Solar Power for the Commercial Kitchen

Posted on April 18, 2014
restaurant sunlight

With the rising cost of non-renewable fuels, it may be time to consider alternative methods to powering your kitchen. Solar kitchens around the world already run entirely off solar power, including one in India that can produce up to 38,500 meals a day using solar energy alone. Could this be a smart investment for your kitchen too?

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5 Tips for a Profitable Easter Brunch

Posted on April 17, 2014
brunch

Easter, like most other holidays, is a time for families to gather and feast. It's also a time for respite from fasting, traveling and possibly chauffeuring children to and from recitals. This year, give your customers something to look forward to with an Easter brunch that covers all the necessary bases: attentive service, cocktails and festively fun special touches.

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Creating an Eco-Restaurant

Posted on April 17, 2014
JG Domestic Restaurant

A July 2012 QSR Magazine article reported on a Subway franchise in Kokomo, Indiana that is so eco-friendly, it will pay for itself in two and a half years. This restaurant put a lot of planning, purchasing and effort towards electronic controls that include an HVAC system that can auto-detect occupancy levels and adjust the thermostat accordingly, programmable light switches and daylight sensors.

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Serving Sustainable Seafood in Your Restaurant

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Over 70 percent of the world's fish supply is either over fished or wiped out. This staggering number will only get worse without proper attention, and the restaurant industry can help! Learn more about serving sustainable seafood in your restaurant here...

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How to Create a Beer Garden in Your Bar or Restaurant

How to Create a Beer Garden

Beer gardens came about in the 18th century as the result of one of life’s happiest accidents. German beer brewers began planting gardens on their rooftops because they found it to be an effective method for keeping the temperature cool enough for their brews to ferment. Soon, some of the more enterprising brewers found it profitable to begin serving beer in those gardens, and the concept has been booming ever since.

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