Top 5 Questions about Ice Machines

Posted on June 3, 2014
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Many of you savvy shoppers know the secret to getting the best ice machine for your restaurant is in asking as many questions as possible. After all, buying a new ice machine is an important purchase! We've rounded up the top five frequently asked questions about ice machines and have the answers from the product experts at FSW after the jump.

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How to Start an Organic Restaurant

Posted on June 2, 2014
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There are boundless reasons to start an organic restaurant in these eco-friendly times. Perhaps you value the concept of naturally-grown greens and hormone-free animal products. Maybe you find importance in spreading wellness and good health. Or perhaps you've finally realized that people will pay through the nose for organic products and want a piece of that sweet, sweet pie. Regardless of the reason, with social and political attention tuned to organic eating, now is as good a time as any to make your dream a reality.

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Deal Reminder: Free Shipping Lasts Until 5/31/14!

Posted on May 27, 2014
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At FSW, we believe free shipping should last more than a weekend. Yes, Memorial Day was yesterday. All that means is that you can still take advantage of huge savings and wear white was yesterday. When your order meets or exceeds $299, we'll give you free shipping. But hurry, this slice of American pie won't last forever! Place your order by May 31 to take advantage of this great deal...

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How to Price Alcoholic Beverages in Your Bar or Restaurant

Posted on May 13, 2014
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Learning how to price alcoholic beverages in your bar or restaurant involves finding a calculated balance between profit and customer satisfaction. On one hand, you want to gain the most profit for your business, but on the other, you need to retain value for the customer's dollar. This balance includes many factors including beverage cost and overhead. Let's dive in and get down to the nuts and bolts of how to find the best beverage cost for your business.

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7 Places Staff Commonly Miss while Cleaning Restaurant Kitchens

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The easiest way to keep all of your equipment working in tip-top form is to clean it, and clean it often. There are the obvious hot spots to wipe down, but there are many more that are missed. Keep food poisoning, equipment breakdowns and unsightly work areas out of your business with this comprehensive checklist of seven places staff commonly miss while cleaning restaurant kitchens.

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