WHAT WE HAVE TO SAY.

Partnering with you means sharing insights that can help drive your business — and Our Take seeks to do just that. Here, we’re giving our view on the latest foodservice trends, operational challenges and the future of the industry. We hope it serves as a resource to help you do your job more efficiently, meet your customers’ needs head on and plan for tomorrow.

How your kitchen equipment can drive your labor efficiency
Posted By Matt Greear

Cartoons of the past always portrayed the future as the epitome of efficiency. The Jetsons, for example, were always the king of automation with their robot maids, conveyor belts and in home food vending machines. And though we’re all still waiting for flying cars that fold into briefcases, the main theme throughout all those distant, futuristic settings was the increase in efficiency.  In today’s fast paced lifestyle and in just about any industry, efficiency is the main goal. The food industry is no exception.

Is your equipment manufacturer committing to YOUR business’ success?
Posted by Ryan Kutter and Todd Hennigan

Your business’ success is so reliant on the choices you make as you begin setting up your restaurant.  The right personnel.  The right food supplier.  The right marketing plan.  The right equipment.  And many of the equipment purchases you make need consideration beyond the product itself.  Asking your potential partners about things like warranty, service network, customer service, training, install and beyond is incredibly important.  Not understanding some of these keys value adds can be the beginning of trouble if you don’t understand what to expect.

Frying 101; Open vs. Pressure
Posted By Chef Ben and Josh Frank, Product Manager

Opening a restaurant is hard.  There are very few guarantees except,  you will be called to make difficult decisions with long term consequences in order to bring you closer to the future for your restaurant you envision.

Improve your guest experience with consistent food quality
Posted By Chef Ben

The dining experience that creates a loyal customer, one that chooses your restaurant when discretionary dollars are being spent, is based largely on the ability to ensure that they are not disappointed by the consistency of the food quality.

Achieving Consistent Food Quality

Discover the procedures, products and programs that can help your operation serve the best with every order.

A New Perspective on Equipment: How Investing in Upgrades Today Is Helping Operators Prepare for Tomorrow

With growing competition and a constant struggle for market share, today’s foodservice operators face more pressures than ever before. You are surrounded by evolving — and sometimes conflicting — corporate initiatives and customer demands, requiring everything from menu expansion and decreased store footprints to more transparency, higher staff wages and much more.

SIX FIGURES. ONE STEP. How Saving Oil Can Have a Major Impact on Profits

You need to stay profitable. But there doesn’t seem to be an easy way to do so—with rising food costs, higher wages and evolving trends and demands, virtually any move you make can have an unintended consequence.

OIL’S SWEET SPOT: How to Get There and Why It’s the Key to Great Flavor

Like many in the world of foodservice, you may assume that cooking oil performance is at its peak when you first start using it — but did you know there is actually a “sweet spot” closer to the middle of oil life?