Foodservice Equipment Repair & Maintenance

Foodservice Equipment Repair & Maintenance offers care and maintenance tips for foodservice equipment to help foodservice professionals extend the service life of equipment as well as guidelines for disposing and replacing units.

How to Know When to Replace Roll-in Refrigerators

Roll-in refrigerators can be an afterthought, since these units are not as interactive as other types of equipment. 

Roll-in Refrigerators Applications

Roll-in refrigerators are typically utilized for prep line storage. 

Maintaining Roll-in Refrigerators

Keeping up with regular maintenance can help extend the service life of roll-in refrigerators. 

Spec Check: Roll-in Refrigerators

Because the application variables will dictate the type of roll-in refrigerator that is best suited for an operation, operators need to keep these in mind when specifying. 

Energy Efficiency and Roll-in Refrigerators

Energy Star-rated roll-in refrigerators offer savings in energy and utility costs. 

Undercounter Warewashers: An Overview

Undercounter dishwashers are typically geared for smaller operations with low volume. These machines are sized to handle between 21 and 55 racks per hour.

How to Know When to Replace Undercounter Warewashers

Undercounter warewashers are one of the most complicated pieces of equipment in the kitchen and should be treated as such.

Undercounter Warewasher Applications

Undercounter warewashers are geared for small to medium volume applications.

Spec Check: Undercounter Warewashers

Because undercounter warewashers incorporate a number of variables, including electricity, water and chemicals, operators need to carefully weigh their options when specifying these units. 

Energy Efficiency and Undercounter Warewashers

The Energy Star rating criteria for undercounter warewashers has been recently updated. 

Consider Planned Maintenance When Budgeting

With the business environment slowly plodding along, a growing number of foodservice operators continue to repair rather than replace their foodservice equipment. In order for this money-saving step to truly benefit the business, however, foodservice operators should invest in planned maintenance for their equipment.