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Restaurant Start-up Kit: Part 1

Dear Foodservice Professional, Congratulations on your venture! Curtis Restaurant Supply would like to help you in any way possible. Curtis Restaurant Supply offers: Frequent Shopper Card (for in-store shopping) Monthly sale flyers Credit application...

Knife Skills 101

At Curtis Restaurant Supply, we have the commercial cutlery you need. No matter which knife you buy you can rest assured we have chosen each knife for it’s quality and performance. With the proper...

BIG 12 Bar Essentials for College Football Season

It’s college football season! Whether you are an OSU Cowboy, OU Sooner, or Texas Longhorn, we have the BIG 12 essential items you need for your bar to gear up for hungry, thirsty fans....

Product Review: Vollrath Redco InstaCut Dicers

To use fresh vegetables in a wide variety of dishes, your kitchen staff needs to take the time to dice them—which can take time you don’t have, especially during busy meal rushes. To help...

Energy Efficiency Comparison: Holding/Proofing Cabinets

Energy Efficiency; The Proof is in the Pudding Insulation As our world continues to focus on energy consumption, Curtis Restaurant Supply is heeding the call to action by offering more efficient options for our...

So, You Need Some Restaurant Equipment: Important Questions to Ask Before You Purchase

Running a restaurant is a complex, exciting business. From menu planning and hiring staff, to managing expenses and keeping your kitchen in tip top condition with well-maintained cooking equipment. Commercial cooking equipment is a...

Cocktails, Mocktails, and Holiday Grogs

So often, holiday-inspired drinks are reserved for Christmas. Why can’t we eat, drink, and be merry 12 months out of the year?! I’m here to tell you, we can!  Here are some fun recipes...

Risky Business: Keep Customers Safe with these Food Cooling Procedures

At Curtis Restaurant Supply, we hear a lot about cooling food quickly, cooling food thoroughly, and the “danger zone” of temperatures. We have seen restaurants and corporations suffer long-term damages, both monetarily as well...

Santoku: A Beautifully Balanced All-Purpose Knife

The santoku is a general-purpose kitchen knife. It originated in Japan after World War II when the Japanese began eating more beef. It began its cult-like fame in early 2000 when TV chef Rachael...

Dos & Don’ts of Commercial Mixers

Remember these safety tips when operating a commercial foodservice mixer. Do: • Make sure mixer bowl is firmly in place • Attach proper paddle or whip securely • Place ingredients into mixer bowl •...