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7 Things You Didn’t Know You Can Make in a Cook and Hold Oven

By Pro-Pacific / Jan 31, 2018
You may already be aware of the benefits of slow heat for cooking proteins. Whether it’s prime rib, chicken, or roasts, Alto-Shaam’s Cook & Hold ovens with Halo Heat technology cook food evenly and gently, reducing food shrink and improving food quality. But while there’s no beating beef ribs or a ...
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Topics: Alto-Shaam, Cook and Hold Ovens

Why (and How) You Should Upgrade Your Dipper-Wells

By Pro-Pacific / Jan 17, 2018
Dipper-wells are often overlooked opportunities. Whether it's a coffee shop, a bar, an ice cream store, or something entirely different, the reality is dipper-wells are much more than just places to store and clean your essential utensils. They're a chance to enhance service while saving money....
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Topics: NEMCO, Food Safety, Dipper-Wells, RinseWell

Five Considerations for Showcasing Your Food Products in a Display or Merchandiser

By Pro-Pacific / Dec 20, 2017
Foodservice display cases and merchandisers are becoming more and more critical to foodservice operations. From establishments that open as delis during the day in order to supplement fine dining at night, to grab-n-go options in hospitals and healthcare facilities, operators are constantly looking ...
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Topics: Merchandisers, Foodservice Displays, Impulse Purchases, Grab-n-Go

An Intro to Homer Laughlin's Most Popular Dinnerware Collections

By Pro-Pacific / Dec 06, 2017
Last month, Pro-Pacific announced our new representation of the Homer Laughlin China Company. As manufacturing giants in the United States and in the worldwide dinnerware space, HLC and their family of companies offer a diverse range of lead-free, commercial dinnerware that meets the demands of ...
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Topics: Farm-to-Table, Homer Laughlin, Dinnerware, Retro, Carolyn, Fiesta

A Quick Look at NotifEye Wireless Temperature Monitoring and Notifications

By Pro-Pacific / Nov 27, 2017
Temperature monitoring can be costly, unreliable, and inconvenient. But if it's not done, it can be the downfall of any foodservice operation....
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Topics: Wade Harris, Cooper Atkins, NotifEye, Temperature Monitoring, HACCP

[NEW LINE ANNOUNCEMENT] Pro-Pacific Introduces Homer Laughlin and Cooper-Atkins Representation in the Pacific Northwest

By Pro-Pacific / Nov 08, 2017
We're growing! And what that means for our customers is greater access to the foodservice equipment that makes a difference in Pacific Northwest foodservice operations. Today, we're happy to announce new lines including Homer Laughlin China and Cooper-Atkins foodservice monitoring equipment....
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Topics: Pacific Northwest, Homer Laughlin, Cooper Atkins, Dinnerware, Food Safety, Monitoring

An Introduction to Induction Cooking Technology

By Pro-Pacific / Oct 26, 2017
Induction cooking is a product of the electromagnetic principles discovered by English scientist, Michael Faraday, in 1831. Today, its applications have made the world of foodservice a lot more efficient and convenient....
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Topics: Pacific Northwest, Wade Harris, Panasonic, Induction

Information About Hamburgers (and How to Make them Better)

By Pro-Pacific / Oct 12, 2017
Burgers are America's most famous food. And though there are as many different origin stories as there are claims on the "best" burger, some of the statistics about hamburgers in the United States are mind blowing....
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Topics: Pacific Northwest, Seattle, Hamburgers, Burgers, countertop cooking, griddle, Portland, Eugene

Why Water Purification Is So Important in Foodservice

By Pro-Pacific / Aug 29, 2017
  Water filtration is an often-overlooked aspect of foodservice equipment. The reality is, however, it shouldn’t be. With our new line, OptiPure, you no longer need to overlook water filtration in your commercial kitchen. Here are some reasons why water filtration is so important to foodservice....
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Topics: Pacific Northwest, Restaurants, Oregon, Washington, coffee, combi-ovens, steamers, ice machines, water purification, optipure

Reviewing the New Aeration Technology from Vitamix

By Pro-Pacific / Aug 15, 2017
In food and beverage, aeration is the process of adding or combining air into other ingredients to give them greater volume, make them lighter, or to evenly distribute some of the flavors. Thanks to new aeration technology from one of the industry's leading names, this process is even easier....
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Topics: Wade Harris, Vitamix, Aerating Container, Cocktails

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