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.

Energy Efficiency and Grills

There is no Energy Star rating for grills, since this equipment is not designed for energy efficiency.

Beverage Dispensers: An Overview

Beverage dispensers come in a variety of categories and can handle such liquids as soft drinks, juice, milk and even coffee. Here is an overview of this foodservice equipment segment.

How to Know When to Replace a Beverage Dispenser

Beverage dispensers are a capital piece of equipment that offer a service life of between seven and 10 years on average.

Beverage Dispenser Applications

Beverage dispensers serve double duty, providing various types of drinks, dispensing ice and serving as a merchandising tool.

Maintaining a Beverage Dispenser

It's important to follow cleaning procedures on a regular basis or the quality and taste of beverages may be compromised.

Spec Check: Beverage Dispensers

Underestimating the beverage dispenser size needed and not allocating enough space for the unit are common specifying mistakes.

Energy Efficiency and Beverage Dispensers

Beverage dispensers do not have high energy quotients, yet there has been an increased focus on developing units with lower energy consumption.

When to Replace: Energy Efficiency and Heated Merchandisers

Technological advancements have improved the energy efficiency of these units.

Preventative Maintenance Can Be Key to a Successful Summer

The increased temperatures and bump in summer business can cause trouble with refrigeration equipment but it doesn't have to. 

CFESA's Maintenance Tips for Refrigeration

No commercial kitchen can survive without refrigeration. It allows operators to safely store thousands of dollars' worth of product and prep food in anticipation of high volume periods.

Energy Efficiency and Heated Merchandisers

Technological advancements have improved the energy efficiency of these units.