Labor Costs On The Rise

Entrepreneurs and franchisees have a hefty list of non-negotiable business expenses.  It is imperative to buy supplies, carry insurance, write checks for rent and also pay the inevitable tax bill. The average restaurant or food service establishment spends 20%-30% on labor costs. Business owners are reporting the cost of labor is exceeding the cost of [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|Automation|0 Comments

Meat Slicers…the distant cousin of Soft Serve and Shake Machines

Anyone that has ever correctly cleaned a meat slicer, soft serve machine or shake machine can tell you it is a time consuming and difficult process. Correctly cleaning this family of equipment requires restaurant employees to fully disassemble, clean and sanitize the machine.  Ensuring that all bacteria is killed or removed. The FDA requires: -Meat Slicers must [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|Food Safety|0 Comments

Part 3: Food Safety in Kitchens

Heath professionals could play an important role in addressing health concerns by better educating their patients on frequently ignored and often unknown proper food safety techniques that could help to avoid their current health concerns. Adding endpoint cooking temperatures in recipes and educational materials are helpful cues to action for the consumer. Recipe HACCP (Hazard [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Food Safety|0 Comments