Kitchen

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.

The Big and Small of Restaurant Kitchens

Waitressing my way through college, I spent some time in a restaurant kitchen, but when FSR launched in 2012, I had my first official kitchen tour. The Angus Barn in Raleigh, North Carolina, offered an impressive introduction into the inner workings of a multi-million-dollar operation.

How to Reinvent Kitchen Spaces

Last year, the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) moved to its new Brookfield Place facilities. After 41 years of operation, we relocated to our downtown location in order to design every detail of our school.

Alto-Shaam Introduces Vector Series Multi-Cook Oven

Alto-Shaam announced an oven innovation in a category by itself—the Vector Series Multi-Cook Oven offers up to four ovens in one. Control temperature, fan speed and time in each individual oven chamber, featuring exclusive Structured Air Technology for unmatched evenness in cooking.

Introducing New Self-Cleaning Rotisserie Oven from Alto-Shaam

Alto-Shaam will soon release its newest line of rotisserie ovens designed to make life easier for deli and other foodservice operators while decreasing cooking times. The new rotisserie ovens cook up to 21 3-1/2 pound chickens and will have several time-saving options, including: Automatic cleaningAutomatic grease collectionTouchscreen controls The automatic self-cleaning rotisserie features a patent-pending water jet design to handle the toughest grease collection while minimizing water use.

Why Your Restaurant Needs a Kitchen Makeover

Today’s back-of-house restaurant kitchen has taken on its own identity. It’s a far cry from the operations Julia Child would have recognized, but it’s been honed since her days to be more efficient and more technologically advanced.

The Reinvention of Minneapolis' Restaurant Alma

Hospitality takes a holistic turn within a historic building nestled in the oldest riverfront neighborhood in Minneapolis, thanks to the expansion of a fine-dining destination into a daylong café and European-style boutique hotel.

RATIONAL USA Finishes Strong in Milestone Year

The U.S. subsidiary announced that it has achieved record growth in 2016 with a 27 percent increase in unit growth over the previous year. In addition, roughly 6,000 RATIONAL appliances were shipped out of its local North America Distribution Center in 2016.

Hatco’s Rapide Cuisine Takes Induction Cooking to the Next Level

Hatco Corporation introduced its sleek, modern, low-profile Rapide Cuisine Induction Range. Designed and built for the durability and performance of commercial foodservice use, the Rapide Cuisine is constructed of black ceramic glass to handle the rigors of back-of- the-house cooking and prep areas, but is portable and adaptable for buffet lines and front-of- the-house applications.