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Supplier Consolidation, Prototype Kitchens at Minneapolis Schools, Forward-Thinking Sustainability Campus and More

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August 18, 2016

Sushi Garage Shows its Work

Thoughtful design emphasizes the craftsmanship of the food at Miami eatery serving up traditional Japanese fare.

Is Supplier Consolidation Good or Bad?

Rapid consolidation in the foodservice equipment and supplies industry makes one wonder: If this keeps going on, will there only be one equipment supplier left standing? Consultant Juan Martinez offers perspective on the topic.


For 90 years, customers have slammed the door in our face.

Micro Matic beer tower

Kason hardware has opened and closed more walk-in doors than any other company in America. When the walk-in door you close swings shut smoothly and securely – we’re proud. Slam the door on inefficiency and heat loss. Do what every walk-in OEM manufacturer does: choose Kason.Kason Logo

Dinnerware 101: Menu Impacts Dinnerware Style

A variety of dinnerware materials provide operators ample options.

Facility Design Project of the Month: Minneapolis Public Schools

A prototype kitchen and servery at a Minneapolis elementary and high school set the standard and allow fresh food to become the star of the show.

Green Case Study: Falk School of Sustainability at Chatham University

From farmland to an epicenter for sustainable education, Chatham University’s year-old Eden Hall Campus in the North Hills of Pittsburgh serves as the LEED Platinum-certified, sustainable setting for the Falk School of Sustainability, which continues to recruit the next generation of change-seekers.

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2016 Food Safety Webcast. Tuesday, September 27, one PM Central. During this FREE webcast our panel of experts will take an in-depth look at how to address some of the most pressing food safety issues of the day. Click to register.
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