The onset of COVID-19 has posed a serious strain on the healthcare system across the world. Though details on how the virus is spread or how it can even be treated are day-to-day in terms of what we know, there's no doubting the adverse effects on the economy and our healthcare systems are big.
As life returns to a somewhat normal pace, and we venture into the hopeful future post Covid-19, some new habits will follow us for years. That's okay, following guidelines and being extra careful with our hygienic practices is important when it comes to re-opening your foodservice operation. Additionally, it helps your consumers see that you care and gives them a little hope seeing their favorite place serving those delicious meals again. So, how do you adjust to the new regulations and maintain customer and team safety as the world adjusts? We've got you covered when it comes to reopening, and the best tools to use.
As we face adversity and work to battle the worldwide pandemic in 2020, sanitization is essential. Everyone knows it and everybody's heard of it, but it doesn't delay the stress or struggle that comes with having access to the necessary equipment.
Learning to adjust to trends, new laws, new regulations, and anything out of the ordinary is essential to the success of any foodservice operation. While we don't face pandemics often, people are coming together to share ideas and create new ways for operations to continue serving. They've paved the way on how to get through a crisis like the current COVID-19 pandemic one step at a time.
Move over gas-based kitchens, induction cook equipment trends are taking over! European foodservice has been making the transition into electric-based cooking for a while, and now it's finally time for America to get a chance to shine. Introducing induction cooking in your commercial kitchen is a benefit for business as well as the economy. Who doesn't love amazing profits while being eco-friendly?
There's no denying COVID-19 has dramatically altered our way of life over the last few weeks, and will continue to do so during the weeks ahead. The health and safety of our employees, our customers, as well as the general public, is our top priority. Here at P3 Reps, we are doing our part to follow CDC guidelines and practicing safe, responsible distancing to help stop the spread of this virus.
As we all know, flavor trends come and go all the time. But every year, the National Restaurant Association releases their annual What's Hot Culinary Forecast dictating those that are going to be the most import, and the most profitable. This year's report says, "Results indicate that Americans are still hungry for healthy food, but they are also interested in more options, new alternatives, and going beyond simple healthy into sustainable options that are good for everyone and the environment."
All of the care put into providing the perfect beer might end up wasted unless operators take extra precautions to serve beer in clean glasses. After all, a beer's appearance, taste, and aroma are all affected by any residue remaining on the glass -- and this will impact a bar's bottom line.
It's no secret that successful companies in the foodservice industry take advantage of efficiencies without sacrificing quality. This is exactly why deli slicers became popular and are a mainstay in our industry. To ensure effective operation, though, it's important to ensure employees are using them correctly, both during and after service.