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The Abbreviated Guide to Ventless Foodservice Equipment

By Pro-Pacific / Oct 19, 2018
Ventless cooking is gaining in popularity for a variety of reasons....
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Topics: NEMCO, Alto-Shaam, vector, combi-ovens, Combitherm Ovens, Rotisseries, Cook and Hold Ovens, Panasonic, steamers, Champion Dishwashing, Ventless, panini press, panini

Here's Alto-Shaam's New Line of Blast Chillers

By Pro-Pacific / Jun 19, 2018
Why consider blast chillers? They rapidly cool food products through the danger zone to reduce the risk of contamination. They can reduce labor requirements with innovative designs and interfaces. They can help foodservice operations throughout the Pacific Northwest maintain proper reporting ...
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Topics: Alto-Shaam, blast chillers, HACCP, Food Safety

This Oven Just Won a Kitchen Innovation Award at the 2018 National Restaurant Association Show

By Pro-Pacific / May 24, 2018
The Alto-Shaam Vector F Series Multi-Cook Oven just won a Kitchen Innovation Award at the 2018 National Restaurant Association show. But before we delve into the benefits of the F Series, let's review what makes the Vector oven special in the first place....
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Topics: Alto-Shaam, vector, NRA Show

Made in the USA: Why Pro-Pacific Proudly Represents American Products

By Pro-Pacific / Apr 18, 2018
“Born in the U.S.A.” is one of Bruce Springsteen’s biggest hits. And while The Boss may not have written that song about foodservice manufacturers, it certainly applies to the equipment we represent at Pro-Pacific....
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Topics: Randell, Unified Brands, Vitamix, Alto-Shaam, Avtec, Champion Dishwashing, Groen, Power Soak, optipure, Proluxe, T&S Brass, Oliver, Imperial, Norlake, NEMCO, MFG Tray, Homer Laughlin, Federal, Eagle Group, Cooper Atkins, Cold Zone, Chicago Metallic

Planning Ahead for Your 2018-19 K-12 School Foodservice Operation

By Pro-Pacific / Mar 02, 2018
As we look toward the end of the current school year, that means planning for the following year is beginning. Whether you're a newer school looking for some minor upgrades to enhance the student dining experience or you're an older school cafeteria ready for a complete renovation, Pro-Pacific has ...
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Topics: Randell, Unified Brands, K-12 Schools, Alto-Shaam, combi-ovens, Heated Holding, Cook and Hold Ovens, Champion Dishwashing, Warewashing, Groen, steam jacketed kettles, HACCP, NotifEye, Cooper Atkins, Norlake, Vitamix, Ranserve

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

How the Alto-Shaam Vector Oven Can Save You Time and Money

By Pro-Pacific / Jul 05, 2017
In foodservice, sometimes quality can be sacrificed for time. But what if you could get the same results, in a shorter period of time, while maintaining the integrity of your food? Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? With the Vector Oven from Alto-Shaam, it doesn’t have to be....
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Topics: Alto-Shaam, vector, Convection Ovens, menus, ovens, Pacific Northwest

How the Alto-Shaam Vector Oven is Changing Cooking in the Pacific Northwest

By Pro-Pacific / May 24, 2017
In foodservice, time is money. Operators, chefs, and staff look for every opportunity to save time cooking, while maintaining a high-quality that their customers and guest come to expect from every dish. Efficiency is often one of the biggest challenges faced in foodservice, and now there’s a piece ...
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Topics: Alto-Shaam, vector, Convection Ovens, menus, ovens, Pacific Northwest

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, Grocery Stores, Delis, Washington, Oregon, Pacific Northwest, Chicken

[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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