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.

Belshaw Parts and Equipment Discounts

Doughnuts for Everyone!

In honor of ‘National Doughnut Day’, June 4, Hobart Grand Rapids is offering 15% off Belshaw Parts and Equipment the ENTIRE month of June.


Restaurant owners – with the new guidelines in place for reopening, the Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association has been working hard on their reopening guide.

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Do you ‘like’ us?

We’re grateful for our Facebook and Instagram followers, so Hobart Grand Rapids is offering 15% off on convection oven service the ENTIRE month of May.



SBA Restaurant Revitalization
Restaurant owners – the SBA is offering relief for restaurants!If you have experienced pandemic-related revenue loss and are in one of these businesses you could get relief!RestaurantFood stands, food trucks, food cartsCaterersBars, saloons, lounges, tavernsSnack and nonalcoholic beverage barsBakeries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)Brewpubs, tasting rooms, taprooms (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)Breweries and/or microbreweries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)Wineries and distilleries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)Inns (onsite sales of food and beverage to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)Licensed facilities or premises of a beverage alcohol producer where the public may taste, sample, or purchase productsGet the full details here!

National Beer Day Celebration!

Cheers to National Beer Day!

In celebration of National Beer Day, April 7th, Hobart Grand Rapids is offering 15% off service and parts for the ENTIRE month of April.


Brewery Savings

Hobart is proud to be a family owned business operating in Beer City USA! We want to support you – by providing you the best service possible, when you need it. 

Cheers to our brewers, breweries, and all their staff!

Need some guidance? Use our remote service assistance by sending a picture.


On the menu this month!

Unexpected take on Easter Favorites!

Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out!

Dishwasher Savings

It takes a lot of planning to do what you do in the restaurant industry. From ordering food, prep work, scheduling and the never ending hurdles – planning is a big part of it. If you’ve been limiting your menu to-go or you’re preparing to open back up in some capacity, your equipment needs to be monitored. Check our re-opening guide before you open your doors again.

Need some guidance? Use our remote service assistance by sending a picture.

Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids, MI Restaurant Supply Store - March 2021 Free Dishwasher Inspection and Parts Discounts Standing Dishwasher
Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids, MI Restaurant Supply Store – March 2021 Free Dishwasher Inspection and Parts Discounts Standing Dishwasher

What’s on the Menu This Month? The corned beef hash recipe that’ll have your guests asking for ‘more’!


What’s Better than National Pizza Day?

Pizza Month is ON

Like we needed another reason to enjoy pizza, but we’ll take it! Today is national pizza day so we’re giving you discounts on mixer maintenance all month! 

Even if you’re not in the pizza business you can still celebrate by utilizing the mixer maintenance discount. Place a service call through February 28, 2021 to receive the discount.

Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids, MI Restaurant Supply Store - Mixer Predictive Maintenance Promo

New Year, New Mood

Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids MI Restaurant Supply Store - Supporting Restaurants
Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids MI Restaurant Supply Store – Supporting Restaurants

Moving Forward

Cheers to a new year, a new start and help on the horizon! While there are a lot of unknowns, we’re pushing forward. 

Like you, we’ve been reading a lot about what to expect in the upcoming year and how customers will respond to the changes as more things open up. Here’s a great read! Our favorite take away – everyone is used to ordering online and communicating with businesses online, that’s not going anywhere; continue to push all of your efforts online.


Too Good To Resist

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Celebrating in a new way

We know, it’s been a tough year and we get it.  We strive to be your resource and help you the best way we can.  Online shopping is at an all time high – including small business gift cards!  Year over year online spending is up 40%.


Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids MI Restaurant Supply Store - Local Search Google My Business

People search for ‘restaurant gift cards’ up 195% month over month, data based on Google search from 2019.  This year numbers are already higher than that.  People are shopping smarter and sooner this year so make sure you’re putting your customers in the know… thanks social media!


Holiday Expectations

Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids MI Restaurant Supply Store - Transforming Takeout Tips
Take-out in a different light
People want to support their local restaurants now more than ever!  Even if you’re not planning on doing a typical holiday gift card promotion – get $5 for yourself for every $50 you spend on gift cards – still promote gift card sales NOW!

This season may not be your number one choice of how your food is being enjoyed, but the takeout creativity we’ve seen lately is certainly impressive!

Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids MI Restaurant Supply Store - Let Customers Know You're Open

Let your customers know NOW how they can support you!  Preordering their Thanksgiving and Holiday meals will look different, but you can still be with them.  
REMINDER: When sending out pre-ordering emails etc. remind them to bring a cooler to transport meals and keep them warm!

Be Prepared

Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids MI Restaurant Supply Store - ROI for 2020 4th Quarter

A Little …..

… goes a long way.

When it comes to staffing it can be hard, but what are most employees saying they value now more than ever?  TRUST.

We appreciate our employees, just like you do, and do whatever it takes to make them comfortable and successful.  Success this year means everyone keeping safe – that’s another reason we’ve teamed up with XOi Technology to keep your staff and our staff safe.
How does XOi work?  It is a remote service assistant that allows you to send us a picture of your equipment that needs to be repaired to limit in person contact.