May Maintenance Highlights!

May Maintenance

Spring is in full bloom and at Hobart, that means checking in on your equipment. It’s important to make sure your service check is completed to ensure your kitchen runs efficiently this Spring.

Hobart Grand Rapids 125 Years

Celebrating 125 Years!

This July, Hobart is celebrating 125 of service and premium restaurant equipment. As we’re getting closer to the date, we have some exciting events to share with you very soon!

Stay tuned!

Green Spring Flavors

Looking to add something fresh to the spring menu? Linked below is an article listing 30 recipes that are bound to be a favorite on your menu. Some of our favorites that were highlighted were:

  • Simple Celery Soup
  • French Potato Salad
  • Fennel Asparagus Salad

What else is trending for Spring menus? We predict that fresh greens, protein-enriched grains, and fresh upgrades to your favorites like pasta salad and creamy pasta! Check out the article below to get some inspiration!

7 Restaurants Trends for Spring 2022

In the restaurant industry, it’s important to know how other companies are developing their business to connect with their customers better. That’s why we’re consistently looking at trends so your business stays in the game. What’s expected from restaurants this Spring?

  • Labor-saving technology becoming more and more apparent in the food industry, and it doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere.
  • The simplification of our menus is due to limitations in the supply chain.
  • Continuing to give into the growth of the plant-based product options.

Hobart Is Celebrating 125 Years!

Celebrating 125 Years!

This year, Hobart is celebrating 125 of service and premium restaurant equipment. We’re looking forward to celebrating all year long!

Stay tuned!

This April, Hobart GR is proud to announce our sponsorship to the GRand Taco competition. This competition highlights local West Michigan restaurants and artists.

Restaurants have the chance to say they have the BEST taco, and bragging rights as such, for an entire year!

Think you have the best taco in GR? It’s not too late to register!

Check out the website linked below for more information!

Olga Kitchen has recently announced their support for women in business by launching a grant in coordination with Women’s History month. They are granting up to $10,000 to a Michigan based business owner who identifies as a women.

1. Be living in the US

2. Identify as a woman

3. Business must be located in Michigan

4. Provide a personal statement demonstrating financial need

5. Must provide a formal Business Plan

The Importance of Spring Cleaning

Do you wonder why it’s so important to clean your equipment? For some kitchen essentials, like your dishwasher, it increases the life of your equipment. Routine cleaning ensures your dishwasher is running properly to increase the quality of the cleaning process. Don’t forget about your wash and rinse arm!

Spring Cleaning Tips by Hobart Grand Rapids

Happy Employee Appreciation Day!

Hobart Grand Rapids, MI

Happy Employee Appreciation Day!

We are grateful for our amazing team that works to create an environment we’re proud of.

Spring Maintenance

March means Spring cleaning, if you need a refresher on what should be maintained, we have a breakdown for you.

Or maybe you need to a reminder of how to clean all your commercial food equipment correctly? Either way, we’ve got you covered.

Industry News

There’s no question about the repercussions that COVID has created towards the worker crisis. It seems like now, everyone can use a helping hand. How can you get more applications for the new job opening?

In a recent report about this crisis, specifically in the restaurant industry, it was found that 49% of employers turned to social media to seek out workers. As well, 57% of restaurants reported offering benefits to make the job more attractive. Think about adding these tactics to your hiring strategy.

Spring Menu Trends

Spring Menu Trends by Hobart Grand Rapids
Looking to change up your menu for the coming season? There are a few trends that have made their way into the commercial food industry that can help your business stay in the game. Mainly, whole foods are taking over the industry. There is a huge focus right now on plant-based and whole-food items. From plant-based seafood to creamy vegan ice cream, the plants are taking over the spring menu.

Now Servicing Kalamazoo and Battle Creek!

Hobart Service areas - Battle Creek and Kalamazoo

Extending Service Locations!

Service now available in

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek!

February Service Check

Servicing from Grand Rapids, Saginaw, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek and MORE .

We’re expanding our Commercial Food Equipment services here at Hobart. In order to ensure every business has access to the service they need, we have expanded to the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo area. Now is the perfect time to have our team check in on your equipment. Call today to schedule your appointment.

Valent-ICE Sculpture

World of Winter is happening right now in Grand Rapids. This year at Hobart, we’re sponsoring the Valent-ICE event happening February 11th at 12:00 PM and 18th at 1:00 PM. This event showcases dozens of ice sculptures throughout the downtown Grand Rapids area. Looking for more information? Click the link below!

Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids, MI - World of Winter

Dishwasher Cleaning Tips

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2022 Preventive Maintenance

Food Equipment Maintenance

New Year Maintenance

Start the year off right by checking in on your equipment.

Start the year off with a service check.

There’s no better way to go into the new year than knowing your equipment is in top shape. You can achieve this by contacting our team to come in for a service check! Add keeping up on preventive maintenance to your business goals this year to ensure the life of your equipment. Ready to place a service call? Click the link below!

A Clean Start

The new year is a perfect time to start fresh! Nothing’s better than clean equipment that you know is working right. At Hobart, we understand you want to do the cleaning job done right the first time. Check out this video below, and so much more on our YouTube channel, to see if you’re cleaning your dishwasher correctly.

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Holiday Preventive Maintenance

Service Contracts Sign up for your 2022 service contract and get your 13th month free!
Service Contracts

Sign up for your 2022 service contract and get your 13th month free!

Holiday Dining

Who’s doing what with outdoor dining this season?

It’s always interesting to see what kind of creative ways restaurants get people to indulge in the outdoor dining scene. Not only that, but sometimes it’s necessary to get out of the house. Interested to see how some other restaurants are getting people to eat and drink by the fire and heaters? Check out the link below.

End of the year cleaning?

Going into the new year with a clean kitchen is primary for a fresh start. Thinking you’ll wait for a little longer? Take a look below the check out why it’s so important to stay on top of it.

Restaurant Week Sponsors, Means Discounts for YOU!

15% off of a service contract

Here to Support

We give our support to the restaurants of West Michigan, and that means if you participate in Restaurant Week this November, you are eligible to receive 15% off of a service contract.

Fall FavoritesWelcome to October! Fall is in full swing. What does that mean to you? Fresh apples from orchards, blooming colors on falling leaves, and our favorite – the rich taste of fall recipes!Looking for a place to source local apples?Moelkers Orchard and Farmers Market, Versluis Orchards and Robinette’s Apple Haus and winery are some of our favorite spots.

Apple Cobbler
We think this would look great on your Fall menu! Apple Cobbler that no one can resist during a brisk October Sunday.

Restaurant Week Sponsors, Means Discounts for YOU!


Here to Support

We give our support to the restaurants of the Grand Rapids area. All restaurants that participate in RWGR 2021 are eligible to receive a 15% discount off of a service contract.

Restaurant Relief

Michigan to Invest Millions into Businesses.

  • Up to 20,000 in grants towards:
    • Mortgage
    • Rent
    • Taxes
    • Payroll
    • Operating expenses
  • 25 million for small businesses with less than 9 employees
  • 125 million for businesses that did not qualify for other incentives
  • 75 million towards startups that help the community thrive

Get the full details here!

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Check these off your to do list!

Back to School Check List:

Has your lunchroom equipment been collecting dust this Summer? Or maybe it’s been since Winter 2020?! Be sure to check these to do’s off you’re list before the bell rings.

Restaurant Equipment Repair Grand Rapids, MI

Need some help on a budget? Our YouTube channel has some DIY tips.