Hotel foodservice has come a long way from fancy eats and bland room service. As the world sees more opportunities for foodservice, so does the hotel scene. With more casual dining options, free breakfasts and even local partnerships, hotels are taking a page out of the attraction handbook and making their experience an opportunity to upsell....Details
Every year at this time, Technomic releases their findings on the study of menus across the country. Their goal is to gain insight on trends, eating habits, and market penetration of various menu items. Not only are their findings interesting in terms of understanding what consumers want, but they also shine light on areas where businesses may...Details
It’s that time of year again, the high speed ovens are humming, e-cigarette coils are being charged and energy drinks are being carbonated. All that can only mean one thing: the 2017 NACS show is right around the corner! If you’re in the convenience store segment and not heard of the NACS show, I’m pretty sure you must live under a rock! NACS...Details
There’s a lot of talk lately about the death of cinema. With the advent of movie streaming services like video on demand, Netflix, and Hulu, there is a real threat to the movie theatre industry looming. But is it enough to kill cinema all together? Mashable sure seems to think so, but I’d argue otherwise. The cinema has much to offer patrons...Details
Long gone are the days when a casino was just a hall for gambling, having a drink and chain smoking cigarettes. And while you can still do all three of those things at many gaming centers, the entertainment industry has moved far beyond just making profits from alcohol and betting.
Foodservice is one of the most profitable areas of additional...Details
AutoFry is one of the most versatile ventless fryers available on the market. We are the only automatic deep fryer available in four different sizes and with multiple variations of electrical connections. This means we truly do have a machine that will fit just about any size operation.
Because of our wide variety of machine options, it’s...Details
In the last 15 years, foodservice has steadily grown from being something cstores should do, to something they MUST do if they want to remain competitive in the market. Cstores across the nation, both big and small, are revamping their layouts, adding equipment, and remarketing themselves as food destinations. But why now? What’s the big...Details
When it comes to food holidays, August has some of the best celebrations in delicious eats. August 2nd is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, August 20th is National Bacon Lovers Day (my personal favorite!) and the month ends on a high note with National Toasted Marshmallow Day on August 30th. Best of all, the whole month has been declared ...Details
When it comes to making a marketing pitch for the AutoFry, there’s a lot that can be said about our ventless deep fryer. But the one thing that stands out to me most, is the longevity of our equipment. How many pieces of equipment do you know of that have 20+ year lifespans?!
Indeed, AutoFry has been known to outlive businesses in many cases!...Details
Snacks are an increasingly important part of the foodservice world. This was widely evident while attending the 2017 NACUFS National Conference last week. The four day conference for college and university foodservice professionals focused heavily on the growing trends and opportunities in the on campus dining world. One trend we couldn't help...Details