Demo Kitchens – How do they work?

Demo Kitchens – How do they work?

Test Kitchens – Test Drive Appliances before you buy You do not buy a new car without a test drive first, and the same holds for your restaurant’s kitchen equipment. Getting your hands on a product and seeing it in action can relieve any anxiety about...
The Top 5 Challenges Food Truck Owners Face

The Top 5 Challenges Food Truck Owners Face

Even after coming up with a plan for your food truck business and purchasing the ideal equipment for your operation, there’s still a long road ahead and it’s certain to be paved with challenges. Yes, the food truck scene is booming, but this profitable trend...
Gearing up Your Food Truck: Choosing the Right Equipment

Gearing up Your Food Truck: Choosing the Right Equipment

Building a food truck business from the ground up takes serious dedication, time, and planning. Since food trucks are essentially miniature restaurants on wheels, they need to have much of the same supplies and equipment even though they don’t have the space. Though...
Energy Solutions Bi-Annual Customer Care Workshop

Energy Solutions Bi-Annual Customer Care Workshop

The GFEN/NA consortium of the Energy Solutions Center held their bi-annual customer care workshop from August 13 – 15, 2019. The event was held in Minneapolis, MN at CenterPoint Energy’s demonstration kitchen. More than 50 attendees spent 1 1/2 days...
Food Truck vs. Food Cart: The Pros and Cons of Each

Food Truck vs. Food Cart: The Pros and Cons of Each

Though the food truck phenomenon was born out of the 2008 recession that forced many in the culinary industry to turn their struggles into opportunities, the popularity of these mobile restaurants has yet to slow down. Many food trucks and carts have built reputations...
Kitchen Ergonomics

Kitchen Ergonomics

Improving your production and staff efficiency starts with the layout and design of your commercial kitchen. Your kitchen setup affects everything from staff efficiency to utility costs, so you’ll want to take the time to create an effective layout in order for things to operate as smoothly as possible. Utilizing natural gas equipment in your lineup is certain to keep operating costs lower and production at peak performance.

National Chain’s Fryer and Oven Challenge

While at the Piedmont Natural Gas Test Kitchen, we conducted a GFEN test for a national QSR chain headquartered in the southeast. This QSR chain’s signature products are chicken and homemade buttermilk biscuits, which led us to perform fryer and oven tests. In keeping...