Are ice machines long-term investments? They should be. A hospitality business can count on a good ice machine for a decade.
But too often, businesses fly through ice machines after only a few short years. This is generally because they fail to use a maintenance plan. Read more →
When was the last time you panicked to find ice? Often, event planners and those in the hospitality industry can simply run to the corner store to buy some bags. Problem solved.
But things get complicated when you’re short on time or need large amounts. It’s trickier when you don’t have access to an ice machine. Read more →
What’s the secret to finding a reliable ice maker?
It’s hard to say, as many models need frequent maintenance check-ups. Relying on a brand that uses leading technology to preserve parts helps you avoid excessive repair fees.
In this respect, it’s hard to beat a Hoshizaki ice machine. More than 150 engineers make up the research and development team. Read more →
Posted in Ice Machines
Tagged with: Hoshizaki
Do bar and restaurant guests appreciate the ice in their drinks? Whether or not they realize it, ice plays a role in taste and presentation.
This is especially true for speciality ices. Beyond simple cubes, mixologists use them to create drinks that keep customers in their seats.
To help you do the same, we’ve created the mixologist’s guide to using specialty ice:
Craft Cocktails with Kold Draft Cubes
Serving the perfect cocktail goes beyond the ingredients you mix. Read more →
How do you choose an ideal ice machine for your business? You need to consider many factors, including efficiency, affordability, as well as the style and amount of ice you need.
Taking these into consideration, it’s no wonder Manitowoc is the highest selling ice machine brand in the United States. In fact, it’s dominated the country’s ice-making market since the 1960s. Read more →
Have you ever made, bought, or served impure ice? Make no mistake – it’s a common occurrence. Poorly-maintained ice machines don’t produce clean products. Packaging ice incorrectly leads to contamination. Above all, it’s important to use clean water to ensure your ice is free from bacteria. Read more →
What are the traits of a perfect ice cube? Not many people ask themselves that question. But think about how many people dislike ice cubes in their drinks. Read more →
Posted in The Iceman
Tagged with: Iceman
, Kold Draft
From everyone here at Iceman, we would like to wish you a wonderful holiday season and a happy New Year!
As December fills Canada with all kinds of natural ice – icicles, outdoor skating rinks, frost on the glass, and an icy Lake Ontario – you don’t want to run out of the ice you need indoors… especially when you have so many holiday parties to host! Read more →
It’s important to familiarize yourself with the relevant safety procedures before you use dry ice. Read more →
Posted in Dry Ice
Tagged with: Dry Ice
, Safety tips
Are you looking to purchase an ice machine for your restaurant, bar, hotel, smoothie bar, or coffee shop? With so many types, styles, and sizes of ice makers on the market—it’s hard to know if you are choosing the right one. Read more →