Why Do We Love Chili So Much?

Posted by Pace Reps on Feb 21, 2020 10:41:31 AM

Who doesn't love a good bowl of chili on a chilly night? That's where it gets its name, right? You've got the sautéed onions and peppers, the browned meat, the aroma of spices climbing out of the pot and steaming up the windows -- all of these things contribute to one of America's best-loved dishes.

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Topics: Pace Reps, trends, RATIONAL

What Is a Blixer?

Posted by Pace Reps on Jan 3, 2020 9:49:54 AM

Robot-Coupe has come up with another ingenious piece of equipment that simplifies several tasks in a commercial kitchen. Ideal for use in restaurants, hotels, nursing care facilities, day care centers and hospitals, the Blixer combines the features of a bowl type food processor and a blender/mixer, ultimately allowing for the production of incredibly smooth and homogenized menu items.

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Topics: food processing, Robot Coupe

The Top 2020 Foodservice Trends by Operation Type

Posted by Pace Reps on Dec 20, 2019 2:54:49 PM

Innovative menus, ingredients bursting with health and flavor, value, and sustainability supported by leading edge technology are high on the list of trends that will shape the food service industry in 2020.

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Topics: school nutrition, trends, hospitality, c-stores, delivery

A Simple Breakdown of Arctic’s Walk-In Refrigerators and Freezers

Posted by Pace Reps on Dec 5, 2019 3:00:47 PM

Walk-in refrigeration systems are a critical part of most food service operations’ food safety, food storage, and overall operational efficiency. Pace Reps is pleased to offer walk-in refrigerators and freezers from Arctic, which in turn offers three different series of products, each providing a different list of benefits to the customer.

Let's take a quick look at how these three options differ and the benefits offered by each.

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Topics: refrigeration, Arctic

What Separates the Victory UltraSpec Series from the Competition?

Posted by Pace Reps on Nov 26, 2019 2:13:22 PM

When it comes to foodservice in today’s environment, it’s important for units to be user-friendly, durable, and low maintenance. Labor shortages often demand this, as we want to make it as easy as possible for interchanging staff. Victory’s UltraSpec Series commercial refrigeration takes this into consideration and more.

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Topics: refrigeration, Victory, HACCP

3 C-Store Trends and Some Equipment That Supports Them

Posted by Pace Reps on Oct 22, 2019 10:50:04 AM

Last year, convenience stores saw inside sales grow for a record-breaking 16th year in a row. Think about that. Sixteen years of consecutive growth, regardless of what's happening with the economy or food and beverage trends as a whole.

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Topics: Star, Wells, c-stores

A Ventless Cooking Solutions Primer Part 1

Posted by Pace Reps on Oct 10, 2019 10:40:01 AM

Ventless cooking is one of the most important and one of the hottest developments in foodservice for a variety of reasons. Whether the challenge is a lack of space or a lack of funds, ventless cooking equipment can be a great way for foodservice operators to do more with less.

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Topics: Wells, ventless, Evo, griddles

Why You Should Up Your Hospitality and Luxury Suite Beverage Game Today

Posted by Pace Reps on Oct 4, 2019 2:04:55 PM

Beverages, whether alcoholic or non-alcoholic, are at the heart of the foodservice industry. While beverage menus may not display as prominently as food menus, bar and beverage is often the real profit hub of foodservice operations.

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Topics: U-Line, hospitality, beverages

Equipment and Supplies for Successful Food Concessions

Posted by Pace Reps on Sep 20, 2019 2:10:43 PM

Adding everyone's favorite foods to your concession stand, special event, or other foodservice operation could mean a big spike in sales. Between fall fairs and the start of football and basketball seasons, customers love indulging in hot dogs, hamburgers, funnel cakes, popcorn, and cold drinks, and with the right equipment, it's easier to provide those satisfying choices.

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Topics: APW Wyott, Star, Wells, ventless, concessions

[K-12 Success Story] The Transformation of Eighth Street Middle School

Posted by Pace Reps on Sep 10, 2019 1:06:50 PM

When the Tift County Board of Education approved a $2 million renovation for the Eighth Street Middle School, a cafeteria makeover was a large part of those plans.

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Topics: school nutrition, LTI