Storage & Handling Equipment

Browse our articles on storage and handling equipment and find primers on a wide variety of specific product categories, including articles on how to specify, when to replace products and much more. 

Refrigerated Prep Table Applications

Refrigerated prep tables are used to prepare and store ingredients for menu items and are a key piece of equipment for production.

How to Know When to Replace a Refrigerated Prep Table

When taken care of properly, refrigerated prep tables can provide many years of service. Yet, there are signs that may indicate the unit has reached the end of its service life.

Signs Back Bar Refrigeration Needs to be Replaced

While back bar refrigeration can last up to 20 years or more if maintained right, these units do offer a few telltale signs that they need to be replaced.

Maintenance of Back Bar Refrigeration

Proper maintenance of back bar refrigeration is critical to helping this piece of foodservice equipment have a long and productive service life.

Back Bar Refrigerators' Energy Efficient Attributes

Underbar Refrigeration

When looking at traditional bar operations, meaning those that primarily serve liquor to customers, refrigeration generally comes in three basic forms: back bar, bottle coolers and mug chillers.

Energy Efficiency and Ice Machines

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.

Refrigerated Display Cases: An Overview

Refrigerated display cases are available in a variety of configurations with a wide range of options and refrigeration system choices.

How to Know When to Replace a Refrigerated Display Case

Refrigerated display cases can last for many years when properly maintained. Yet, there are signs that signify a unit needs to be replaced.

Refrigerated Display Case Applications

Foodservice operators can use refrigerated display cases in a variety of front and back of the house applications.

Maintaining a Refrigerated Display Case

Although maintaining refrigerated display cases is not complicated, there are a number of cleaning and maintenance protocols that can help extend the unit's service life and ensure maximum energy efficiency.