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.
With operator budgets remaining tight due to a variety of economic factors, the temptation remains to buy used or lesser-known foodservice equipment in order to save a few bucks. Here are a few tips to help foodservice operators tell the good opportunities from the bad.
Grills have heat sources located below the cooking grate and food, and as the protein's fat drips onto the heat source it vaporizes to create a char broiled flavor.
Grills represent an integral piece of cooking equipment in many operations, as these units handle the preparation of high-priced meats, protein and fish.
Grills come in a variety of sizes and types that are geared for a wide range of menu items. Operators need to carefully weigh their options when specifying these units.
Beverage dispensers come in a variety of categories and can handle such liquids as soft drinks, juice, milk and even coffee. Here is an overview of this foodservice equipment segment.
Beverage dispensers are a capital piece of equipment that offer a service life of between seven and 10 years on average.