Questioning Labor Repair Rate "Deals," Mixer Service Tips, Food Safety and More

Service Insights

September 6, 2016

Labor Rates: Cheaper Isn’t Always Better, or Even Cheaper

It’s natural for businesses to seek out the best possible deal from the companies they work with. When it comes to kitchen equipment repair, though, operators should understand that a lower labor rate — even a significantly lower one — often doesn’t equal the best deal.

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Service Tips: Mixers

With customers demanding higher quality from nearly every foodservice operation, many restaurants now prepare more of their foods in-house. Many have incorporated mixers into their processes to make desserts, sauces and other items. Here are a few basic tips to keeping a mixer in good working order.

Up Food Safety Efforts During September Food Safety Month

With flu season upon us and norovirus stories continuing to pop up in news, National Food Safety Month in September helps refocus food safety efforts.

FE&S Forecast 2017: Stuck in Neutral

Operators may be somewhat cruising in neutral, but their budget forecasts for equipment and supplies still shows some growth. Dig in to all the numbers with this overview – today’s purchases translate to tomorrow’s service needs.

Moffat USA Adds Jimmy Droter as Eastern Regional Sales Manager

Jimmy Droter was named Moffat USA’s new eastern regional sales manager. His foodservice industry experience includes time at G.E.T Enterprise and Advantage Waypoint, in addition to operating his own catering business.

Cleaning and Maintenance Tips for High-Speed Ovens

Because the majority of high-speed ovens are utilized in areas visible to customers, it’s important to keep up the appearance of this equipment. Along with keeping the exterior and interior clean, operators should follow proper maintenance procedures to minimize service issues and downtime.

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