Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids is your food equipment partner for a lifetime! Consider us as your old pal, your bestie, your confidant, your BFF, or whatever you prefer to call the people you can depend on forever.
Whether you’re an existing client or looking to form a new relationship for your food equipment sales and service, we’re here to help meet your business needs. Scroll down to see how our relationship can be put to the test!
Food processors help you save time and money – desirable outcomes for all small-business owners. Food processors from Hobart can help you achieve consistent results quickly and efficiently while limiting waste. Whatever the scope of your operation, we have a solution for you.
Check out the different types of food processors from Hobart. As an added bonus, if you visit the link below, you’ll find a tool that will calculate the amount of labor time savings this type of equipment can deliver!
Countertop Continuous-Feed (Pictured Left): Process 11 to 26 pounds per minute
Floor Model Continuous-Feed (Pictured Middle): Process up to 132 pounds of food per minute
Bowl-Style (Pictured Right): Process ingredients fast with less waste and prep time
Hobart Announces 2023 Equipment Grant Winner and 2024 Grant Opportunity
Just last month, Hobart announced the winner of the 2023 Hobart Equipment Grant. The grant was awarded to an Evanston, Illinois-based high school, which was endeavoring to improve its school’s food program. A clear need was presented for an update to its food equipment and Hobart answered the call!
Hobart will offer the 2024 grant program this year. A total of $35,000 in food equipment will be awarded to one school. Click “Read More” for further information.
If you made it to this point in our newsletter, then you care about forming long-term relationships. We do, too, and here’s how we can help.
Did you know that Hobart GR’s team is always available to service your equipment?
Even if it’s a Friday night, our ten local technicians know their expertise may be called upon at any hour of the day or night. If your equipment goes out in the middle of your dinner rush – even on the weekend – give us a call and we’ll address whatever your needs are. We’ll get you back up and running in no time!
Are you ready for the new year ahead? More importantly, is your commercial kitchen ready? Hobart Sales and Service Grand Rapids has you covered with equipment solutions, industry trends, and tips to position you and your team for success all year long. Read on to see how we can help!
The calendar just turned to January, so it’s time to think about where our industry is heading this year. Still caught up in the holidays? Not any more! Check out this post from Lightspeed to learn about trends for the restaurant industry in 2024!
Hobart Sales and Service GR is a family-owned enterprise dedicated to the sales and maintenance of commercial food service equipment for restaurants, bakeries, caterers, grocery stores, and others. Our offerings include service on various kitchen equipment and competitive pricing on a diverse range of Hobart products.
Our family has been proudly serving the greater Grand Rapids and Tri-City areas for decades. We thank our current partners for the opportunity to continue to work together while extending a warm welcome to new clients this year!
From recipes to equipment, Hobart’s got you covered!
Food industry professionals like you face so much stress throughout the holiday season. This year, why not let Hobart help shoulder some of the burden? Whether you’re seeking new flavor twists or efficient equipment to save you time, we’re here for you. Contact us today!
Everyone is in a rush these day, and the holidays make our schedules even busier. If you want to help your customers get in and out in a hurry, consider our HT Self-Service Scale. These compact scales feature touchscreens that make selecting, weighing, and labeling a quick and enjoyable experience.
This month, the holidays are in full swing, so what better a time than now to practice safety while cooking?
Worldwide Food Service Safety Month is an annual designation observed in December. The goals of this month are to focus on keeping food safe as it’s prepared in the service industry, as well as reminding us to be safe and cook properly when we are making our own food at home!
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!
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!
Easy to use and clean
Removable silicon silicon carbide-abrasive disk and Lexan liner
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.
We are so excited to start a new year filled with quality service and equipment. Is your business in need of a service plan for this year? Get ahead of preventative maintenance by connecting with us to see how your kitchen can run smoothly in the new year.
Start fresh with an update to your menu this year! New menus can be amazing for business, enhancing the goals of your business by adding fresh menu items your customers will come in to try. We found an amazing article to share with you about how you can enhance your menu without all the stress! Check out 5 foolproof recipes bound to make your kitchen better than before.
New Years Resolution
Is your kitchen losing money? The easiest strategy to increase your revenue in 2023 is a plan that keeps up with your equipment and reduces the need to replace food equipment. By following a few tips and tricks, like keeping up with your maintenance schedule, your equipment will cause you fewer headaches in the new year. Check out what else you can do to keep your equipment in tip-top shape.
Non-Alcoholic beverage options are trending for 2023. New research has found an increase in interest in “mocktails” and predicts the market to grow to 1.3 billion by 2027. Read more below about the delicious market increase.
All we hear these days is how AI is coming into our workplace, no matter what industry. For the restaurant industry, AI could help more than hurt. Some experts believe that AI can reduce inflation costs that are hurting restaurants. Sounds interesting to us! Read more below to see how 2023 could be the year your business updates its technology.
This month always brings excitement to the restaurant industry in West Michigan. From Restaurant week, going on now, to Thanksgiving later this month. We’re thankful for all of our Hobart family and friends and thank you for the constant support!
Restaurant Industry Performance
The restaurant industry performance is keeping steady through the third quarter of this year. The National Restaurant Association released its September report, sharing the consistency the industry is holding during the second half of the year. This index and others on the website, share interesting statistics about our industry and how it’s changing through the months.
Grand Rapids is growing, again! We love seeing how the city is consistently moving forward and working towards new developments. With that being said, plans have been confirmed for the new 10-story building equipped with over 400 apartments, a large food hall, and multiple retail options. We’re interested to see what fills up the food hall space! Read more about the new development below!
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.
Did you know more and more people are turning to restaurants for to-go meals on Thanksgiving? More than side dishes, they’re looking for the whole kit and caboodle that looks like they made it. No shame in that. Have you tried offering meals to go? Or if not the whole meal, how about the desserts? Adding in some options could gain some added revenue.
Turn the front of house staff into reservations masters in 6 steps –
Create efficient processes for large reservations.