Ontario implementing additional public health measures in restaurants

Ontario is setting an indoor capacity limit at restaurants, bars and other food and drink establishments to the number of patrons who can maintain a physical distance of at least two metres from every other patron, to a maximum of 100 patrons.

Rational launches new recirculating hood portfolio

Press Release Rational, the leading manufacturer of combi-steamer technology, announced the launch of the new UltraVent and UltraVent Plus recirculating hoods for SelfCookingCenter models 61/101 and 62/102. The UltraVent absorbs and dissipates steam, and the UltraVent Plus adds special filters that capture grease and smoke that occur during grilling and roasting. Equipped with the appropriate […]

Hospitality c-suite strategist reveals “Internet of Things,” a key new technology in foodservice

By Merilee Kern When British technologist Kevin Ashton coined the term “Internet of Things” in 1999, referring to a network connecting not just people but the everyday objects around them, it was a concept both fantastical and futuristic. But with a new emphasis on food safety engendered by the sweeping reforms of the FDA Food […]

Getting Real with Cleaning Myths

By: Tom Bell, PhD Effective, safe and cost efficient cleaning isn’t as easy as most people assume. Even within the professional community, many cleaning myths exist that perpetuate misconceptions about proper methods and procedures. Below I’ve outlined a few cleaning myths I hear most often. The more cleaning professionals know, and the better trained they […]