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Half Moon Resort: An FCSI Project Showcase Featuring RDT

Posted by RDT on Nov 16, 2017 4:11:22 PM

Sometimes remodels can completely change the landscape and profitability of a property. And for one of the most well-respected resorts in Jamaica, a multi-million dollar renovation was required to help the operation realize the full potential of its unique, Caribbean location.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, Eco-Cool, consultants, FCSI

Three Tips to Spend Less on Commercial Refrigeration

Posted by RDT on Nov 1, 2017 4:22:24 PM

 

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, energy efficiency, Walk-Ins, Eco-Cool, Digital Scroll Compressor

Why Moisture Goes to the Coldest Spot and What It Means for Commercial Freezers

Posted by RDT on Oct 17, 2017 5:12:28 PM

Every time a freezer door is opened, moisture enters the conditioned space. If that air is humid, even more moisture enters. But once humid air is inside a walk-in freezer, what happens to that moisture, and how does it impact the overall refrigeration program?

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Topics: refrigeration, food waste, commercial refrigeration, Walk-Ins, Eco-Smart, humidity

What Foodservice Consultants Can Take Away from a Trip to the RDT Factory

Posted by RDT on Oct 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Learning is a never-ending process. That’s the case for any industry, but especially in foodservice. Advancements in technology occur quicker than ever before. Therefore, it’s crucial for operators, dealers, and foodservice consultants to fully understand the capabilities of the equipment they work with on a regular basis.

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Topics: refrigeration, sustainability, commercial refrigeration, Eco-Cool, footprint, consultants

How Eco-Cool Impacts a Fine-Dining Steakhouse in Detroit

Posted by RDT on Oct 2, 2017 5:34:11 PM

Prime + Proper has been mentioned as one of the finest steakhouses in America. When it opens over the next several weeks, there will be many diners anxious to check out the new facility in downtown Detroit’s Capitol Park neighborhood.

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Topics: remote refrigeration, refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, USDA, Walk-Ins, Eco-Cool, redundancy, Fine Dining

The State of Foodservice in Convenience Stores

Posted by RDT on Sep 25, 2017 3:53:28 PM

In recent years, convenience stores have become a foodservice destination. The convenience store, once serving as a quick stop to grab a candy bar or a soft drink, has transformed into an amalgam of coffee shops, quick-service, and fast casual restaurants. Busy consumers are looking for convenience and quality when it comes to foodservice, and c-stores are more equipped than ever to provide just that.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, convenience stores, c-stores, convenience store foodservice

Do Your Homework Before Choosing School Foodservice Equipment

Posted by RDT on Sep 6, 2017 3:24:24 PM

The new school year is a time for fresh beginnings. For students, that means new school clothes, a new backpack, and a shiny new lunchbox. For school directors, that often means selecting new school foodservice equipment for the cafeteria. While it may not cause the same stress as a 3rd grader deciding what superhero shirt to wear on the first day, choosing foodservice equipment is a taxing experience for administrators. Especially for those who don’t have the information to make an educated decision.

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Topics: refrigeration, Foodservice Director, commercial refrigeration, energy efficiency, school, Retrofitting

The Quick Guide to Refrigeration Rack Systems

Posted by RDT on Aug 25, 2017 1:55:25 PM

Say your commercial kitchen has multiple walk-in coolers and freezers. It also has several prep tables that need proper cooling temperatures. For foodservice consultants or operators, this might present a complex challenge to implement an efficient refrigeration rack system. 

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, Eco-Cool, Digital Scroll Compressor, footprint, refrigeration rack system, rack system

The Space-Saving Solution Every Restaurant Needs

Posted by RDT on Aug 14, 2017 12:14:08 PM

 

In the restaurant industry, every inch of space is valuable. Each piece of foodservice equipment, like refrigeration systems, is a piece of a puzzle that must fit together in the space provided. And restaurant operators, especially of smaller restaurants, face a big challenge when it comes to their refrigeration rack systems: the footprint.

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Topics: refrigeration, commercial refrigeration, energy efficiency, Eco-Cool, Digital Scroll Compressor

Food Storage Tips for Improving Food Safety in Your Commercial Kitchen

Posted by RDT on Jul 28, 2017 7:25:07 AM

One of the most important things in a commercial foodservice operation is food safety. When most people think of food safety, they think of proper food handling. However, proper storage of food is also extremely important to the integrity of your food. Consider these tips when storing food and organizing your walk-in.

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Topics: food safety, refrigeration, food waste, commercial refrigeration, HACCP, food storage