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Commercial Ice Machines: 3 Key Steps for Summertime Success

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Commercial Ice Machines: 3 Key Steps for Summertime Success Summertime in the South means live music, patio dining with your pup, and ice-cold beverages to stay cool. While you kick your feet up and relax, however, somewhere behind the scenes an ice machine is working its hardest!  The summer months are the most taxing on our cold concoction-perfecting machines. For …

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Ask the Experts: What’s the Difference Between Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled Ice Machines?

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Ask the Experts: What’s the Difference Between Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled Ice Machines? When it comes to choosing the best commercial ice machine for your business, there’s a lot to consider. From ice size to production volume, your ice machine must have all of the features and capabilities you need for success. Not only that, you want to maximize value while …

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Gourmet Ice for the Gourmet Professional

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Gourmet Ice for the Gourmet Professional WHAT IS GOURMET ICE? Gourmet ice, sometimes referred to as “top hat ice,” “octagon shaped ice,” or simply “fancy ice,” is a unique treat designed for upscale restaurants, impressive banquet halls, and bars that want a competitive edge. You can quickly identify gourmet ice by its smooth, crystal clear shape and spot it swimming …

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5 Sustainable Solutions for Saving Money with a Commercial Ice Machine

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5 Sustainable Solutions for Saving Money with a Commercial Ice Machine It’s no secret that the hospitality industry has taken a hit. With restaurant restrictions, labor shortages, and continuous bouts of uncertainty, many business owners in the hospitality industry are turning inwards to seek ways to reduce spending and limit overhead costs.  It’s easy to assume that turning off the …

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Ask the Experts: Why Are My Ice Cubes Smaller Than Normal?

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Ask The Experts: Why Are My Ice Cubes Smaller Than Normal? For us ice machine aficionados, it doesn’t get much worse than a powerful machine churning out small, hollow cubes. They shatter upon impact. They melt instantly. And they don’t do a darn thing for drinks, your customers, or your business. Thankfully, this common problem has a handful of easy …

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Ask the Experts: Why Isn’t My Ice Machine Producing as Much Ice as It Normally Does?

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Ask The Experts: Why Isn’t My Ice Machine Producing As Much Ice As It Normally Does? It’s almost 6 o’clock, reservations are booked to the brim, and you can feel the night’s rush beginning to simmer. Behind the scenes, your ice machine is grinding away at a sluggish pace, not producing nearly enough ice to meet your needs for the …

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The Perfect Ice Machine to Fuel a Nutritious and Healthy Lifestyle

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The Perfect Ice Machine to Fuel a Nutritious and Healthy Lifestyle SAY HELLO TO THE ICE-O-MATIC PEARL ICE MACHINE Our bodies and our ice machines have one big thing in common: we want them to be in tip-top condition. Herbal teas, protein-packed smoothies, and tasty treats can play a big role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But the same way …

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What Size Ice Machine Do I Need for My Business?

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What Size Ice Machine Do I Need for My Business? Your Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Machine for your business Size matters when choosing the right ice machine for your business.  First, create a baseline for how much ice you need to produce in 24 hours.  Next, think about storage. How much of that ice will you need to …

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Commercial Ice Machine Installation Requirements Checklist

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Commercial Ice Machine Installation Requirements checklist You’ve decided you need an ice machine for your business. Whether you choose to rent or buy, many different factors will guide you to the machine that you need based on the type of ice you want and the capacity that you need. But when it comes to installing an ice machine, there are a …

How to Make Clear Ice at Home Like a Pro

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how to make clear ice at home like a pro Have you been here before? You’re sitting at a restaurant table and your server brings you your drink and lo and behold, they’ve served you a work of art. The ice is immaculate — perfectly clear and you can see straight through it. Alternatively, you might have scooped up a …