Prep Equipment

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Q&A with Andy D’Amico, founding chef/partner of 5 Napkin Burger, with locations in New York City and Boston

Here, George Loredo, service manager at PROTEX Restaurant Services Inc. in Corpus Christi, Texas, details the necessary cleaning and maintenance tasks for proofers.

Immersion blenders, or stick mixers, come in several different sizes and types. Keep in mind the longer the shaft, the more stress will be put on the components. That means sizing represents a key consideration with this equipment.

A variety of foodservice operators — including restaurants, bakeries and pizzerias — use countertop mixers to prepare dressing, sauce, batter, dough and other items from scratch.

Consultant Q&A with Tracy Taraski, manager of design services, The Bigelow Cos. Inc., Kansas City, Mo. 

Service Agent Q&A with Jim Mucher, service agent, Commercial Appliance Service Inc., Sacramento, Calif.