Jon Bowerman

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This Is the Only Stainless Steel Cookware Certified by the American Culinary Federation

April 09, 2019

If you're looking for performance, reliability, and longevity in your commercial kitchen, Thermalloy stainless steel cookware should certainly be a consideration. One of the country's biggest culinary organizations agrees.

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Why We Hate Unstable Restaurant Tables

March 12, 2019

There's nothing worse than waiting 30 minutes to an hour for that coveted brunch table, only to sit down and have your coffee spill onto the face of your phone. Why did it happen? Because the table was wobbly. Apparently the packets of Sweet 'n Low slid out from underneath the table leg.

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A Quick Look at the Eco-Friendly Straw Trend

February 22, 2019

Over the last six to nine months, we've witnessed one of the fastest-growing trends we've ever seen in food and beverage. There wasn't a lot of time between the first mentions of the #stopsucking and #gostrawless campaigns until the time when New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut foodservice operators began to use plastic straw alternatives.

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An Intro to Boos Blocks Commercial Cutting Boards

January 22, 2019

 

Taking a walk through the Boos Blocks woods, so to speak, can lead to the discovery of a whole range of game-changing solutions. After all, whenever we see that "BooS" branded into the side of a wooden butcher block, all we can think of is quality. But why?

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Congratulations to Sandra Kravetz and Kim Lehr for Their TotalFoodService Recognition

January 21, 2019

 

Congratulations to Sandra Kravetz and Kim Lehr-McKeown for their recent recognition in the TotalFoodService 2019 Top Women in Metro New York Foodservice & Hospitality edition. The edition, presented by the Women's Foodservice Forum, is the result of a year in Tri-State foodservice that was largely driven by women.

Here are the spotlights on Sandra and Kim:

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Comparing Nu-Foam Sanitizing Tablets with Other Alternative Cleaners

December 19, 2018

 

Ever order a beer, have that beer arrive in front of you, and see grease marks all over the side? What about a glass of wine? Ever order a pre-meal Chardonnay and see lipstick marks on the glass? Not pleasant, huh?

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Serving Vero Water Delivers Sustainability and Profitability While Increasing Guest Satisfaction

November 26, 2018

From hotels to restaurants, water is the first thing guests order when they sit down to any meal. Just as with all food, people have their tastes and preferences when it comes to water. Sparkling or still? Tap or bottled?

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Holiday Party Checklist: How to Provide a Better Service

November 02, 2018

Yes, it's early November. Yes, in some department stores, holiday displays have been out for more than a month. It's also time to start thinking about holiday office parties and winter-themed celebrations. Yes, we have a checklist to help you make the most of your service, but first some basics. 

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The Importance of a Clean Beer Glass

September 20, 2018

Beer is profit. In fact, in many restaurants and foodservice operations, the bar and beverage program is the most profitable aspect of the entire business. But what does this have to do with clean glasses? It all comes down to foam, waste, and the quality of beer.

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How to Cook for Thousands of People at Munich's Oktoberfest

August 29, 2018

Oktoberfest is right around the corner. Celebrations and fall festivals are just about to heat up in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Many of these events draw inspiration from the German version, so let's take a close look at some of the cooking equipment at one of the world's largest food and beverage events.

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