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Foodservice operators can use scales in a variety of applications.

Commercial slicers are workhorses for any foodservice operation. 

With more restaurants focusing on freshly prepared rather than pre-cut ingredients, slicers have become more prevalent in the back of house.

Ignacio Goris, principal at Miami-based labor management solutions firm Labor Guru, says slicing takes time, but cleanup takes longer.

Local health codes mandate the size of commercial kitchen prep sinks a foodservice operation require. This includes the number and size of bowls, water levels, backsplash heights and drain board sizes.

Operators need to determine how staff will use the blender, the necessary speed for those applications and how it will fit within the workstation.