Convection Oven to Combi Oven: The Evolution of Commercial Ovens

Convection ovens are tried and true cooking machines. Dependable, familiar and a powerful piece of cooking technology in its own right. In today’s rapidly evolving world of foodservice technology, convection ovens prove their staying power by remaining an industry fixture; however, as newer cooking innovations emerge, they are no longer the only choice for building a successful business. Convection Ovens: are they still relevant in today’s commercial kitchens? The short answer is yes. Convecti

5 Things to Consider when Buying a Professional Speed Oven

Investing in a commercial speed oven can be a beneficial choice for any foodservice establishment. These devices have the ability to cook several types of food very quickly. This makes them perfect for busy foodservice establishments like sandwich shops, cafes, snack bars and restaurants. Before selecting the right rapid cook oven for your professional kitchen, however, there are some important factors to consider. Functionality. What can the speed oven do? When comparing different types of pr

EVEREO®: not an ordinary holding cabinet. A Solution for Chef Burnout

Can a few pieces of equipment help ease the Great Resignation? In the right kitchen, yes. One of the biggest issues we’ve seen in the post-pandemic foodservice industry is labor loss. But as much of a challenge as this has been, the ever-shrinking labor pool gave rise to a more insidious issue within the industry: chef burnout. According to a 2021 study by , 52% of hospitality and foodservice workers cited burnout as the top reason for quitting their job between late 2020 and early 2021. Among

Bound by Sea: Film shows the triumph and struggle of bringing charity surf camps to the four oceans of the world.

Viorel's version of philanthropy is pretty hardcore. In 20212, Viorel made it his mission to travel with Gabby, his nine-year-old daughter, to the four major oceans of the world, bringing Indo Jax Surf Charities to some of the most underprivileged youth on the planet. Indo Jax Surf Charities raises money for free surf camps for special needs and at-risk youth. That mission, and the many rewards and challenges that came with it, is the subject of a new independent film, "Bound by Sea," which officially premiered at the 19th Annual Cucalorus Film Festival at Thalian Hall.

Higher FHA and Conventional Loan Limits Mean Better Pricing for Buyers

Last year, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced it would be increasing the limits they set on their home loan products. In other words, if you got approved for an FHA loan in 2019, you probably got to take advantage of more borrowing power. Fast forward to the present and the FHA has announced yet another increase for 2020, giving potential home buyers even more borrowing power in the new year.

3 Steps to a Home Buying Budget - Finances, Saving & Getting Approved

Buying a home is probably the single biggest purchase you will make in your lifetime. Since most people don’t have enough cash to buy a home outright, the majority of American buyers rely on mortgages to achieve their dreams of home ownership. While relying on credit is often necessary to make major purchases, it is still important to have a clear understanding of your financial capabilities – after all, the last thing you want is to end up over your head when it comes to mortgage payments.

Yoga Center stretches business with two locations

It is estimated that the practice of yoga originated 5,000 years ago in India, so calling it a "fad" would be quite a stretch. Kristin Cooper, a registered yoga teacher and co-owner and director of the Wilmington Yoga Center (WYC), is devoted to instructing people from all walks of life in the ancient art of yoga. From celebrities to cancer patients, Cooper has guided her students toward better health, deeper spirituality and peace of mind.