Category: Equipment Tips

What is a Rethermalizer?

The food rethermalizer is an excellent way to use frozen foods in a busy commercial kitchen, without risking undue bacterial growth from improper warming methods. In appearance, this equipment can be pretty similar to other kinds of kitchen cooking equipment, but it has its own very specific uses. Let’s talk …

How to Meal Prep & Best Containers to Use

In today’s busy world, meal prepping is extremely important to many home chefs and commercial cooks in a variety of restaurant and foodservice operations. Nearly everyone wants the convenience that meal prep offers. How to Get Started Meal prepping has an essential set of steps that are important for beginners. …

Everything Clean and Looking Good: Your Restaurant Cleaning Checklist

Cleanliness and sanitation are really fundamental to keeping your restaurant operating well. Having a restaurant cleaning checklist is the ultimate preparation for a health inspector. Here’s your commercial kitchen cleaning checklist that will contribute to your restaurant’s success. Back Of House Cleaning Checklist A lot of the daily, weekly, and …

Essential School Kitchen Equipment and How to Manage It

When you’re building a school kitchen supplies and equipment list to furnish your school facility, there are quite a few things to consider. A school cafeteria equipment list should include a number of key pieces of machinery and workstation appliances, as well as an adequate volume of utensils, disposables, and …

Hacks to Maximizing Your Meat Slicer

A meat slicer (or deli slicer) can be a great asset for a food service business. But making the most of your equipment work requires some special types of cleaning and maintenance and basic knowledge about how to use a meat slicer. Here’s what’s important about using a meat slicer …

How to Create a Remarkable Restaurant Ambiance

Most restaurant owners would agree that it’s important to set the right tone by creating a good ambiance in a restaurant space. But what does that mean? Restaurant ambiance is a pinnacle of good business design. When it comes to how to create ambiance in a restaurant, having the right …

Wood vs. Plastic Cutting Boards: What to Use & When

When it comes to professional and high-quality cooking, the surfaces that you cut on with your knives make a lot of difference. So how about it? Should you go with wood cutting boards, or a plastic cutting board set? What about bamboo and other materials? In discussing wood vs. plastic …

Chefs’ Toys Extended Product Warranty Offerings

We stand behind our products and especially our customers. We want you to feel comfortable knowing your equipment is protected. One of the many great things about ordering from Chefs’ Toys is our partnership with Mulberry for best-in-class protection plans that make a big difference in how you equip your …