Foodservice Equipment Repair & Maintenance offers care and maintenance tips for foodservice equipment to help foodservice professionals extend the service life of equipment as well as guidelines for disposing and replacing units.
In response to the slower-than-expected business climate, foodservice operators can look to their service agents for ways to lower operating costs.
Food processors expedite preparation of fruit, vegetables and other ingredients, saving time and labor, while enhancing productivity and consistency.
When properly maintained, food processors can last seven to 10 years. However, there are issues that indicate replacement may be necessary.
Unlike other types of foodservice equipment, food processors have sealed motors and require minimal maintenance. Yet, there are steps operators should take to maximize the unit's service life.
Because there are varying types of food processors, operators need to become familiar with the different capabilities and uses. There are many considerations when specifying these units.
Ice machines are part of most foodservice operations, helping staff keep food at safe temperatures, and cooling drinks. And recently ice has renewed its appeal as operators are using it as an ingredient to expand their beverage programs to include smoothies, iced coffee drinks and more.
Because of their versatile nature, food processors are often considered a cornerstone of any commercial kitchen's preparation activities. Not only does this equipment allow operators to efficiently and consistently prepare vegetables, fruit and a wide range of menu items, but food processors are key to saving prep time and labor.