The Ultimate Under-Bench Refrigeration And Under-Counter Commercial Kitchen Freezer System You Have To Have!

If you’re a restaurant owner or chef who enjoys keeping up to date with the latest and greatest in cooking appliances and equipment, you’ll be glad to hear about the benefits of under bench refrigeration and under-counter commercial kitchen freezers. Better yet, you’ll be even more excited to know the best under-bench system currently on the market and how they’re ideal for working within any kitchen space. Why Is Under Better Than Over [Or Upright … Continued

Infrared Thermometers – Myths and Truths

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, temperature testing has become a regular and expected process when entering any public area within most countries around the world. We have seen the popularization of infrared forehead thermometers as they are a convenient, accurate, economical and easily portable solution.  What many people overlook is the fact that infrared thermometers have been used in the commercial catering industry for decades. This is largely due to their fast acting, … Continued

Hand Washing And Hygiene As A Food Safety Device

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, food safety has become a significant area of concern for many commercial kitchens within restaurant, healthcare and aged care industries. While temperature control and food sanitation are essential, good old-fashioned hand washing and good hygiene play a crucial role in food safety. As food safety experts, Interquip Global explains how you can play your part. It’s Simple: Wash Your Hands Your hands are very efficient  carriers of germs, and that is … Continued

The Differences Between Domestic Fridges And Commercial Kitchen Refrigerators

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Whether it’s your family home or your commercial business, refrigerators are one of the most essential appliances in any kitchen. And if you’ve ever eaten warm yoghurt or even warmer fruit juice; you’ll know the high value that a cold refrigerator has in anyone’s life. Worse yet, if you’ve ever bought groceries and watched them grow mould or turn bad fast, you’ll know that a kitchen without a refrigerator is a costly kitchen which requires … Continued

How A Digital Food Temperature Monitoring System Can Save You Time And Money

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Traditional methods of tracking and monitoring temperatures manually are time intensive and inaccurate. This is why many restaurants and commercial kitchens are turning to digital food temperature monitoring systems. And we concur. What Are Digital Food Monitoring Systems? There are many quality digital temperature monitoring systems on the market today. Essentially, these devices are specialised thermometers that allow you to remotely measure the temperature of food storage cabinets. Digital Systems are reliable with pre-set alerts, … Continued

Who should you involve in the design process of your new kitchen and why?

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Designing a commercial kitchen can be a daunting task and it is often a question of how many people you should include in the design process. Too many people and personalities can create confusion that will lead to delays in the design process. It is important to know who you should include and understand how they could add value to the design. In this article, we make some suggestions as to who to include and … Continued

5 Tips to prevent refrigeration failure

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What could be your worst nightmare in the kitchen? Maybe you are reading this because have just discovered your freezer is not maintaining the set temperature, or you had taken some meat to prepare for cooking and have been overwhelmed by a bad smell. I suppose it is better late than never to start thinking about maintenance of your fridge or freezer, but first things first. If you are in the food service industry “food … Continued

A Guide to Cold Storage Temperature Monitoring

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Food Safety Regulations as per FSANZ mean that accurate and continuous temperature monitoring is essential for the safe storage of food and demonstrates due diligence. Why Do I Need a Temperature Monitoring Solution? A typical commercial refrigerator, freezer, cool room, or freezer room may contain foodstuffs stored at a variety of temperatures. Manual temperature monitoring can be time-consuming and subject to human error. And if monitoring is not continuous, fluctuations or temporary faults and failures … Continued

A competitive edge through layout and workflow in Australian Commercial Kitchens

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Closing the gap on motion downtime You don’t have to be a lean manufacturing specialist to close the gap on unnecessary motion. It’s a great idea to look at time as money – what is the average hour worth per chef in your kitchen? Once this factor has been assessed, you can use this number to calculate savings on motion. Developing a spaghetti diagram to map motion Sketching a spaghetti diagram can assist greatly in … Continued

Building a commercial kitchen? Why should you use a specialist over a general cabinet maker?

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If you are considering a new commercial kitchen rebuild or refurbishment, it is important to consider your supply partners. A great partner can make for a great outcome in your new facility. Usually, you will need to choose between a Joiner or a professional kitchen Fit-out Specialist and choosing between them can often be a difficult choice for most people. A commercial kitchen is a specialised work space and it is important that the design … Continued

Where to begin when planning the feasibility of building a new training kitchen facility

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  Building an education kitchen at your school can be a daunting task, especially if you feel you are running behind the wave. At Interquip Global, we are continually supporting schools across Australia to assist them in creating world-class commercial training kitchens for education facilities. In this article, we offer some ideas on how you can catch up with the movement. Support Channels It is a great idea to identify the support channels for you … Continued