Interested to see how the pandemic has affected the seafood distribution industry? When the pandemic hit in 2020, it caused processors to look more locally for their seafood and changed their sourcing methods. Recognizing the challenge this posed to the industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released information about their MDARD grant. This grant will “cover costs for workplace safety measures, retrofitting facilities, transportation, worker housing, medical, and market pivots” processors struggled with during the first two years of the pandemic. Learn more below!
As we enter the last full month of summer, make sure you’re getting in all your favorite summer foods, like burgers. Nothing better than a perfectly ground burger in the summer heat. Are you taking proper care of your meat grinder to ensure the perfect texture for your patty? Check out our YouTube video below to see if your kitchen is on the right track.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
New Service Technology To keep you and your staff safe!When you have an issue with your equipment we’re here, but now more than ever. With complete transparency, seamless communication and improved customer satisfaction. Hobart Service utilizes visual intelligence to help you make better, more informed decisions when it comes to maintaining your facility complete with photos and videos.
As some small, or ‘Hallmark Holidays’, are around the corner we love this time of year. Since people will be out in the next couple of weekends and dining why not use your menus or promotions to your advantage? 71% of Americans planned to dine out for the holiday, according to a previous OpenTable survey, while most of them report they are currently making reservations around lunch time when they get the chance in the upcoming week. Weather your books are looking a little little light, or you’re already over booked what are your plans for the night of?
We’ve always found that setting goals can be 2-fold, we start out cheery and optimistic, but in second quarter if things aren’t going perfect it’s hard to stay positive. Well, after years of experience of running a local business we do know one thing, reliability is our number one priority and how we measure our success year-to-year.
That’s just it, how do you measure your success? Is it revenue, new menu items, how quickly you can serve a client, or maybe employee retention? All of these are key performance indicators that can very in the industry, but is our suggestion to consider when placing your 2020 goals.
Stay Ahead of the Game:
Let your equipment tell you when it needs to be serviced, with Wireless Sensor Technology