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.

Preventing Coronavirus Contamination in Restaurant Equipment

Modern Restaurant Management

Disinfect and Sanitize Your Kitchen Equipment – Including your Ice Machine. Disinfecting and sanitizing your kitchen equipment will kill most any virus – coronavirus included. Cleaning the Exterior of Your 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.

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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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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5 Helpful Tips When Buying Restaurant Equipment

Restaurant Smart

One of the hardest things you have to deal with when starting your restaurant business is buying the right restaurant equipment. The post 5 Helpful Tips When Buying Restaurant Equipment appeared first on Restaurant Smart Blog. Industry Interest Kitchen Kitchen EquipmentIt takes a lot of research to make sure that you’re making a wise investment. You don’t want to… Read more.

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.

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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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!

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

Why (and How) to Apply Business Intelligence and Data Analytics to Restaurant Technology

Modern Restaurant Management

The return on that well-considered investment in interactive menus, guest Wi-Fi, or networking equipment deployed to improve food delivery, however, depends heavily on how the technologies perform day to day. Equipment Operations Business Intelligence Data data analytics RestaurantTech

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.

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. .

How Restaurants Can Protect Themselves From Cyber Attacks

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Operations avoiding cyber attacks cybersecurityRestaurateurs have enough to worry about already. But kindly allow us to add one more item to your list: cybersecurity.

How Delivery Services Are  Impacting Restaurant Supply Chains 

Modern Restaurant Management

Dark kitchens streamline the culinary process by creating more space for back-of-house equipment, eliminates distractions and creates a substantially higher food meal output, including 24-hour food preparation. Equipment Operations 3PL deliver and supply chain delivery ghost kitchens

How to Show the Sparkling Cleanliness of Your Business to Reassure Anxious Customers

Ken Burgin

Have a special bucket with equipment and gloves. Design & Equipment Employees Environmental Action Kitchen Management Modern Life Smart Operators

Artificial Intelligence’s Impact on the Restaurant Industry

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Operations AI artificial intelliegence sales forecastingThere has been a significant surge of Artificial Intelligence (AI) usage in the restaurant industry for providing improved services to elevate operations, trim cost and create a better environment for guests.

For Restaurant Owners, Cybersecurity is a People Problem 

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Law Operations cybersecurity breaches cybersecurity insuranceIf you’re like me, chances are you’ve probably ordered food online or through an app at least once in the last couple of weeks. Curbside pickup, takeout and delivery have become buzzwords in the past week.

What Delivery Customers Expect During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Equipment Operations Cornavirus Delivery delivery expectations delivery in COVID-19The restaurant industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and estimates a $225 billion loss over the next three months.

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.

Technology Trends for the ‘New Normal’ Customer Cravings

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Operations convenience Customer Experience Restaurant TechnologyThe past few weeks have proven how quickly the way in which we dine is shifting and evolving and fast forwarded a number of technology trends.

Cash Will Still Be on QSR Menus

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Equipment Finance cash customer payment paymentLast year, one of the first brands to go cashless, Sweetgreen, changed its policy to accept cash at all its locations.

Restaurant Design

The Restaurant Group

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POS Systems: The Backbone of Restaurant Tech

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment future POS POS POS necessity POS systems of the futureThe modern restaurant point-of-sale (POS) system has grown beyond simply handling payments. Feature-rich mobile POS systems have evolved to processing orders, sending tickets to the kitchen, providing detailed reporting and offering thorough inventory and business management.

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Teriyaki Madness Implements Technology to Combat Coronavirus Crisis Fallouts

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Marketing Operations dine at home Michael Haith Restaurant Technology Teriyaki MadnessAs the novel coronavirus outbreak leads to state-mandated dining room closures, many food service franchisors are struggling to maintain business.

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 People & Places: Cassoulet War, Zagat Stories and AQUAlounge

Modern Restaurant Management

manufacturer of commercial pizza pans and tools, bakeware, cookware and foodservice equipment, is located in Spokane Valley, Washington. Design Equipment Marketing Operations MRM People and Places

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

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.

Federal Official: Restaurant Ban Might Be on the Table

Modern Restaurant Management

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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.

Cybersecurity Advice for Restaurateurs

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Law Operations cybersecurity Cybersecurity and restaurantsHow to Ensure Your Restaurant Survives and Thrives in the Era of Widespread Cybercrime and Strict Data Security Regulations.

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Virtual Acceleration, Raising the Bar and Insult Monitor

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Equipment Marketing Operations MRM News Bites Restaurant Technology Restaurant Trends

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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 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.

Restaurant Trends for 2020 (and Beyond)

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Equipment Finance Law Marketing Operations 2020 restaurant trends Restaurant Trends2019 was the year of convenience in the restaurant business.

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Are Kiosks Safer During Coronavirus Outbreak?

Modern Restaurant Management

Equipment Operations COVID-19 and kiosks kiosk kiosk technology Kiosks and CoronavirusKiosks are coming to restaurants in virtually every community—and sooner than many of us predicted. Until very recently, our company believed that kiosks would go mainstream in two to five years.

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.

MRM People & Places: Azteca Foods Celebrates 50 Years and State Dish Showdown

Modern Restaurant Management

Design Equipment Law Marketing Operations MRM people & Places Openings PromotionsModern Restaurant Management (MRM) magazine's People & Places column features news of company hires and promotions, charitable efforts and product introductions.

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