Latest Trends in Foodservice For Northern California and Northern Nevada

Introducing Premier Metal and Glass to Northern California and Northern Nevada

Posted by Malcolm Cerri on Nov 15, 2017 1:55:24 PM


Pro/Line is proud to introduce our newest line, Premier Metal & Glass.

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Topics: Food Displays, Sneeze Guards, Premier Metal & Glass, Food Shields

How Northern California and Northern Nevada Schools Can Increase Student Foodservice Participation

Posted by Malcolm Cerri on Oct 20, 2017 8:20:16 AM


As every northern California or northern Nevada school nutrition director knows, student participation is critical to the overall success of a school nutrition program. If students opt out of school meals, it makes it that much harder to deliver quality, nutritious foods to those who don't.

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Topics: California School Nutrition, school, Student Participation

Are You Considering an Alto-Shaam Display Case?

Posted by Malcolm Cerri on Oct 10, 2017 7:34:31 PM

If you're going to sell or display hot food, there are three important factors: safety, visibility, and efficiency. Food has to stay at ideal temperatures and storage conditions. It has to be safe. It has to look good in order to increase purchases. And the equipment needs to be efficient and easy to use.

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Topics: Alto-Shaam, Halo Heat, Display Cases, Merchandisers

3 Pieces of Foodservice Equipment Your School Needs

Posted by Malcolm Cerri on Sep 29, 2017 10:18:27 AM


Times have changed, but many school kitchens are still using the same old equipment. With the California School Nutrition Show just around the corner, now is the perfect time to upgrade your school’s foodservice equipment.

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Topics: Groen, Alto-Shaam, Randell, California School Nutrition, school

The Three Pillars of TurboChef: A Quick Review of Rapid Cook Solutions

Posted by Malcolm Cerri on Sep 8, 2017 12:35:34 PM

There are many applications for fast cooking equipment that doesn't compromise quality. From many fast casual operations to a sandwich stand just off the ninth hole of a country club, creative operators can turn rapid cooking stations into profit.

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Topics: TurboChef, Rapid Cook, Conveyors

How a World Famous BBQ Joint Used Cook and Hold Technology to Grow Business

Posted by Malcolm Cerri on Aug 22, 2017 12:18:37 PM

"The glorious thing about barbecue is that it can be the great equalizer."

This is the way the founder of The Shed Barbeque & Blues Joint in Ocean Springs, Mississippi looks at her operation, and over the years, it's popularity has resulted in more than a dozen expansions. To accommodate all these new diners, though, additional equipment was needed to maintain a level of quality and efficiency.

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Topics: Alto-Shaam, Cook and Hold, Yield, Halo Heat

Why Induction Heat Is Safer Than Chafing Fuel

Posted by Malcolm Cerri on Aug 11, 2017 10:29:26 AM


Just about every buffet or serving line needs a heat source of some kind. In order to provide a quality menu that appeals to a range of guests, both hot and cold items should be included. But depending on where the event is located and the rules of the facility, different types of heat sources may need to be considered.

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Topics: Induction, Buffets, Caterers, CookTek

Introducing the Vector Oven from Alto-Shaam to Northern California and Northern Nevada

Posted by Malcolm Cerri on Aug 7, 2017 3:18:13 PM


Imagine the flexibility of four ovens in one. Imagine if you could control temperature, fan speed, and time within four different chambers of your oven. Now, imagine placing that oven anywhere you want because it can operate ventless.

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Topics: Alto-Shaam, Vector Oven, NRA Show, KI Awards

Announcing Recent Improvements to Braising Pan Controls

Posted by Malcolm Cerri on Jul 25, 2017 8:49:00 PM


Back in May, Groen announced improvements to their braising pan controls that provide an advanced option in addition to the classic braising pan control controls of the past. Let's take a closer look at what these differences mean.

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Topics: Groen, Braising Pans, Unified Brands

We're Proud to Announce the New Pro/Line Website for Foodservice Equipment

Posted by Malcolm Cerri on Jun 30, 2017 8:28:24 AM


There are many ups and downs in life, and the same goes for business. But those windy, hilly roads are what make things so enjoyable.

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Topics: Resources, Community, Education


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