The Specifier: Foodservice Equipment Specification Tips from Casinos and More

The Specifier from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

July 27, 2013

Foodservice Equipment Specification Tips from Casinos

While they may want their customers to roll the dice, so to speak, casinos do exactly the opposite when specifying foodservice equipment. Their approach can best be described as thorough, calculated and effective. In this article, a veteran foodservice design consultant shares 10 characteristics casinos look for when buying foodservice equipment.

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College and University Foodservice: Sophisticated, Convenient, Comfortable and Sustainable by Design

In some respects, college and university foodservice is very much like its peers in the business and industry segment. Both face the challenge of keeping customers on campus and trying to address their need for speed of service in a flexible environment that meets a variety of tastes without compromising food quality. But to remain relevant, today’s college and university foodservice operators need to keep learning and growing, much like the student populations they serve.

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Piezo Switches Ideal for use in Food Service Equipment


SCHURTER’s broad of range of Piezo switches meets seal-tight IP69K and are certified according to the German Statutory Accident Insurance (DGUV) for Hygienic Food Processing Machinery. Switches are rated 1A at 32/48 V AC/DC and have a lifetime of 20 Schurter million operations. Read more.

Fast-Casual Foodservice Continues Growth Spurt

Fast-casual sales increased 13 percent in 2012, and the largest chains — those which each made more than $325 million last year — did even better, growing by 16 percent, according to a Technomic study. Fast-casual restaurants continue to outperform both quick-service and full-service establishments and post strong gains even while the rest of the industry is having a more difficult time.

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PRMC Café, Room Service and Production at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind.

This new 446-bed medical center features a café with multiple stations, 24-hour room service and a production kitchen supporting the entire foodservice operation.

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Draft Beer Quality from Keg to Glass

Micro Matic

Micro Matic USA, Inc., an industry leader in the manufacture and sale of draft beer dispensing systems, providing complete solutions from stadium to corner pub. Constantly Micro Matic seeking new and innovative dispense products to maximize sales and profits from keg beer.

Food Trucks Earn a Prime Parking Spot in Campus Dining

By using flexible equipment to make high-quality, innovative menu items, college foodservice operators continue to take their shows on the road.

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