Gas Use in the Commercial Foodservice Industry
Nominate your favorite natural gas kitchen appliance for the 2018 Blue Flame Award!
The Blue Flame Award is awarded to companies who have designed and manufactured natural gas appliances that have proved to improve effeciencey and innovation in the commercial kitchen.
How we help foodservice operators improve productivity
The Gas Foodservice Equipment Network’s goal is to help foodservice operators improve productivity, efficiency, and profitability. More than a million buildings in North America contain some type of commercial or institutional foodservice including restaurants, bars, fast food chains, cafeterias, hotels, motels, long term care, institutional operations, etc. Clean-burning natural gas-fired products offer commercial foodservice customers comfort, ambiance, and convenience. A variety of natural gas-fired appliances are used in today’s commercial kitchens. Over 100 manufacturers are producing more than 600 models of gas-fired kitchen appliances alone. An additional 100+ manufacturers produce natural gas fired technologies that are used outside of the kitchen for things such as HVAC, humidity control, water heating, power generation, gas lights/torches, patio heaters, fireplaces/fire pits and booster water heaters. This variety of gas-fired appliances and technologies offers a great opportunity foodservice operators to improve operations, save energy, improve customer comfort, etc.