These days, John McCale can talk about his search for the perfect pizza oven with a lighthearted grin. That wasn’t always the case. As McCale developed his fast-casual pizza concept PizzaFire alongside colleague Sean Brauser, the man who constructed Romeo’s Pizza into an award-winning chain of some three-dozen units, the quest to find the right pizza oven was a trial-and-error adventure.
Vulcan, the brand known for masterful design, precision performance and state-of-the-art innovation, has earned a 2017 Hotel Experience Show Editor’s Choice Award for its industry-first ENERGY STAR certified electric floor steamer.
A Virginia Beach icon since 1927, the Cavalier Hotel is about to reopen following a $75 million restoration, which will include three exciting new dining destinations. Today, the Cavalier announced the appointment of Dan Elinan as the hotel’s Executive Chef.
Because combi ovens shouldn’t require intensive training before they can be used, Vulcan is introducing a new restaurant combi that features both high performance and intuitive, simple operation. The Vulcan ABC7-P Combi is the newest addition to Vulcan’s ABC line of combi ovens.
Six months after opening her restaurant, Chef Amy Brandwein launched an off-site catering business. It was a good move. Now, catering constitutes 5 percent of Centrolina’s revenue, but that’s not why she started it.
Stoelting Foodservice, a division of The Vollrath Company, LLC, and manufacturer of frozen dessert equipment, has enhanced the design of its dipping cabinets that support continuous flow frozen custard equipment.
Convotherm, a leading combi oven manufacturer, announced that 18 electric Convotherm 4 models are now UL Listed ventless. This achievement is yet another example of Convotherm taking the lead when it comes to innovation within the combi oven market.
VITO oil filter systems is a market leader in portable oil filtration. The concept is simple: put VITO in the hot fryer, turn it on.VITO automatically filters the oil with no supervision needed. After 6 minutes the oil is clean and ready to use again.
For the 10th year running, ITW Food Equipment Group is being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its commitment to energy efficiency.ITW Food Equipment Group has earned the EPA’s ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year— Sustained Excellence Award for 2017, the agency’s highest industry honor.
Alto-Shaam’s newest product, the Vector Series Multi-Cook Oven, received a Kitchen Innovations 2017 Award, which recognizes the biggest advancements of the year in the foodservice industry.The Vector Multi-Cook Oven offers up to four ovens in one and features exclusive Structured Air Technology for unmatched evenness and flexibility in cooking.
The struggles of the casual dining industry have been well chronicled. But here’s a question that often goes unanswered: What happens to all that pricey restaurant equipment?In many cases, there’s a solid chance the next owner might just want to open a restaurant.
The Merrychef eikon e2s—the smallest high-speed oven with the largest cavity to footprint ratio—has been awarded one of the Green GOOD DESIGNTM Awards. The prestigious Good Design awards, founded in 1950 by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design has this year joined forces with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies to present the new Green Good Design Awards.
The Brass Rail, a licensed Genuine Broaster Chicken operator, was named in the “Best of Minnesota” by CBS Minnesota. Serving Broasted Chicken for over 40 years, the establishment has become a destination for Minnesota-residents seeking world-famous Genuine Broaster Chicken.