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  1. Organize Your Walk-in Cooler or Freezer

    Temperature control and organized inventory are food-safety watchwords. Organised inventory can save you money by reducing shrinkage and loss of perishables. Organized walk-in cool rooms also are easier to navigate, which encourages employees to keep the coolroom tidy. In accordance with health and sanitation practices, raw meat and poultry is kept on lower shelves. Prepared and ready-to-eat foods and salads, cooked meats and ham are stowed on higher racks. Walk-in temperature is kept at 3 degrees Celsius, and foods are to be tagged and dated upon arrival to ensure proper rotation. Continue reading →
  2. Minimum Equipment Requirements for a Restaurant Set Up

    The equipment requirements for a restaurant differ from restaurant to restaurant. More elaborate equipment is necessary if a restaurant owner is looking to offer a full menu of hot and cold items and alcoholic beverages. Even where a restaurateur plans to offer only cold menu items, such as salads and sandwiches, basic equipment is necessary for smooth operation and food safety. Washing Equipment Dish and hand washing stations are integral to restaurant operations; both are typically required by local health departments. Many industrial restaurant dishwashers automatically Continue reading →
  3. A Short History of Refrigeration

    The Early Days Commercial refrigeration commenced in the 1840s. The first commercial refrigeration system was simply used for freezing water to produce ice. Although initial systems were commercially a failure, it did spark interest and jump-start the commercial refrigeration industry. Texas became a major historical player in the commercial refrigeration industry in the 1860’s when Andrew Muhl, a French immigrant to the USA, built an ice machine to serve the ever-expanding beef industry. Headquartered in Waco, Texas (A town 100 miles south of Dallas, Texas) this commercial refrigeration machine, one of the first ice machines Continue reading →
  4. Installation

    Commercial Fridge and Freezer Sales Australia specialises in 240V plug in refrigeration equipment commercial sales and service, we also provide a white glove installation service that is unmatched in the industry. You do not have to wonder if your existing equipment is going to be damaged or dirty when we are done. We will make sure the equipment is installed correctly, on time and Continue reading →
  5. Refrigeration Equipment

    Commercial Fridge & Freezer Sales Australia sells many brands of refrigeration equipment. Our commercial sales and service department can walk you through the pros and cons of different equipment to meet your needs. We can also offer advice on better options and less expensive solutions if needed. We are here to help you.
  6. The Advantages of Wine Refrigerators

    A wine refrigerator is a refrigerator to store and age your wine. They may sound quite decadent, but they can be surprisingly affordable and may save you the agony of spoilt wine. What are the advantages and why would you install a wine refrigerator? Wine requires certain specific conditions in order to thrive. You can’t simply place wine in a cool environment as it needs to be at a set temperature – warmer than most refrigerators. Normally, that can be provided by a proper Continue reading →
  7. Determining Your Commercial Ice Requirements

    Commercial ice machines are a huge, but necessary investment. It is able to produce huge quantities of ice in a short period of time and is therefore able to keep up with the demands of the drink orders that might be found at a restaurant, cafeteria, or bar. Because these machines are so expensive to run, it is important to optimize the amount of ice that is being produced so that money is not being wasted on unused materials, but there is still enough ice to meet the needs of the customers. There are six simple steps to follow in order to figure out commercial ice requirements. Continue reading →
  8. How Does a Refrigerator Work?

    Modern refrigerators use a refrigerant gas, which of course converts to a liquid when it is cooled down. Your refrigerator has a motor and a compressor, and these components are used to compress the gas. This causes the gas to increase in pressure, as well as in temperature. The compressed gas is cycled through the coils which are found on the back or the bottom of your refrigerator, and the heat in the gas transfers to the air in the room. This allows the gas to chill and change back into a liquid. Continue reading →
  9. What Are Common Problems with Walk-in Cool Rooms

    If you own a grocery store or manage a commercial kitchen, you already know just how important your walk-in coolroom is. This is easily one of the most heavily used pieces of refrigeration equipment in your workplace. The wear and tear on your walk-in cooler can be immense. Ensure you schedule your walk-in cool room service regularly. One common problem that you may notice developing with your walk-in coolroom is that the door will not shut all the way. There are a few reasons why this may happen. The door itself may be a bit off alignment, causing it to misalign when Continue reading →
  10. New SKOPE ActiveCore™ Technology: Delivering Market Leading Energy Savings

    SKOPE has recently launched their latest advancement in refrigeration;  ActiveCore™  Technology. The new models feature a more modern sleek frameless aesthetic design and are promising to deliver market leading energy savings along with new features that guarantee optimal performance, efficiency and reliability. Continue reading →

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