Coolers Incorporated

All About Soda Systems

There are two main types of soda / fountain beverage systems, Countertop and Drop-In. These two options however, can come in many different configurations to meet the needs of your business and customer preferences. Main Types: Countertop Mountable The countertop mountable soda machines can be placed pretty much anywhere on a countertop surface and are very…

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How-To Increase Your To-Go Beverage Sales

Are your beverage sales for delivery orders lacking? Don’t let those high margin menu items go forgotten even when it comes to delivery orders. Below we have a few quick tips on how-to increase your to-go beverage sales. Customization / Unique Offerings Offer drinks that may not be as easily found at the neighborhood corner…

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Restaurant Consumer Trends

Technomic, a foodservice research and consulting company, released a report recently detailing the trends they have identified in consumers. Although there were many interesting trends, here are two we found interesting and have heard some “buzz” about … Natural Food Enhancers According to Technomic, consumer interest is growing in naturally enhanced foods otherwise known as…

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How much ice is enough ice?

Our easy reference guide on how to determine your restaurant’s daily ice demand. This gives you a good starting place to best determine the production capacity and size of your ice machine when shopping.

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Employees of the Month – January 2019

Our January 2019 employees of the month are Suzanne Dickson (Marketing) and Alex Slater (Service Technician). These two employees did great work in their respective departments and we are happy to recognize them as the January employees of the month. Keep up the good work!

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Do you need water filters for your ice machines?

The short answer is no, water filters are not required for your ice machine to operate.  The long answer is yes, particularly for areas known to have hard water. If the tap water supplied to your ice machine is considered “hard” meaning a higher concentration of minerals, then water filters are an essential addition to your equipment. Even in…

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2019 Restaurant Technology Trends

Ghost Restaurants / Delivery Only As more customers are turning to dining options that provide high quality food as well as instant gratification, ghost restaurants are a concept that we think could catch on even more so in 2019. A ghost restaurant is a “virtual” restaurant with online menus and ordering. This allows for frequent…

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2018 Employees of the Year

With 2018 coming to a close, we would like to also recognize two employees that consistently performed exceptionally throughout the entire year. When making this decision the management team looked for the two employees that they thought (1) performed their job functions well (2) maintained a great attitude and (3) were able to overcome challenges.…

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Employees of the Month – December 2018

Our December 2018 employees of the month are Isidor Padilla (Inside Sales) and Bruce Bock (Field Technician)! These two employees did excellent work in their respective departments and we are happy to recognize them as the December employees of the month. Great job Isidor and Bruce! Thank you & congrats!

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Top FDA Violations Reported for 2018

A recent report conducted by a company that helps businesses with FDA compliance released the top 5 violations reported at FDA-regulated food facilities. Among the top 5 infractions was the improper implementation of controls that mitigate the risks of food hazards, such as, the growth of microorganisms, as well as, facility maintenance and sanitation. These…

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