403-923-2270 Prices in Canadian Dollars
403-923-2270 Prices in Canadian Dollars
403-923-2270 Prices in Canadian Dollars
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Good Handling, Sanitation and Work Safety Guidelines

In any industry that deals with food, following proper work safety, sanitation, and food handling procedures is crucial to maintaining the quality and safety of the items you serve as well as the health and wellbeing of your staff and clients. The following are important rules to abide by: Personal Cleanliness: Before beginning any task that could contaminate their hands, such as handling raw food or using the restroom, employees should always wash their hands thoroughly with soap and warm water. Managing and Storing Food: Tongs and cutting boards for raw and cooked food should be kept apart. Food should be stored at the right temperature to prevent bacteria from growing. Put perishables in the refrigerator right away. Food should be covered to prevent contamination. Sort stock so that older things are used first. Instead of thawing frozen goods at room temperature, use a refrigerator or cold running water. Sanitation and Cleaning: Make sure that all surfaces, tools, and utensils
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Pumpkin Cream Pie in a Chocolate Crust Recipe

Pumpkin pie is a classic and delicious treat for Halloween or the fall season. Here is a unique twist on the classic pumpkin pie recipe: recipe & picture by: Pumpkin Cream Pie in a Chocolate Crust Recipe - Melissa Clark ( Ingredients 8 ounces chocolate wafer cookies (33 cookies) 1 stick unsalted butter (melted) 2 tablespoons sugar 1 pure pumpkin puree (5-ounce can) ¾ cup heavy cream 2 eggs (large) 1 tablespoon bourbon (brandy or apple cider) ½ cup light brown sugar (packed) 1 teaspoon fresh ginger (finely grated peeled) 1 ½ teaspoons ground ginger 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon fine sea salt ¼ teaspoon nutmeg (grated) ⅛ teaspoon allspice (ground) 1 cup crème fraîche ½ cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons confectioners sugar Chocolate curls (see Note for garnish) Directions Make the crust In a food processor, pulse the cookies until finely ground. Transfer to a medium bowl and add the

Batch This Apple and Bourbon Cocktail Recipe to Spice Up Fall Parties

Apple lovers, this one is for you. recipe & picture by: Apple Brandy Cocktail ( Bourbon and apples are a combination made in heaven, and this delicious cocktail enhances the flavor of apples even more. The aroma of fresh apple pie permeates this cozy, autumnal bourbon drink made with sweet apple brandy, tart apple cider, and cinnamon syrup. The Bushels & Barrels cocktail can be served cold over ice or warmed up slightly over the stovetop or in a slow cooker for a comforting late-autumn drink. Make Ahead This apple brandy cocktail can be made up to 5 days in advance and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Ingredients 2 cups apple cider (such as Red Jacket Orchards) 1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) bourbon (such as Four Roses) 1/2 cup (4 ounces) apple brandy (such as Laird’s) 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from 3 large lemons) 1/2 cup cinnamon syrup (such as Monin)
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Crucial Restaurant Supplies in Calgary: Creating a Successful Environment

Restaurant proprietors and business owners can find great success in Calgary, which is well-known for its vibrant food scene and diverse culinary environment. Having the appropriate commercial restaurant equipment in Calgary is crucial to your foodservice business, regardless of whether you're building a brand-new eatery or remodeling an old one. The need for great eating experiences is constantly rising, whether one is in one of the lovely neighborhoods or the busy streets of downtown. We'll look at the essential restaurant supplies in this blog to make sure your business succeeds in this cutthroat industry. Industry Refrigeration: Any restaurant's foundation is built on dependable commercial refrigeration equipment. Maintaining the proper temperature for perishable goods and beverages is essential in Calgary due to its year-round temperature fluctuations. To keep your ingredients fresh, spend money on freezers, reach-in refrigerators, and walk-in coolers. Food safety is ensured and waste is decreased with proper refrigeration. Cooking Utensils: The food
Dixell Controller on Atosa Commercial Freezer

Quick Guide to Atosa Commercial Refrigerators Dixell Controllers

In today's fast-paced restaurant industry, maintaining precise control over temperature is crucial for ensuring the quality and safety of your ingredients. Atosa commercial refrigerators equipped with Dixell controllers offer advanced temperature management features that empower you to keep your ingredients in their optimal condition. In this guide, we will walk you through the essential steps for setting and controlling temperatures using the Dixell controllers on your Atosa commercial refrigerators and freezers. Whether you're a seasoned chef or a restaurant owner, mastering these controls will help you enhance the efficiency and performance of your refrigeration units. Let’s begin. Please note that your new food equipment has been calibrated, configured, and tested at the factory. If you wish to adjust these settings, we recommend consulting your dealer to ensure that any changes do not compromise your warranty. Setting Temperature on Commercial Freezers or Fridges with Dixell Controllers Static temperatures are the simplest way to ensure your
Beef stew

Dutch Oven Classic Beef Stew Recipe

Autumn is a great time to try out new recipes and enjoy the earthy, rich aromas of the season. There are lots of delectable options throughout the fall, whether you're preparing food for a get-together with family, a special supper at home, or simply to appreciate the seasonal foods. Nothing beats a chilly fall or winter day when you return home to a pot of this comforting stew simmering... Dutch Oven Classic Beef Stew recipe & picture by: Classic Dutch Oven Beef Stew Recipe ( Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds boneless chuck roast, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, quartered 2 cups sliced red onion (from 1 red onion) 3 medium carrots, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces 6 garlic cloves, smashed 1 cup dry red wine 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 1/2 cups beef stock, divided 1
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How to be Noticed in the Foodservice Industry

The food service sector is characterized by intense rivalry and picky consumers in an ever-changing environment. Not only must you provide outstanding food, but you must also stand out from the competition if you want to succeed in this competitive industry. Having the appropriate culinary equipment is one of the essential qualities that can help you stand out. In this blog, we'll look at how having the appropriate tools can help you stand out in the food service sector. 1. Embrace Innovation: The food service sector's lifeblood is innovation. You may offer distinctive and intriguing menu items that leave a lasting impact on your clients by investing in cutting-edge commercial kitchen equipment. Innovation sets you apart and keeps your consumers coming back for more, whether it is sous-vide cooking devices for precise cooking or high-speed ovens for speedy service. 2. Prioritize Quality and Consistency: In the restaurant and food service industry, quality is inalienable. For
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Equipment Many Restauranteurs Say They Cannot Operate Without

Modern restaurants rely intensely on the right tools to optimize everyday business, whether a commercial ice cube maker or quality grills. But have you ever considered which equipment many say they simply cannot do without in a busy kitchen? Today, we investigate the most crucial equipment in commercial kitchens. Commercial Ice-Making Machine Commercial ice-making machines are easily among the most used appliances in the restaurant business and are certainly a crucial item. Every restaurant serves drinks, and there are few beverages you would serve without ice. However, there are many different ice-making machines, so which make the cut? Here’s a list of features the ice machine should have: Large ice bin capacity High volume daily ice production, based on how much ice you think you would need on the hottest day. Water filtration to make sure the ice cubes are clean and taste fresh. Bonus points if you can easily access these water
Food display with salads and drinks

The Latest Innovations and Trends in the World of Food Display

Food is about so much more than taste. Over the last few decades, many more people have realized how important presentation and display are for food sales - especially now that self-service options are on the rise and more food service locations offer some ready-made or grab-and-go options. Finding the right commercial restaurant equipment to capitalize on these trends is important—but what does the public expect to see today? Trends change continually, but here's a look at the latest innovations in display that food service providers should consider when setting up their locations. Micro Markets Continue to Grow in Popularity More food service establishments are adopting increasing levels of self-service functionality. Micro market displays are an excellent example of this trend. These spaces include refrigerated display cases featuring food, beverages and sometimes even fresh products. The combination of all these options creates a micro market. The refrigerated cases provide many opportunities for creating
Commercial Kitchen Under counter Freezer with flour and pans on top

Maximize Efficiency Correctly with Your Under Counter Freezer

Under-counter freezers and similar commercial coolers provide bustling kitchens with many ways to optimize workflow. But with so many types of under-counter freezers available, how do you choose the right one, and even then, which steps do you take to make the most out of the device? Today we are looking into how these freezers can add tremendous quality of life to the workforce in the kitchen and how simple it is to gain maximum benefit from it. We will also add some further optimization tips and advise you on where you can buy the right freezer for your kitchen. Let’s dive right in. Fast Kitchen Optimization with Your Under-Counter Freezer As any owner of a restaurant or café knows, small efficiency increases add up and make for a much more functional kitchen at the end of the day. Something as simple as not having to walk to the other side of the kitchen
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