade Your Pizza Game with These Equipment Considerations

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Aug 29, 2019 5:39:52 PM

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

The Basics of Stainless Steel Part 2

Posted by W.D. Colledge on Aug 27, 2019 9:15:00 AM

 

In part one of this series, we took a close look at the elements that comprise stainless steel, as well as the four different grades that are used to create most of our foodservice equipment. Here in part two, we'll take a look at the different types of stainless steel applications. 

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Topics: stainless steel