Calculating the Cost of Restaurant Equipment Failures

Xtra Chef

Equipment failures can cause a restaurant to lose money quickly, but the question is how quickly and how much. With so many different pieces of equipment and systems in place, a restauranteur needs to understand and anticipate the cost of restaurant equipment failures.

Kitchen Equipment List That Every New Restaurant Needs

Harbor Touch

List of the Top 10 Must-Have Kitchen Equipment for Restaurants. With so many different things to keep track of, it can be easy to forget kitchen equipment and appliances that are essential to operating your business. Refrigeration Equipment.

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Food Service Equipment: What You Need in Your Kitchen

Marketman

Whether you purchase new or used, be sure they are equipped with automatic door closures. Cooking and kitchen equipment: griddles, fryers, pasta cookers, immersion cookers, steamers, condensation hoods, heat lamps, soda fountains, blenders, toasters, and espresso machines.

Barista vs Machine: The Role of High-Tech Coffee Shop Equipment

Perfect Daily Grind

They look after the equipment, cleaning machinery and spotting problems. Let’s take a look at some of the ways new equipment can help a coffee shop run smoother. . It’s the most prominent piece of equipment in the coffee shop, often placed on the counter so the customer can see it.

Food Service Equipment: What You Need in Your Kitchen

Marketman

Whether you purchase new or used, be sure they are equipped with automatic door closures. Cooking and kitchen equipment: griddles, fryers, pasta cookers, immersion cookers, steamers, condensation hoods, heat lamps, soda fountains, blenders, toasters, and espresso machines.

Equipment Maintenance: Too Many Stories to Tell…

Sustainability Beyond the Plate

I was recently invited to moderate a panel on Foodservice Maintenance and Repair at the Gas Foodservice Equipment Network’s (GFEN) Commercial Foodservice Workshop. Richard Young, Director of Education.

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The Restaurateur’s Guide in Buying Kitchen Equipment

Restaurant Smart

As a restaurant owner, one of the most challenging tasks you can face is buying the right kitchen equipment for your business. The post The Restaurateur’s Guide in Buying Kitchen Equipment appeared first on Restaurant Smart Blog. Industry Interest Kitchen Equipment how to buy kitchen equipment kitchen equipment kitchen equipment buying tips kitchen equipment tips restaurant supply store

5 Ways to Prep Your Kitchen for Summer Weather

Goliath Consulting

Most restaurant groups can’t justify the cost of having full-time technicians on staff to be the resident expert in each of the major repair categories: • Hot-side equipment, like fryers, ovens, and grills. Cold-side refrigeration equipment, like under-counter coolers and walk-ins. Goliath Consulting Group provides on-site assessments to keep your equipment working for you.

To Service or Not to Service — How Often Are You Asking That Question?

Modern Restaurant Management

When you notice that a unit is starting to malfunction or have reoccurring problems, schedule a time for a service tech to examine the equipment. A service call now can save you time, money and unhappy customers down the road — not to mention avoiding further damage to the equipment.

Why Innovative Dining Experiences Are Driven by Facility Management Technology

Modern Restaurant Management

If equipment isn’t working properly, you run the risk of disappointed customers and a loss of sales. Having the right, functioning equipment is clearly vital to the in-person dining experience. Equipment Operations innovative dining fm technology facilties management

Four Ways To Manage Limited Resources And Increase Your Margins

Modern Restaurant Management

Use Efficient Equipment. That’s why the right equipment – a highly efficient dishmachine for instance – can make a big difference. Equipment Finance Operations equipment waste water savings waste Sustainability

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Catering for Productivity: How to Make Your Kitchen Work Smarter

Modern Restaurant Management

If you don’t assess your equipment and plan your maintenance, an unseen minor fault could interrupt the whole service. To devise a value-added strategy for your equipment management in the kitchen, an asset management plan of action should be developed. Equipment Selection.

4 Key Factors to Designing an Efficient Restaurant  Kitchen

The Restaurant Group

Once you have the opportunity to discuss what your venue will be with TRG Consultants, be sure to consult Chef – she will know the processes that are involved in the preparation of the various menu items and what special equipment may be required. Congratulations!

Restaurants: The New Battlefield for Customer Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Operations customer experiece CleanlinessYou get home from a long day at work, don't feel like cooking and want to treat yourself to some great food. Until recently, you probably settled for mediocre pizza or Chinese.

Restaurant Sustainability Efforts and Customer Attraction

The Restaurant Group

6+/10 adhere to start up/shut down equipment schedules. Restaurant Best Practices. According to the National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot” report, American Culinary Federation chefs named sustainability and waste reduction in the top trends of the year.

MRM Research Roundup: End-of-January 2020 Super Bowl Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

Foodservice Equipment Sales to Expand. Evolving food industry trends and changing dynamics of manufacturing and delivering methods in the foodservice industry are primarily shaping the market for foodservice equipment. ITW Food Equipment Group, AB Electrolux, Hoshizaki Electric Co.,

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MRM Franchise Feed: CPK in Canada and Real Famous BBQ

Modern Restaurant Management

The prototype will also be designed with a progressive ventless cooking equipment package and several other tools that reduce labor costs while increasing speed during peak times.

Redefining ‘Dine and Dash’ and Review Hub

Modern Restaurant Management

” Design Equipment Law Operations MRM News Bites Restaurant NewsThis edition of MRM News Bites features Toast, Yelp, Aramark, Clover and Fiserv, OpenTable, Tripadvisor, Rich Products, Taffer’s Tavern, Dinova, DeliverThat, ParTech, SpotOn and TouchBistro.

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Boosting Coffee Shop Profits Through Engaging Retail Offerings

Perfect Daily Grind

Therefore, they’re likely to also want to spend money on specialised coffee equipment. Simply put: you don’t want to be spending money on expensive, specialist equipment that you’ll have to price high to cover costs, only to have customers not show any interest. .

Food Safety Never Takes a Holiday 

Modern Restaurant Management

Take these measures to keep surfaces clean: Wash, rinse and sanitize all food contact surfaces, equipment and utensils used with raw animal proteins before using with ready-to-eat foods. Equipment Operations Thanksgiving food safety food safety tips Food Safety

How Cloud Kitchen Restaurant Trend Impacts $200B Online Food Delivery Space

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Finance Operations cloud kitchen ghost kitchen deliveryCloud Kitchen / Virtual Kitchen / Ghost Kitchen – they are all referred to by different names, but the concept is very evident in the names. Every restaurant has a back of house and a front of house.

Entrepreneurial Hospitality: How Fourth-Generation Restaurateur Alex Canter Became a Tech Mogul

Modern Restaurant Management

” Design Equipment Marketing Alex Canter Canter's Deli OrdermarkSometimes it’s easy to pinpoint where the entrepreneurial spark catches fire. For Alex Canter, it was at a spot in his family-run restaurant nicknamed “The War Zone.”

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First Robotic Mobile Restaurant and DoorDash’s Commissary Kitchen

Modern Restaurant Management

With self-cleaning technology, there are never issues with equipment going uncleaned. Parts Town and Heritage Foodservice Group are coming together to strengthen their OEM (original equipment manufacturer) parts distribution capabilities.

Ultimate Grubhub, Red Lobster Catering and Parts in Town

Modern Restaurant Management

Valerie Shelton diversified the company beyond foodservice equipment. Design Equipment Operations restaurant headlines Restaurant News

Case Study: Tex-Mex and Easy-to-Use AV

Modern Restaurant Management

The sports bar is equipped with several TVs for sports viewing, garage style doors, an outdoor patio with fire pits, and locally brewed craft beer and cocktails. ” Design Equipment AV design Vanco The Old Plank technology

Restaurant Design Tips

The Restaurant Group

We offer kitchen and bar layout, interior design and equipment specification services. Restaurant Design. While great food and customer service are essential for return business, the ambiance and restaurant design are equally as important.

Tops in Global Cuisine and Tips for Tots

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Finance Marketing Operations Hospitality Headlines MRM News Bites News Bites Restaurant News

From 2019 to 2020: Tech-xtualizing the Three Major Challenges Restaurants Face

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Operations compliance Efficiency Restaurant Tech Staffing technologyFrom infamous chicken sandwich wars to on-trend plant-based burgers and acai bowls, it’s safe to say that 2019 was a trademark year for restaurants.

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Ensuring an Accessible Kiosk Experience

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Finance Operations restaurant kiosk kiosk Restaurant TechnologyRestaurants are increasingly reliant on self-service technology to improve the customer experience.

How to Engage Your Employees in Sustainability

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Equipment Operations sustainable practices SustainabilitySmart restaurant owners understand sustainability benefits their bottom line and customer base. if you’ve decided to get started, how do you get employees excited about sustainability too?

Effective Promotional Ingredients for Going Green

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Equipment Marketing promoting sustainable practices Going Green SustainabilityConsumers are prioritizing sustainability when it comes to dining choices, driving a trend for going green in the restaurant industry.

MRM Research Roundup: Halloween-2019 Edition

Modern Restaurant Management

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The Benefits of Investing in Talented General Managers

Modern Restaurant Management

While it’s your responsibility to ensure that GMs are equipped to lead effectively, it’s also important to offer training opportunities and take the necessary time to set every employee up for success. Design Equipment Operations GM GM role general manager staffing and retention

Three Ways Restaurants Can Improve Customer Experience and Boost Revenue Using Advanced Telephone Tech

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Operations Restaurant Technology RestaurantTech technology telephone techThere’s no question that the restaurant delivery and reservations experience has become increasingly digitized in recent years, and there’s no sign of this trend slowing down in the future.

Measuring KPIs for Food Safety Success in Holiday Menu Items, Off-Premise Catering, LTOs, and Beyond

Modern Restaurant Management

Processes, equipment, menus, and products are always changing. Cleaning logs or checklists – Are logs or checklists being used to record equipment cleaning, such as slicers? Staff training – Is equipment being cleaned properly?

Tamper-Proof Delivery and TacoTuesday.com

Modern Restaurant Management

We want to equip food entrepreneurs with the best platform to take advantage of the food delivery economy.” " Design Equipment Marketing Operations MRM News MRM News Bites Restaurant News

The 20/20 on 2020: Restaurant Experts Weigh In

Modern Restaurant Management

Modern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine asked restaurant industry insiders and experts for their insights on what will impact restaurants in 2020 and the response was overwhelming. They touched on topics such as delivery, ghost (dark) kitchens, automation, plant-based menu items, food waste, sustainability, staffing and retention and more. Rick Camac, Dean of Restaurant & Hospitality Management at the Institute of Culinary Education.

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A Yum! Habit, Chasing DoorDash and BellaBot

Modern Restaurant Management

HolaBot is equipped with a 120L enclosed cabin, which contains three-layer trays capable of holding 20kg of items in each layer. Design Equipment Marketing Operations MRM News Bites Restaurant NewsThis edition of MRM News Bites features Yum!

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Restaurant Weighing Scales Guide: Why You Need Them in Your Restaurant  

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Operations scales digital scales weighing measurementsThe importance of restaurant weighing scales cannot be underestimated. These weighing scales are designed to take the guesswork out of food measurement and ensure controlled costs and better inventory management.

Would Delivery Work for My Concept?

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Marketing Operations delivery process how to start deliveryThis edition of MRM's "Ask the Expert” features advice from EZ-Chow Inc.

The Five Worst Restaurant Employees (And How You Can Help Them!)

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Finance Operations how to help struggling staff Retention StaffingAs you forecast for the new year, you inevitably set goals and expectations for what you want to achieve. No matter your business, you're only as successful as those on your team backing your efforts.

Prepping Your Restaurant for a Busy Rodent Season

Modern Restaurant Management

Clean under kitchen equipment. Kitchen equipment is often fixed or hard to move, so food and other items that fall to the ground or get kicked underneath in the daily restaurant bustle can be easily forgotten. Equipment Operations rodent activity rodent prep rodent week

Delivery Places New Demands on Restaurant Data Networks

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Operations Data data delivery delivery and dataIf the restaurant industry wasn’t tough enough, establishments now have to compete against “virtual” ones. Food delivery apps like DoorDash and Uber Eats are reshaping the industry.