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Introducing Our New Laser

Posted by RDT on Feb 17, 2021 12:15:00 PM

All of us here at RDT are always looking for exciting ways to grow. We've recently shared our newest staffing additions as well as the story behind our new logo and brand. Our newest addition may not be in human-form, but rather a new technological investment of a brand new fiber laser that was delivered at the beginning of the year.

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Topics: humidity, humidity room

The History of Refrigerated Trucking

Posted by RDT on Feb 4, 2021 9:45:00 AM

Food transportation in the United States is an important business that relies mostly on long haul trucking. Trucks today handle 70% of goods shipped across the country, and food travels an average of 1,500 miles to make it to a consumer's table. All of that travel means that having reliable truck refrigeration is essential in providing a safe food supply chain. Here’s some information about the history of food transportation and how refrigerated long haul trucking continues to impact us. 

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Topics: refrigeration, refrigerated trucking

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

Posted by RDT on Feb 1, 2021 1:30:00 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

Using Food Waste To Develop Creative New Dishes

Posted by RDT on Jan 15, 2021 11:36:00 AM

Many define food waste as throwing out food that is inedible or spoiled. But the term food waste also includes edible food that is leftover from food prep or cooking. With 30-40% of food in the U.S. thrown out every year, chefs are developing new ways to use food waste that is still safe to consume. There are many ways to transform leftover food into creative dishes and new menu ideas, helping with commercial kitchens' budgets. 

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Topics: refrigeration, food waste, commercial refrigeration

What's a Refrigeration Review?

Posted by RDT on Jan 12, 2021 12:00:00 AM

Refrigeration can be some of the most overlooked but profitable units in a commercial kitchen, and there's good reason for this. Statistically speaking, refrigeration accounts for approximately 41 percent of a commercial kitchen's energy usage, and here at RDT, we've made it our goal to use this statistic to our advantage -- for your advantage. When we save energy, when we reduce that percentage, we save you money.

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Topics: RDT team

Foodservice Trends for 2021

Posted by RDT on Jan 5, 2021 12:23:24 PM

It's time to say goodbye to 2020, and hello to 2021. Starting a new year is always fun. From celebrating various holidays to making New Year's resolutions and seeing how many of your goals you were able to meet at the end of the previous year, it's almost like the new year brings a fresh start. So, embrace the good times and welcome the new times. The foodservice industry is on the rise with lots of new trends and we're excited to see all the great ideas that come to life in the coming year.

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Topics: trends

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from RDT

Posted by RDT on Dec 18, 2020 3:52:19 PM

I wanted to take a few minutes to say thank you to all of our amazing customers and partners. We know this year has been anything but ordinary, so we wanted to let you know just how much we value your partnerships and friendships.

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Topics: RDT team

Do You Have Access to Your Refrigeration Diagnostics?

Posted by RDT on Dec 7, 2020 12:00:00 AM

 

One thing that's clear over the course of 2020 is that technology is playing an even greater role in the foodservice industry. From the ability to provide digital ordering and touchless pickup for customers to an operator's ability to receive digital payment and to monitor processes and equipment, the technology trend is growing.

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Topics: remote refrigeration, Eco-Smart, remote monitoring

4 Blast Chilling Facts to Consider

Posted by RDT on Dec 2, 2020 9:46:48 AM

At its core, blast chilling is the safest and most efficient way to move foods through the Danger Zone into ideal storage conditions. Whether you're doing this with an under-the-counter reach-in option or turning your walk-in into a blast chiller, the benefits of using blast chillers are numerous.

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Topics: bacteria, food safety, food waste, Danger Zone, Blast Chillers

Rep Resume: RHI Solutions

Posted by RDT on Nov 19, 2020 2:17:14 PM

Here at RDT, we value our relationships and our partnerships more than anything, and a huge part of that is the working relationship we have with manufacturers' representatives across the country. As a family-owned business, we recognize and embrace that fact that many of our reps are also family-owned, and that's why we carefully select our partners.

One of those amazing partners is RHI Solutions, and we're proud and happy to introduce them to you here.

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Topics: RDT team

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