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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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Commercial Ice Maker Comparison: Ice-O-Matic vs Manitowoc Ice Machines

Olivia Marcy Buying An Ice Machine, Ice Machine, Ice Types, Ice-O-Matic

Commercial Ice Maker Comparison: Ice-O-Matic vs Manitowoc Ice MachinesIf you’re researching commercial ice machines, you know it can be challenging to compare popular ice machine brands. We’re here to help you make an informed decision by offering up the similarities and differences of two popular ice machine companies: Ice-O-Matic and Manitowoc.  Whether you’re looking to outfit your business with a …

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The Best Choice For Retail: Indoor or Outdoor Ice Merchandisers

Olivia Marcy Buying An Ice Machine, Ice Machine, Ice Machine Care, Maintenance & Cleaning, Refrigeration, Small Business

The Best Choice For Retail: Indoor or Outdoor Ice MerchandisersAre you thinking of expanding your business into the coolest commodity out there? If you’re looking to sell ice, look no further than ice merchandisers. You can install an ice merchandiser inside or outside your business. Unlike an ice house or ice kiosk, ice merchandisers are designed so customers can help themselves …

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

Olivia Marcy Buying An Ice Machine, Ice Machine, Ice Types, Ice Uses, Ice-O-Matic, Product Feature, Renting, Renting an Ice Machine

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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How Does A Flake Ice Machine Work?

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How Does A Flake Ice Machine Work?If you’re keeping score at home, you’ll notice we’ve talked a lot about flake ice lately. From how it’s used to what it can do for your business, we’ve covered almost every aspect of flake ice with one exception: how flake ice is made. What processes go on behind the scenes to create those …

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6 Key Factors To Consider Before Buying or Renting An Ice Machine

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6 Key Factors To Consider Before Buying or Renting an Ice MachineThe right ice machine is one of the most important decisions you need to make for your business, especially if you are in the restaurant or hospitality industry. Our team here at Memphis Ice loves to guide people just like you through every step of the ice machine buying …