Are you planning to open your restaurant dine-in asap with some of the restrictions now lifted? If yes, is your kitchen equipment ready for operations to pick back up? We’ve put together a quick list of to-dos to help get your kitchen equipment back up and running for reopening. Sanitizer Among other rules and restrictions…

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We’ve compiled a few resources we hope are helpful for bar and restaurant owners or managers. Putting your draft beer system into hibernation. Micro Matic has shared some guidelines on how to do this here. If this is something you’d like assistance with, our technicians are available to you. We are offering no payments for…

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C&T Design and Equipment consulting brought us in for an extensive installation project for Lakeside Country Club on Wilcrest drive in Houston, TX. Our team installed kitchen equipment, shelving, ovens, walk-in cooler shelving, stainless tables, hand sinks, tables, bar equipment,  pizza ovens, chef counters, refrigeration, beer and wine coolers, slicers, ice machines, beverage counters, and…

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As mentioned in part 1, the most common cause of corrosion in refrigeration is moisture combining with environmental contaminants (dust, dirt, salt, etc.). We talked about dust/dirt and keeping refrigeration clean, but for tip # 2 we talk about another contaminant – acid. Tip # 2 – Cover the pickles and the onions! First and…

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Tip # 1 – Keep Your Refrigeration Clean The most common cause of corrosion in refrigeration is moisture combining with environmental contaminants (dust, dirt, salt, etc.). Excessive dust build up on your evaporator coils can lead to accelerated corrosion. The dust that settles onto the coils absorbs moisture in the air, allowing water to now…

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On one side of the spectrum, there is the high-volume Carpigiani K3 model (featured in our last post) that is ideal for fast-food establishments such as McDonald’s. Then there is the small batch Carpigiani Freeze & Go which is ideal for restaurants, fine-dining, and high-end hotel kitchens. The Freeze & Go is the smallest batch…

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Shakes have been part of McDonald’s history since the restaurant first opened with a limited menu of hamgurgers, fries – and – shakes. The first milkshake mixing machine called the ‘Multimixer’ was introduced to the store and gained much popularity as the franchise expanded in the early days. Fast forward to current day, and the…

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Carpigiani produces top-quality frozen dessert equipment which is not only great for making traditional gelato, but also ice cream, soft serve, sherbet, pastries and much more. This month we will be highlighting some of the most popular Carpigiani machines along with their wide range of capabilities. Today, we discuss the basic components of ice cream…

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