We recently had a real treat: an opportunity to stay at one of the hotels in the area. Being a supplier to the restaurant business, we can’t help but notice how people run their bars, restaurants, and other food service areas.
Since it was a trip for pleasure, we didn’t ask for a tour behind the scenes. What we did notice, however, was that on the Friday night that we went to the hotel bar, he was the busiest man in the house. He was taking care of folks for the playoff games, fielding questions from patrons, and simultaneously mixing drinks. Another thing we noticed was that there was a huge pile of glasses piling up in his 3-area undercounter sink.Read moreor
A few days ago, I spent some time visiting a friend who was tending bar at a small, downtown pub. While it was nice to catch up, I was still keen to observe the place, noting what type of restaurant equipment was being used (a couple of back bar coolers, one from True, one from Beverage Air, a Hoshizaki ice machine and ice storage bin, and an ice well were all noted if you were interested.) While all of these fine products are available at Ice Machines Plus, I was more concerned with whatwas missing from the bar – a quality undercounter glass washer.
When the bartender began washing glasses by hand in the three bay sink, she put on disposable latex gloves – something I found to be a bit odd. When I inquired, she noted that the hot water and chemicals in the water wreck her hands, causing them to crack, drying them out, aRead moreor