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Five Ideas to Throw the Best Tailgate in the MidSouth

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Five Ideas to Throw the Best Tailgate in the MidSouth The kids have been back in school for some time. You step outside in the morning and feel the crisp cool air. You can even take a nice walk without melting! That means Fall is on the horizon here in the MidSouth, and with the changing leaves comes the perfect …

Residential Water Dispenser filling a cup with water held by person

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 …

Human hand pressing ice machine maker button for ice

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 …

glass door merchandiser

Everest Slides to Safety with Built-in Glass Door Merchandiser Locks

savannah Product Feature, Refrigeration

Everest Slides to Safety with Built-in Glass Door Merchandiser Locks Besides keeping ice machines cold, your business bustling, and the drinks pouring, we care about our product’s safety and security—yes, even for refrigeration equipment! Lucky for you, Everest is ahead of the game. If you have a customer-facing sliding merchandiser, you can make it much more secure with a built-in …

Nutrition Clubs’ Best Kept Secret: The Ice-O-Matic Pearl Ice Machine

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Nutrition Clubs’ Best Kept Secret: The Ice-O-Matic Pearl Ice MachineVeganism. Plant-based alternatives. Sustainable choices. There are a vast amount of new trends on the horizon in 2021 for the food and beverage industry. Among those trends is the desire for healthier, more nutritious drinks. Healthy alternatives to fast food smoothies have spiked all across the nation. The Midsouth is no …

The Memphis Ice Guide to Commercial Kitchen Refrigeration

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The Memphis Ice Guide to Commercial Kitchen RefrigerationCleanliness is next to godliness—most of the head chefs we know agree! Besides an immaculate floor for your Friday evening guests, a clean, functional, and safe kitchen behind the scenes is equally important for restaurants. High-quality refrigeration is a must for any food service, hospitality, or healthcare business of any size. Besides simply …

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The New Bar Standard: Why Ice-O-Matic’s New UCG Machine is Essential for 2022

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The New Bar Standard: Why Ice-O-Matic’s New UCG Machine is an Essential in 2022If you’ve been following along with our blog posts, chances are you’ve seen one of our recent blog posts about everyone’s new favorite ice machine: the UCG Undercounter Ice Maker. This clean, compact product is the latest piece of equipment from our partner, Ice-O-Matic. To call it …

Ice-O-Matic UGC undercounter ice machine

Ice-O-Matic Product Update: Meet Your New Favorite Ice Machine

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Ice-O-Matic Product Update: Meet your New favorite ice machine“Ice. Pure and Simple.”  Since the 1960s, that’s been Ice-O-Matic’s slogan, and to be honest, we couldn’t have said it better. Quality and consistency have always been at the foundation of Ice-O-Matic’s products, which is why we’ve been a proud partner and preferred servicing agent since the ‘80s. Today, we’re excited to …

Valentine's Day drinks

Pearl Ice Perfections: 4 Drinks for Valentine’s Day

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Pearl Ice Perfections:4 Drinks for Valentine’s DayValentine’s Day is right around the corner! What’s that mean? Valentine’s Day creations to wow your sweetheart. If you have an Ice-O-Matic Pearl Ice ice machine (or let’s be honest — just enjoy a festive cocktail), this list is for you. From martinis to granitas, we’ve got you covered. If you don’t already have …