Ventless cooking is becoming more and more popular for a variety of reasons. First of all, there can be enormous expenses when adding ventilation to an existing building, and often, the building owner retains those upgrades, not the operator. Even more impactful, though, are the upgrades in ventless cooking technologies.
According to the Food Research & Action Center (NRAC), children and adolescents who eat breakfast are significantly less likely to be overweight, while skipping breakfast is associated with higher risks of obesity. By eating school breakfast service, students are also more likely to build healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime.
This year's California School Nutrition Show was a great success, as industry professionals from across the state came together to discuss and solve some of the challenges school nutrition programs face today.
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.
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.