‘Espresso’ yourself

‘Espresso’ yourself It just might be espresso. It’s estimated that over the next five years, authentic espresso could become the next high demand beverage in the channel. The problem with introducing this energy booster in the past was keeping labor under control while still producing a quality beverage. Boyd Coffee’s new 1-2-3 Espresso> machine, which

Space Savvy

Hoshizaki America Inc. introduces Tempguard Self-Contained Worktop Freezers. Tempguard Worktop Freezers have a high-efficiency cartridge-style refrigeration system designed with a large capacity condenser and evaporator resulting in lower overall power consumption. The cabinet door perimeter heater provides condensation controlin high-humidity environments and is equipped with a back-up heater in addition to the primary heater. The

Dynamic Display

Alto-Shaam Inc.’s SC-36/2 Heated Countertop Display Unit is a free-standing, hot food merchandiser designed for the high visibility of hot packaged foods. Its compact design is just 36″ wide, fitting easily in most countertop layouts. Thermal-kinetic glass technology provides two evenly heated display surfaces, holding packaged foods at safe temperatures to offer quality holding on

Shure Thing

Shure Manufacturing Corp.’s Shuresafe Deal Trays are designed as an efficient pass-thru system when installed in a countertop with a wall below and a glass security window above. Model #670094 has a stationary base with a sliding stainless steel tray and features perfect economical security solution for cashier windows or other high-risk areas. Model #670100

Self-Assembled Storage

  Walls + Forms Inc. offers a ready-to-assemble commercial grade counter. With no bolts or screws needed, even a novice can assemble these units; the only tool needed is a rubber mallet, which is provided with the counter. Thanks to its slot-fit design, each panel has tabs that fit snuggly into the base, deck and

Follett keeps Rainy Lake on ice

Follett keeps Rainy Lake on ice One might think the last thing an operator in northern Minnesota would worry about is not having enough ice, but it’s a big concern for Steve Lindberg, co-owner of Rainy Lake One Stop (International Falls, MN). Seven years ago, he and his wife Nora purchased the existing store, which

Ready to Repair

Ready Products introduces the new Retract-A-Bit Mini Self-Storing Screwdriver System that features bits which can be changed with the push of a button. Because the bits are integral to the screwdriver, they can never be lost. Simply select the desired bit and slide its button into place. A locking collar ensures its stability during use;

Frosty Profits

Gold Medal Products’ Sno Master Sno-Kone Machine features a new design that fixes the ice hopper directly to the motor. This gives the shaver head more stability, so it does not twist or bend. The unit also features hinged doors, a lighted cabinet and bold, attention getting graphics. The footprint of the Sno Masteris 15″

Cool and Simple

  Hoshizaki KMD Modular Series Ice Makers fit on beverage dispensers producing crystal-clear, individual cubes on its patented stainless steel double-sided ice making surface, which will never chip, flake or peel, yielding more ice than competitive units. Its vertical position of the evaporator allows ice to form on both sides, doubling the ice production. The

Free to Fry

Frymaster Dean continues to lead the industry with innovative designs that meet customers’ changing needs. The new Frymaster Application Series combines an open pot and tube fryer in the same cabinet and shares a common filter. Frymaster and Deancontinue to “Fit the Way You Fry” with high performance, low maintenance and innovative designs to lead

Built masterfully

Built masterfully Master-Bilt, a manufacturer of commercial refrigeration systems, introduces an innovative reverse-cycle process into its new and existing product lines. Adding a reverse-cycle valve to the condensing unit reverses the direction of refrigerant flow during defrosts when automatically activated by the Master Controller system. The process uses less energy than electric defrost heaters, resulting

Now You’re Cooking

Wisco Industries Inc. introduces the first major improvement in the “time tested” pizza oven that has been the standard for frozen pizza in the snack food industry. The new digital control with two temperature settings is especially designed to do “Original” crusts as well as the now popular rising dough crusts. A larger opening accommodates thicker-crust

Generating Confidence

  Generac Power Systems introduces its new line of automatic standby generators. Thenew QT Series models, ranging in output from 15 to 150 kilowatts, have been designed specifically for commercial applications. All QT models feature sound attenuated enclosures to ensure quiet operation, as well as interior cooling fans and air passageways for maximum cooling effectiveness

Space Saver

  The Serenity Series Cubelet Ice Machine, FS-1001 MLH-C, produces up to 830-pounds of ice per 24 hours and exclusively features a space saving design. The pump down cycle allows for more efficient start up; it is environmentally friendly and is a low-cost service. Service ability is convenient because technicians can access the ice machine

Self-servicing stride

Building on a long tradition of manufacturing reliable, secure and trusted ATMs, Tranax Technologies Inc. has created the first in a new line of non-cash dispensing kiosks. Incorporating many of the features found on a standard retail ATM, the new Tranax kiosk delivers the functionality to support a wide range of applications, including bill payment,

Display Appeal

Federal Industries presents the new Counter Top Self-Serve Hot Display Case. Designed with impulse sales in mind, this specialty merchandiser features modern styling with easy access to a wide variety of products. The Counter Top Self-Serve Hot Display Case combines attractive curved glass, an adjustable shelf, removable sliding rear doors and a lighted display shelf

Hands-Free Convenience

  KZCO adds the I-OpenR to its automated product line. KZCO’s patented I-OpenR allows for hands-free disposal through an automated swinging door availablefor installation in a wide variety of trash bins. The I-OpenR provides retailers with a cleaner, more efficient facility by reducing embarrassing spills and subsequent cleanup. The I-OpenR includes an LED trash level “smart

Chill Out

  Master-Bilt introduces the Master-Chill MCR series, a new roll-in blast chiller. The MCRSeries blast chiller features two sizes: the MCR-200 accommodates a single pan rack; and the MCR-400 accommodates two pan racks. Both units are offered a seither roll-in or pass-through. In addition, the blast chiller now offers afield-reversible door, which in addition to being

Sweet Seating

Leisure Craft introduces a new line of tables. Designers choice of round, square, oval or other shapes are available. The recent acquisitions of some high-tech cutting and forming machinery allow Leisure Craft to custom fabricate tables out of metal with an eye on design. Personalization and special designs permits the customer to get more for

Countertop Frying

Autofry, the top-selling line of ventless and automated deep frying systems is proud to introduce the MTI-40C—-the worlds first ventless, fully-enclosed and automated dual basket counter-top deep fryer. The MTI-40C is capable of producing up to 100 pounds ofproduct per hour. Ventless and fully enclosed, the Autofry Model MTI-40C has a high product capacity in

Savor The Flavor

There is an easy way to maintain food temperature in your c-store. Hatco Corp.offers the Flav-R-Savor Low Profile Holding Cabinet, built only 31-7/8″high to specifically fit beneath work counters. This easy-tomaneuver cabinetis versatile, accommodating up to six full-size sheet pans on 3″ centers,11 fullsize sheet pans on 1″ centers or 12 2″ deep food pans.

The Heat Is On

  The Vollrath Co.’s new Cayenne Heat Strips boast remarkably even and precise heat dispersion thanks to the unique heating and reflector design. Cayenne Heat Strips offer low, medium and high wattage units to ensure maximum performance at the desired operating height. Heat Strips are available in three styles: Cord and Plug, Hard Wired or

The Curtain Reveals…

  Hatco Corp.’s Flav-R-Savor Heated Air Curtain Cabinet utilizes a patent-pending heated air curtain in lieu of a door, allowing for fast access to food products. Available in two-and three-pan models, with and without humidity, the Heated Air Curtain Cabinet effectively and safely keeps food hot. Nozzles at the top of the cabinet opening force

Flash Cooker

Smokaroma introduces the new Instant Burger cooker. Utilizing direct energy transfer, the Instant Burger cooks two hamburgers, chicken filets, sausage patties or hot dogs in 25 seconds. Produce sandwiches as fast as you can prep the buns. The meat temperature reaches over 180 degrees. No hood, venting oradditional labor needed. The product only uses energy

Espresso Yourself

  Franke Coffee Systems has improved the milk through put of its Sinfonia 1-Step model and increased the milk storage capacity with an under-counter refrigerator version. As a result, the Sinfonia 1-Step is one of the fastest and most customizable super automatic espresso machines. The improved system produces 20-ounce drinks 20 to 30 seconds faster

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