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Ice Machines and Other Kitchen Areas with the Highest Safety Risks

It’s the nature of the food industry that things get dirty. There is simply no way to cut bacteria and germs out of the equation — after all, what’s food for humans is also food for germs. In essence, the task to keep a restaurant clean and free of germs ...

These Delicious Foods are Not Always So Safe

 It seems about every year or so there is a dangerous bacterial outbreak in a major restaurant. Such an outbreak never fails to stir up the industry and cause consumers to worry, and in response we hear about massive recalls and see companies implement st ...

How to Clean Your Ice Machine

 As you’re probably aware, ice machines are infamous for attracting bacteria. That's right, the machine that makes those small, crystal-like squares that look so clear and pure may in fact produce little cubes of microbes that go plop-plop-plop into your ...

Foodservice Inspections: Make or Break Time

No matter how diligent you are at following food-safety protocol, or how meticulous your managers are about ensuring the food is clean, properly monitored and stored at the right temperature, a visit from the food health inspector can be a nerve-racking e ...

Cafeteria Serving Essentials

As we’ve tried to emphasize in this blog series, the goal of a successful school lunch program isn’t merely to serve the greatest number of kids in the most economically efficient way possible. Like running a restaurant, the goal is to create ...

School Kitchen Design Ideas

Some may not believe it, but a considerable amount of forethought goes into designing a school cafeteria. While many may look strictly utilitarian, there is a careful logic dictating how tables, serving stations and the back kitchen are arranged. Thanks ...

TCO and Energy-Efficient Appliance Considerations

Numbers can be tricky, even deceptive.If you turn on any news program, you’ll hear a flurry of statistics and numbers. When people debate, they rattle off numbers, one after another. The reason for this is that numbers are persuasive. It’s fair to say th ...

Big-Name Chefs Moving into Roles at School Cafeterias

Widely regarded as one of the top five restaurants in the world, Noma, located in Copenhagen, Denmark, is one of those bold, creative enterprises that fuses flavors and ingredients in unexpected — and deliciously successful — ways.Needless to say, such a ...

School Lunches: Balancing Healthy and Delicious Food for Kids

It’s safe to say that most people who open their own restaurant or enroll in culinary school don’t do so because they were inspired by what they ate in their school cafeteria.In fact, in most cases, it’s the opposite. Their aim is to get as far away as po ...

Skills for Successful Long-Term Careers in Food Management

Building a career in the foodservice industry can take time. Much of the training takes place on the job. Skills build upon skills, and through a process of advancement you can work your way into higher positions until you're managing the place.On the oth ...

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