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The Benefits of Electronic Controls in a Commercial Kitchen

By Pro-Pacific / Mar 07, 2017
  Consistency is key. If there is one thing that every Pacific Northwest foodservice operation strives for, it’s delivering a consistent product again and again. Certain variables in the kitchen often affect the dependable output of menu items such as shift changes and equipment performance. But ...
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Topics: Unified Brands, Pacific Northwest, Groen, Braising Pans, Grocery Stores, Oregon, K-12 Schools, Washington, Food Waste, Healthcare, Colleges and Universities, steam jacketed kettles

How to Cook Chicken in Half the Time

By Pro-Pacific / Feb 27, 2017
  If we told you there's a way to cook rotisserie chicken in half the time, would you be interested? For most delis and groceries across Washington, Oregon, and the Pacific Northwest, the answer seems to be a resounding, "yes."...
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Topics: Alto-Shaam, Rotisseries, Delis, Pacific Northwest, Grocery Stores, Oregon, Washington, Chicken

Choosing the Right Pans and Bakeware for Your Commercial Kitchen

By Pro-Pacific / Feb 14, 2017
When you find the right pans and bakeware for your commercial kitchen, you find equipment that meets a variety of needs. As a leader in the industry, Chicago Metallic offers four distinct lines that will help bring quality commercial bakeware to your operation. But how do you know which line is ...
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Topics: Wade Harris, Chicago Metallic, Bakeware, Kitchen Pans

Press Release: Pro-Pacific Announces Our Newest Employees

By Pro-Pacific / Jan 26, 2017
  Pro-Pacific Agents is pleased to announce the hiring of two new employees, Jeremy Edmondson and Carmen Chamberlin. ...
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Topics: press release, Carmen Chamberlin, Jeremy Edmondson

A Quick Intro to Ventless Rack Conveyor Commercial Dishwashers

By Pro-Pacific / Jan 25, 2017
Commercial dishwashing is an important aspect of any foodservice operation. Like the circulatory system in the human body, warewashing provides the vehicles by which everything moves throughout the operation, from the line to front-of-the-house to the romantic table in the corner and ultimately ...
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Topics: Kitchen Innovation Awards, Champion Dishwashing, NRA Show, Pacific Northwest, Warewashing, Commercial Dishwashing, Rack Conveyor, Ventless

Why a Panini Press Will Change Breakfast Forever

By Pro-Pacific / Jan 17, 2017
It may be called a “breakfast” sandwich, but let’s be honest, breakfast sandwiches can, and should, be eaten any time of the day. They are that good. Breakfast sandwiches are fully customizable. The eggs, cheese, and meat are entirely up to you. So how, you might ask, can breakfast sandwiches ...
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Topics: NEMCO, Pacific Northwest, breakfast sandwich, breakfast, panini press, panini

What Does Commercial Refrigeration Have to Do with Eddie Bauer?

By Pro-Pacific / Dec 19, 2016
Eddie Bauer is one of the country's most popular outdoor apparel makers. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, the company's origin goes all the way back to 1920, when Pacific Northwest outdoorsman, Eddie Bauer, established the company in Seattle. But how far has it come, and what does today's ...
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Topics: Pacific Northwest, Washington, Bellevue, Seattle, Fast-Track, Eddie Bauer, Norlake, Kold Locker, Fineline

The Truth Behind Food Waste

By Pro-Pacific / Nov 22, 2016
Americans throw away a lot of food. In fact, recent reports show we waste almost as much food as we consume. But what are real details and implications of our wasteful food consumption habits?...
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Topics: Food Waste Disposal, Food Waste, Slow Speed Grinder

Q&A with Pro-Pacific Executive Chef Wade Harris

By Pro-Pacific / Nov 02, 2016
Now that you know Pro-Pacific Executive Chef Wade Harris from a previous blog post, we decided to sit down and ask him some important questions about food, the seasons, where we live, and to learn more about Chef Wade himself. Let's take a look in our Q&A with Wade Harris....
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Topics: Pacific Northwest, Wade Harris, Restaurants, Farm-to-Table, Football, Wild Game, Seasonality, Thanksgiving

[Video] How to Make Arepas in a Combi Oven

By Pro-Pacific / Oct 10, 2016
Arepas can be described as a type of open-faced sandwich made with ground corn or masa. They are popular in South American countries like Columbia and Venezuala, with characteristics that can vary in color, size, fillings, and even region....
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Topics: Combitherm Ovens, Alto-Shaam, NRA Show

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