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Industrial vs Commercial Ice Machines: Which one is right for your business?

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Industrial vs Commercial Ice Machines: Which one is right for your business?Industrial or commercial—what’s the difference? In the world of ice machines, the difference is actually pretty significant. When you’re looking to buy an industrial ice machine, buying a commercial ice machine instead simply won’t cut it—and vice versa. Even though both types of machines produce more ice than the …

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5 Cocktail Recipes To Share Holiday Cheer

Olivia Marcy Ice Uses, Recipes, Recipes, Renting, Renting an Ice Machine

5 Cocktail Recipes To Share Holiday CheerGet Festive With These Holiday Cocktails‘Tis the season for celebrating with friends and family, and we can’t think of a better way to do that than by sharing a cool, refreshing drink. Whether you’re serving a large party or small gathering, these cocktail (and mocktail) recipes serve up a warm kick of cinnamon, tang …

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Buying a Used Ice Machine: The Step By Step Guide

Olivia Marcy Buying An Ice Machine, Ice Machine, Ice Machine Care, Maintenance & Cleaning, Renting, Renting an Ice Machine

The Step By Step Guide To Buying A Used Ice MachineBuying a used ice machine can be a great solution for commercial kitchens, restaurants, and businesses. One advantage is that they’re usually quite a bit cheaper than buying a new ice machine—if it’s in good condition. So if you’re looking for a used ice machine, here’s a step by step …

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Which Type of Ice is Right for Your Restaurant? Nugget, Cube, Bullet or Pearl?

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Which Type of Ice is Right for Your Restaurant? Nugget, Cube, Bullet, or Pearl?Finding the right ice type for your restaurant is a crucial step for new and existing restaurant owners. But with so many options, how are you supposed to choose the right one? We’re here to help you navigate the slippery path of ice types so your commercial …

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Heads Up! Read This Before You Buy A Commercial Ice Machine on Amazon

Olivia Marcy Buying An Ice Machine, Ice Machine, Ice Machine Care, Ice-O-Matic, Maintenance & Cleaning, Renting, Renting an Ice Machine, Small Business

Heads Up! Read This Before You Buy A Commercial Ice Machine on AmazonIf you’re in the market for a commercial ice machine, you’ve probably considered making your purchase on Amazon. And why not? Amazon has the products and information you need to make a smart purchase decision, right?  Maybe.  Buying an ice machine online could be the best choice for …

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Why Do They Make Ice With Holes At Restaurants?

Olivia Marcy Buying An Ice Machine, Ice Machine, Ice Types, Ice Uses, Renting an Ice Machine, Small Business

Why do they make ice with holes at restaurants?The scoop on hollow iceBefore we go any further, let’s get some definitions cleared up. Hollow ice goes by lots of different names. Bullet ice, gourmet ice, cylinder ice, circle ice, they’re all the same idea: cylinders of ice with hollow (or partially hollow) centers.  Hollow ice also describes a malformed ice …

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Should I Purchase or Rent My Commercial Ice Machine?

Olivia Marcy Buying An Ice Machine, Ice Machine, Ice Machine Care, Ice-O-Matic, Maintenance & Cleaning, Renting, Renting an Ice Machine, Small Business

Should I Purchase or Rent My Commercial Ice Machine?One thing commercial kitchens have in common: they all need ice. That’s where the similarities begin and end, though, because every kitchen has unique ice needs. Some commercial kitchens use ice cubes, while others prefer pearl ice. Meanwhile the bar might be shaking up a cocktail with crushed ice.  While it’s important …

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How Much Ice Does My Commercial Kitchen Need?

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How Much Ice Does My Commercial Kitchen Need?Let’s imagine you’re sitting at your favorite restaurant about to order a drink. Maybe an iced tea with a fresh squeeze of lemon, or maybe it’s time for something a little stronger. On the rocks, of course. Now let’s imagine the drink you ordered is served at room temperature. That cool, refreshing flavor …

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5 Cocktails To Say “Goodbye, Summer”

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5 Cocktails To Say “Goodbye, Summer”Labor Day is upon us, which means it’s time to round up a shortlist of great cocktails for your long weekend. We’re leaning into late summer flavors (grilled peach and whiskey, anyone?) but don’t let September fool you– in the MidSouth, you’ll still need a heaping scoop of ice to keep you (and your drink!) …

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Our Most Popular Home Ice Machine

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Our Most Popular Ice Machine For The HomeWhether you’re looking to buy or rent, an ice machine is an invaluable addition to your home. No more waiting for the slow, loud ice maker in your refrigerator! In this blog, you’ll find the following information: Common questions our customers ask about home ice machines  General explanations for why a home ice …