Prepare for the Banquet Season with Hobart!

Banquet Season Preparation

Are you prepared for the banquet season?

Banquet season is arriving soon! We are here to help you prepare for the busy weeks ahead. Count on us for top-notch equipment, repairs, and expert advice to keep your banquets running smoothly. Let’s make this season unforgettable for your guests and stress-free for you. Contact us today!

Product Spotlight

Commercial Peelers

Feeding the masses during Thanksgiving and Christmas banquet dinners requires potatoes – a lot of potatoes. Your employees save time while you save money when you use Hobart potato peelers. And our commercial peelers can handle much more than potatoes!

Key Features

  • Easy to use and clean
  • Simple switches
  • Removable silicon silicon carbide-abrasive disk and Lexan liner
  • Heavy-duty polyester plastic hopper cover
  • Water inlets for thorough washing
  • Various capacities to suit your needs

Hobart News & Tips

We Have Moved!

Although our location has changed, we continue to offer the same great service to Grand Rapids and the Tri-City areas. Please update your address book and continue to stay in touch!

Keep it Fresh this Season!

Maintaining a clean commercial fridge is absolutely vital for the health of our customers, food safety, and efficiency. Here are some quick tips for your team:

1. Clean all shelves and interior surfaces.

2. To cool efficiently (and save you money!), clean condenser coils regularly.

3. Keep an eye on and replace gaskets showing wear and damage.

4. Monitor and adjust temperature settings as needed.

For more detailed cleaning guidance or to schedule a professional service, reach out to us. Let’s keep your kitchen fresh and efficient this season!

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

Hello, October!

Seasonal Restaurant Prep

Prepping your restaurant

for the next season

Getting ready for the busy holiday season may be hard to think about, but it’s October is the best time to do it, and here’s why. Your equipment feels temperature changes just like we do and if it’s not up-to-date on service it could cause you a headache sooner than you think.

Contact us today for service!

Hobart News

New Product!

We are excited to announce the newest addition to Hobart’s spiral mixer lineup! The new HSL130 has a 130-pound capacity, making it a great choice for smaller bakery operations. This amazing new mixer has all of the following features:

  • Electronic controls
  • 20-minute timer with two mixing speeds
  • Bowl guard
  • Double-pulley belt-driven motor
  • Easy-to-clean kneading zone
  • Bowl-pulsing system
  • Bidirectional bowl rotation

Industry Information

Hobart Partnership

Hobart news! Hobart Genuine Parts announced the partnership with Marcone.

Check out more information in the press release below!

Service Technicians and Restaurant Safety

Service technicians play a huge role in your restaurant’s safety. From equipment safety to food safety, you want to ensure that you and your service technician are on the same page! Learn more below.

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

New Season, New Products!

Fall Season Service Checks

Hello Fall!

As we enter into a new season, it’s the perfect time to check in on your equipment. We can support your team with a wide range of services if it’s time for a check-in. Contact us today for service!

Hobart News

New Centerline Mixer

New Product!

Say hello to the Centerline mixer! This new product offers 10 quarts of mixing ability to ensure your kitchen runs as efficiently as possible! Check out more qualities below.

Industry Information

Hobart Partnership

Hobart news! Hobart Genuine Parts announced the partnership with Marcone. Check out more information in the press release below! 

Inflation Reduction Act

Preparation for the Next Generation

It’s important to understand how to keep up with the changes in the industry. One of those ways is to get ready for the next generation. See how your company can grow with the future food service employees. 

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

End of Summer Service Reminder!

Summertime service savings

Wrapping Up Summer

Make the most of August! We’re coming up on the last third of summer, make you’re soaking up as much as you can. Don’t spend time trying to service your equipment, that’s what we’re here for! Give us a call today to check in on your equipment so you can enjoy the closing of summer. 

Food Equipment Tips

Tips and Tricks for Food Prep

Food Prep Savings

Interested to see how your food prep equipment can save you time? Check out this blog! We know it’s essential to be as efficient as you can in the kitchen, that’s why we’re sharing some of our favorite tips and tricks! More below!

Industry Tips

Labor Efficiency

Sometimes, it can be hard to be productive during the summer months. If you or your employees need a little reminder on how essential efficiency is while servicing, check out these 3 tips! You’ll be working better instantly!  

Meat Processor Cleaning

There are many ways to clean your meat processing equipment, but what’s the best way to keep it as new for as long as possible? From scraping individual pieces to taking the equipment apart, there are many ways that you can make sure your meat processor is as clean as possible. 

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

Summer Service Check

Proud Community Member

Chamber of Commerce

It’s always important to be involved in your community. That’s why we’re proud Grand Rapids and Wyoming members of our local chambers and community events. Thank you to these organizations for your support!

Hobart Product News

Save Your Kitchen #2 Winner

Drawing Winner #2

Trulsen and Hobart have announced the second winner of their contest! They are giving equipment to schools that need extra support! Check out the lucky school below!

Community Highlight

Community Growth

Keeping up with your equipment can be a challenge. Check out some tips on how to keep up with your equipment from the masters themselves, the chefs! We’re here to guide you through your maintenance journey if you read something that sparks a question. 

New and Used Equipment

New and Used Food Equipment

Not only do we sell new Hobart equipment, but we also sell used equipment! We know it’s not always the right time to buy new equipment for your kitchen. Contact us today to see what equipment is right for you this season.

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

Hello Summer!

Hobart Logog

Hello Summer!

Summer Service Tips

June means summer is finally here and we’re already halfway through the year! Have you been keeping up on your maintenance? Don’t waste any of the sunshine fixing your equipment! Call us today to check in on your equipment while you enjoy the heat!

Hobart Product News

Equipment for your business

Update Your Weighing and Wrapping Equipment

Looking for new weighing and wrapping equipment? We got you covered! Hobart offers a wide range of different products that are perfect for your kitchen’s specific needs. Give us a call today!

Community Highlight

Community Growth

Two non-profit agricultural farmers have teamed up to two “grow” spaces. The locations will focus on teaching students about the benefits of agriculture while giving them hands-on experience. This is an amazing opportunity to enlighten the next generation while helping those in need in our community.

Hobart Service Plans

Service Contract

Now that summer is here, it’s the perfect time for a service check! Don’t have a service contract with us? Check out our service plans to ensure you’re keeping up with the need of your kitchen!

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

May Maintenance

May Maintenance!

May Maintenance

Hello, May! This time of year is always filled with anticipation, from the blossoming of plants to that little extra feeling of energy. Use some of this excitement to do a thorough check on your equipment. Find an issue? Put in a service request!

Hobart Product News

FreshServe Self Serve Scale

FreshServe™ Self-Serve Scale

Hobart has some new additions! We’re always making advancements to our products. Recently that meant upgrades to our scales. Check out the new FreshServe™ Self-Serve Scale and see how it can make your equipment easy to maintain while supporting your customer’s experience at your store.

Community Highlight

Lunch Break Downtown

Lunch Break Downtown

Need a mid-day break from work? Or looking to spice up your lunch break? Rosa at Rosa is back! Every Thursday starting at noon, there will be food trucks, music, and more to give your brain a break!

Reopen your Kitchen with Us!

Reopening your kitchen can feel overwhelming. That’s what we’re here for! We have all the support you need to get things back up and running. Contact us today to see what we can do for you! In the meantime, you can add these tasks to your to-do list!

1. Remove grease from frying units 

2. Turn on water heaters

3. Turn on gas hookups to equipment 

4. Check for gas leaks 

5. Check HVAC from idling temperatures, clean or replace filter 

6. Remove any remaining grease from frying units and thoroughly clean 

7. Assess any remaining food in walk-in freezers 

8. Check small refrigeration units and freezers and re-sanitize interiors 

9. Flush beer taps 

10. Assess any sealed liquor bottles

Thank You, Teachers!

We wanted to highlight our amazing teachers! Next week is teacher appreciation week, and it’s so important to show our love to the educators of our future peers. For the entire Hobart team, THANK YOU!

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Spring Maintenance on your Commercial Food Equipment is in Full Swing

Sustained Excellence Award

Sustainability is important to us here at Hobart. That’s why we take so much pride in holding the energy star stander for most of our equipment. We’re thrilled that the ITW has received the 2023 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year and we’re continuing to work toward a more energy-efficient world.

What to do in Grand Rapids

Looking for something to do this month? We got you covered. The Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids has opened its incredible butterfly exhibit, featuring 60 different species. Check it out before the end of the month.

Market Growth

The Meat and Poultry Processing Equipment Market is growing! Set to reach $30.5 billion by 2032, Says Global Market Insights Inc, many companies will see great benefits from this growth. Keep an eye out for opportunities to grow your business.

Spring Cleaning Already?

Springing Cleaning Prep!

Yes, spring is right around the corner. That means the days of spring cleaning are almost here. We know it’s hard to keep up on how to clean ALL your food equipment. That’s why our YouTube channel is a great resource for customers like YOU. Check out our channel through the link below to see if you’ve been cleaning your food equipment correctly.

Legacy+ Planetary Mixers

Have you heard about the updates we made to our mixer? Our Hobart Legacy+ planetary mixers are now equipped with the Hobart PLUS system, a combination of our best technology. We’re here to ensure you get the most out of your mixer. Here is what you get with our updated technology:

  • VFDadvantage variable frequency drive
  • Maximum-capacity overheat protection
  • Reinforced planetary shaft system
  • Up to 30% more capacity

And so much more! Check out the article below to see what you’re missing.

Keeping Utility Bills Controlled

Are your utility bills causing you a headache? You may be spending more than you need! Ensuring that your equipment is pulling the correct amount of energy in your kitchen is very important. If you need helpful tips or a set of reminders for your employees, check out what this article suggests!

Commercial food equipment service plan

Finding the right coverage can feel overwhelming. We’re here to make it a little easier on you. Check out the blog post below to see what plan fits your kitchen the best. Didn’t find what you were looking for? Give us a call and we can give you a hand.

Warming Up The Winter Months

Bring warmth to your kitchen this winter

There’s nothing worse than having equipment issues during a holiday rush. Don’t worry! Hobart has you covered. Any day, any holiday, feel free to contact us for emergency maintenance!

Valentine’s Day Menu Upgrades

Are you trying to find something new to try this Valentine’s Day? Look to the masters! These chefs shared what they’re cooking this holiday! From seafood to the famous cheese boards there are so many ways to try something new.

125 Year Hobart Equipment Contest Winner

Congratulations to our Hobart 125-year contest winner! We are thrilled to see how this company uses its winnings to improve its community. We’re honored to work for a company that supports the communities they serve.

Check out more details below!

Custom Sinks

Warm up this winter season by getting a new custom sink for your kitchen! There’s a wide variety of options that can work for any kitchen. Have questions about what one might be right for you? Call us today to answer any of your questions and get you ready for the next step toward efficiency. Ready to get your new equipment? We’ll connect you with our sister store, LFED, to get started.