The Specifier: Taking Technology to the Street - Apps for Consultants and More

The Specifier from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

November 29, 2012

Taking Technology to the Street: Apps for Consultants

In the foodservice industry, apps that allow consumers to make reservations and place food orders tend to garner most of the attention. But a growing number of apps and other technological developments continue to quietly emerge in the marketplace, allowing foodservice designers and consultants to work more collaboratively and remotely, thus enhancing project management skills and communication among all members of the team regardless of location.

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Facility Design Project of the Month: Crossroads Café and The Shack at William Jessup University in Rocklin, Calif.

Multiple micro-restaurant platforms and neighborhood dining offer customers menu variety, entertaining display cooking and a uniquely designed, energetic interior that promotes interaction within the college community.

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Run a Profitable Kitchen with Alto-Shaam


Is there a thief in your kitchen? There is if you still cook meats with traditional equipment. Learn how the Alto-Shaam Cook & Hold avoids product shrinkage and puts 20% more Alto-Shaam profit back in your pocket.

McCauley Joins Paragon Solutions

John McCauley has joined Paragon Solutions, Inc., a Texas-based design firm.

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Ten Trends That Will Impact Foodservice in 2013

Technomic, the Chicago-based market research firm, has developed its list of ten trends that will impact the foodservice industry in 2013.

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Extend the Lifespan of Refrigeration Equipment while Saving Energy

Berner International

Berner International’s Walk-In Cooler Efficiency Kit, featuring the NSF-approved K–Zone air curtain, makes installing air curtains over cooler doors quick and easy. Berner’s K–Zone air curtain keeps refrigerated air from escaping through Berner International open cooler doors, saving energy and allowing refrigeration equipment to run less.

Ali Group Opens North American Training Center

Ali Group North America opened its North American Training Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. The new building houses separate warewashing and cooking training facilities that foodservice professionals can visit to receive onsite customized and classroom training.

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Convotherm easy touch

BKI CombiKing

New and Improved FE&S iPad app