ThermalRite: Sanisteel antibacterial, slip resistant, pre-coated steel for floors and walls. 2015 Kichen Innovations award winner.
The Specifier - An Essential Resource for E&S Consultants

May 21, 2015

A Systematic Approach to Labor Economics

Foodservice operators can choose from countless ways to manage labor resources. Here consultant Juan Martinez outlines the 10 key attributes any labor management system should have, regardless of how a restaurant approaches this all-important topic.

Collaboration Breeds Success

Foodservice consultants Char Norton, Ray Soucie and Tim Stafford share how despite being in separate locations they were able to work together collaboratively to achieve excellence on a healthcare project.

2015 Facility Design Project of the Year: Beatrix, Chicago

Connected to the Aloft Hotel in Chicago's River North neighborhood, the bustling Beatrix is one of many concepts owned and operated by Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises (LEYE). The restaurant includes a wine bar, coffee bar and small yet highly efficient partially open display kitchen. The kitchen also provides Zoom Service for Aloft's 272 rooms, as well as 400-plus rooms in the adjacent Hyatt Place and Fairfield Suites.


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Micromatic beer dispensing systems

Designer towers from an industry leader in the manufacture of draft beer dispensing systems. We provide integrated solutions; we understand the importance of reliable dispensing and how it impacts draft beer quality, customer satisfaction, and the bottom line.
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Santos Joins Standex Food Service Equipment Group

Standex Food Service Equipment Group appointed Al Santos to the newly created position of director of Canadian sales. In this new role, Santos will work with all Standex brands in serving dealers, consultants and key accounts.

Step Into the Cloud: Foodservice Pros Leverage Technology to Work Collaboratively

Members of the foodservice design project team rarely find themselves working from the same location at the same time. What to do? Step into the cloud where a slew of technological solutions help bring project teams closer together.

How to: Ensure Construction Standards Compliance in Franchise Chains

To date, Which Wich CEO Jeff Sinelli has founded three franchised restaurant chains. At first, he strictly followed his lawyer's advice for enforcing construction and design standards. Then, as he learned more about selling franchises, he began to customize compliance standards to better satisfy franchisee expectations.

Military Foodservice Pros Earn Recognition

The National Restaurant Association Military Foundation recognized nearly one hundred service members during its 2015 Armed Forces Foodservice Awards.

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Choice by Glastender: Underbar Equipment. Better or best, it's your choice.
Foodservice webcast: Energy Efficient Foodservice Equipment from Start to Finish. Learn how to make informed decisions to maximize your energy-efficient foodservice equipment's potential.

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