Kitchen

Alto-Shaam’s Vector Multi-Cook Oven Wins Kitchen Innovations Award

Alto-Shaam’s newest product, the Vector Series Multi-Cook Oven, has won 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.

How to Get a Killer Bargain on Restaurant Equipment

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.

Merrychef Takes Top Spot with Green GOOD DESIGN Award

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.

Genuine Broaster Chicken Celebrated in the Midwest

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.

Globe Introduces Stock Pot Range

Globe Food Equipment Company introduced a new stock pot range to their gas cooking line during the 2017 NAFEM Show. With 100,000 BTUs Globe’s stock pot range is designed to quickly heat large pots of soup, pasta, sauce and other liquids.

Globe Adds 60 Inches of Cooking Surface to Griddle Line

Globe Food Equipment Company, Dayton, Ohio, announced the addition of a 60" thermostatic unit to their gas countertop griddles.Designed to meet the needs of high-use kitchens, this unit offers five feet of griddle space with 5 zones of temperature control for cooking a variety of foods at the same time.

Broaster Company to Debut at Pizza Expo 2017

Broaster Company announced their entrance at the International Pizza Expo on March 28—30, 2017 in Las Vegas. Genuine Broaster Chicken and Broaster Pressure Fryers will be showcased, engaging the industry demand for high-quality, fresh branded foodservice programs.

Electrolux Acquires Grindmaster-Cecilware

Electrolux announced it has acquired Grindmaster-Cecilware, a leading U.S. based manufacturer of hot, cold and frozen beverage dispensing equipment, including coffee machines. The acquisition broadens Electrolux offering in its food service business and will accelerate the growth of the Professional Products business area.

Panasonic Introduces Groundbreaking Induction Cooktop

Panasonic Commercial Food Service Group introduced a groundbreaking induction cooktop, the Met-ALL KY-MK3500, featuring state-of-the-art technology for commercial chefs. Specifically designed for use in the commercial food service industry, this portable induction cooktop is the culmination of Panasonic’s 40-year history with induction technology and represents the latest advances in high-efficiency cooking equipment.

Here are the 2017 Kitchen Innovations Award Winners

The National Restaurant Association announced the recipients of the 2017 Kitchen Innovations (KI) Awards, honoring forward-thinking equipment and technologies that increase efficiencies and productivity for back-of-the-house operations and benefit restaurant operators.

Frontline International's Safer Grill Grease Collection

Frontline International, a leader in cooking oil management solutions, knows safer grease-handling practices are integral to lowering risk and protecting employees from injury. The hot grill area is one of the most challenging when it comes to the safe collection and disposal of fats and oils, because grill grease tends to coagulate quickly when cooled.