As we put 2016 in the rear view mirror and accelerate into 2017, there are several sources mentioning trends to watch in the upcoming year. While it’s not possible to be all things to all consumers, we’d like to tee up the following ‘food for thought’ for operators considering the design process for remodels, renovations […]
TriMark R.W. Smith’s Design & Build Division is excited to announce that their latest project, Los Angeles Valley College Monarch Center, has received a prestigious DBIA Award under the Educational Facilities category. This is the fifth such honor for TriMark R.W. Smith. The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is the ‘only organization that defines, teaches […]
How can I incorporate versatility in my equipment lineup? This is a question we hear regularly from foodservice establishments regarding their commercial kitchen layout. A professional chef likely will say his or her most versatile piece of equipment is the tilt skillet or tilt braising pan.
Tilt skillet or tilting skillets cook large quantities of food […]
Introduced 15 years ago, high speed (or rapid cook) ovens are still at the top of the list for operators due to their versatility and quickness. Commonly used for finishing and reheating various food items, these units can cook 4 to 10 times faster than conventional ovens, contingent on technology and type. There are several […]
The PizzaRev-olution has made its debut in Thousand Oaks, with one of their newest Southern California locations. This new pizza joint empowers customers to ‘Craft Their Own’ custom personal pizza, using the freshest ingredients and PizzaRev’s homemade pizza dough. Pick your dough, sauce, cheese and toppings to create the perfect combination. Choose between original or […]
Food safety has been a critical topic in the foodservice industry, most especially in the kitchens of healthcare facilities. Hospitals patients have vulnerable immune systems and can be impacted by food-borne illnesses more intensely than the average healthy person. To ensure safe meal service, train your staff to pay close attention to kitchen operations from […]
Competition between healthcare facilities is on the rise. Both patient and staff satisfaction is necessary to keep your operation moving forward. Happy employees mean you’ll attract the best talent, which will then draw more patients. And with patients come their families, sometimes spending weeks or months in the hospital. Where does foodservice fit into all […]
The equipment used in a commercial kitchen is often thought of as reliable and able to handle high-volume use. However, kitchen production can come to a halt if a piece of equipment unexpectedly shuts down. To avoid malfunctions and to keep your operation running smoothly, proper equipment care and maintenance are essential.
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The Gardens Casino is no stranger to Southern California locals. Opening in 1997, this 24/7 card club started out providing a fun, chance-taking atmosphere with only 5 gaming tables in a trailer. The casino is now a 200,000+ square foot state-of-the-art facility with many more tables, a 2nd floor event and dining space, an extensive […]
Food safety must be a top priority in every commercial kitchen and dining room. Failing to pass a health inspection or having customers become sick with foodborne illnesses can have devastating effects. Below are valuable tips on restaurant food safety to keep your staff and patrons healthy.
Front of House
Ensure staff is properly sanitizing dining […]