Storage & Handling Equipment

Maintenance of Back Bar Refrigeration

Proper maintenance of back bar refrigeration is critical to helping this piece of foodservice equipment have a long and productive service life.

Back Bar Refrigerators' Energy Efficient Attributes

Underbar Refrigeration

When looking at traditional bar operations, meaning those that primarily serve liquor to customers, refrigeration generally comes in three basic forms: back bar, bottle coolers and mug chillers.

Energy Efficiency and Ice Machines

Ice machines are part of most foodservice operations, helping staff keep food at safe temperatures, and cooling drinks. And recently ice has renewed its appeal as operators are using it as an ingredient to expand their beverage programs to include smoothies, iced coffee drinks and more.

Refrigerated Display Cases: An Overview

Refrigerated display cases are available in a variety of configurations with a wide range of options and refrigeration system choices.

How to Know When to Replace a Refrigerated Display Case

Refrigerated display cases can last for many years when properly maintained. Yet, there are signs that signify a unit needs to be replaced.

Refrigerated Display Case Applications

Foodservice operators can use refrigerated display cases in a variety of front and back of the house applications.

Maintaining a Refrigerated Display Case

Although maintaining refrigerated display cases is not complicated, there are a number of cleaning and maintenance protocols that can help extend the unit's service life and ensure maximum energy efficiency.

How to Specify a Refrigerated Display Case

Refrigerated display cases offer both closed and open air units for a variety of uses. Operators need to weigh the energy usage versus the convenience factor when deciding on which type is best. Here are a number of factors foodservice operators and their supply chain partners should consider when specifying these units.

Energy Efficiency and Refrigerated Display Cases

Closed refrigerated display cases are Energy Star rated, and all units offer a number of options that can help increase energy efficiency.

Open Refrigerated Display Cases

Foodservice operators use open refrigerated display cases to sell a variety of food and beverage items that must remain cool but not frozen. Examples of products these display cases can house include pre-packaged items such as salads and sandwiches and beverages.

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