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The Newest Advancement in Food Safety: The SafeIce Purification System from Ice-O-Matic!

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The Newest Advancement in Food Safety: The SafeIce Purification System From Ice-O-Matic! Since 1952, Ice-O-Matic has been revolutionizing the ice machine industry with innovative features that make customer’s lives easier. Nowadays, the trend continues. This American company, and proud partner of Memphis Ice since the 1980s, has pushed the boundaries of commercial ice machines again with the SafeIce Purification System …

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Your Refrigerator’s Ice Machine: Ten Steps To Clean Your Ice Maker and Water Dispenser

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Your Refrigerator’s Ice Machine: Ten Steps to Clean Your Ice Maker and Water Dispenser When’s the last time you thoroughly inspected and cleaned your refrigerator? Our money’s on a while. Most people never think to check the cleanliness of fridges and freezers. They’re cold! How nasty could they be?  Well, it turns out, it can get pretty nasty. But that’s …

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The Filthy, Grimy, and Natural Truth: How To Prevent Slime In an Ice Machine

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The Filthy, Grimy, and Natural Truth: How To Prevent Slime in an Ice Machine Slime and mold growth, just like ice, is perfectly natural. But that doesn’t mean it’s all sunshine and rainbows in your ice machine. In fact, it could be dark, damp, and filled with bacteria.  Nobody wants a dirty ice machine. And no customers want moldy, slimy …

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Learn the Common Food Service Lingo Used in Kitchens Across America: Why Do Restaurants Say 86, Cupcaking? (And Other Curious Etymology)

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Learn the Common Foodservice Lingo Used in Kitchens Across America: Why Do Restaurants Say 86, Cupcaking? (And Other Curious Etymology) Learn something new every day. Why do restaurants say 86? Restaurant workers say 86, or 86’d, because a menu item is no longer available. The idea here is this: rather than saying something is out of stock and cannot be …

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Ask the Experts: Should I Rent or Buy an Ice Machine?

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Ask the Experts: Should I Rent or Buy an Ice Machine?At Memphis Ice, we know how important ice machines are to your business. You deserve a clear, expert explanation of the differences between renting and buying your ice machine. That’s why we’ve compiled this blog to help you decide whether renting or buying is right for you!  This isn’t an …

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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 fixes. …

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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 evening. …

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6 Steps for Successful Spring Cleaning: Restaurant Edition

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6 Steps for Successful Spring Cleaning: Restaurant EditionSpring has sprung! We all know what that means for Memphis: sunny skies, bustling parks, and outdoor eating! Thankfully, Memphian restaurants are poised to serve their communities better and safer than ever. Contactless payment, expanded outdoor seating, and curbside takeout are just some of the helpful, proactive solutions to today’s dining experience. Tennessee …

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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 businessSize 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 store? If …

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Commercial Ice Machine Installation Requirements Checklist

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Commercial Ice Machine Installation RequirementschecklistYou’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 few hard …