Some may make it look easy, but opening a restaurant is a huge and daunting task. From choosing the right theme to picking out the right equipment, everything needs to be spot on or customers can easily go to the next restaurant on the street. Your kitchen is one of your ...
October 25, 2018Greg
Running a restaurant is like clockwork—everything needs to function at the right time to make sure that customers get the best experience possible. The competition is fierce, after all, and even small mistakes could be costly. A well-integrated commercial hood is key to a fully functional kitchen because it filters out ...
October 11, 2018Greg
Some of those who own or run dining establishments are of the opinion that bigger is always better when it comes to the ventilation equipment they install. Consequently, they opt for Type 1 exhaust hoods. These resemble big and imposing canopies made of steel. They come either as an island ...
September 20, 2018Greg
When running a restaurant, cafe, or bistro, it’s relatively easy to get caught up in the hustle of day-to-day operations. Much of the focus is on the food that’s being served and the quality of customer service being offered. Where maintenance is concerned, it’s the daily cleaning routine that’s minded and ...
September 5, 2018Greg
Regardless of what food your restaurant offers, your kitchen needs an exhaust system. However, simply ordering one and hoping it fits isn't the way to go. You have to consider several factors to ensure that you not only get the right one, but also conform to building codes. It's important ...
August 20, 2018Greg
While it is the function of a commercial kitchen to whip out delicious food, safety should not be ignored. One of the best ways to ensure kitchen safety is to install a restaurant vent hood. There are different kinds to consider. Type I Hoods A Type I restaurant vent hood is designed ...
August 13, 2018Greg
Collaboration is an essential ingredient to successful projects. A commercial kitchen ventilation (CKV) project is not just comprised of engineers tasked with building the right system; it also involves asking questions and knowing specifics in order to get things right. When designing kitchen ventilation, engineers need to remember that it should ...
July 19, 2018Greg
It's a scene that could be lifted from a movie: one moment you're cooking and the next, everything is on fire. That's the scary nature of grease fires and it's one of the worst things that can happen in any kitchen. And to make matters worse: you cannot use ...
July 12, 2018Greg
Commercial kitchens that use solid-fuel cooking systems, such as hearth-type pizza ovens and those cooking systems that use wood, are at risk of fire caused by ignited creosote and grease deposits. Because creosote builds up due to restricted air supply, having a restaurant vent hood installed can spell the difference ...
June 26, 2018Greg
A commercial exhaust hood is a vital piece of equipment in a commercial kitchen. It helps keep the kitchen running efficiently and remove what the industry calls HOGGSS—heat, oxide, gases, grease, steam, and smoke. These contaminants are pumped out of the kitchen so that the walls and surfaces are not coated ...
June 11, 2018Greg