13 Creative Ways to Serve Wings
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13 Creative Ways to Serve Wings

Eaters of all ages love wings. They’re fun, messy, and delicious, and there are as many different ways to plate wings as there are flavor options. From casual to rustic, we’ll show you a variety of ways to present your wings that will draw your guests into the dining experience. After all, we eat with our eyes,…

Customization Options for Eco-Takeouts¨ Reusable To-Go Containers
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Customization Options for Eco-Takeouts¨ Reusable To-Go Containers

A little less than a decade ago, G.E.T. introduced an innovative line of reusable to-go containers, Eco-Takeouts¨. Since then, plenty of colleges and universities around the country have found value in implementing an Eco-Takeouts¨ reusable program on their campuses because of the cost savings, reduced waste, and environmental friendliness over using disposable to-go containers.  Secondary schools may find value in customization…

4 Easy Steps to Extend Plastic Drinkware’s Service Life
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4 Easy Steps to Extend Plastic Drinkware’s Service Life

Congratulations! You’ve decided to use plastic drinkware at your foodservice establishment due to the many advantages over glassware. With new designs available in plastic drinkware, your beverage service can look as good as glassware, but won’t shatter like glass if it’s dropped, increasing guest and employee safety. Plastic drinking glasses also tend to have a…

Melamine Dinnerware and Staining: Reasons, How to Avoid, and Easy Ways to Remove
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Melamine Dinnerware and Staining: Reasons, How to Avoid, and Easy Ways to Remove

All dinnerware – china or melamine – can stain if you do not follow proper care and maintenance procedures. In this article, I will discuss why melamine dinnerware stains, how to prevent it, and if you do develop stains, how to easily remove them. You will also find these tips are suggested for all dinnerware types…

6 Melamine Dinnerware Myths: Debunking Common Misconceptions
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6 Melamine Dinnerware Myths: Debunking Common Misconceptions

When you think melamine dinnerware, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Do you think of elegant, contemporary tableware, or do you think of poolside plates from 30 years ago? If you answered the latter you’re not alone, but you’re also not up to speed on modern melamine. Today’s melamine is anything but utilitarian:…

10 Creative Ways to Serve Pasta
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10 Creative Ways to Serve Pasta

Pasta: a two-syllable word that has thousands of iterations and variations each pulling from various cultural and regional influences. Whether serving a warm, rustic version of grandma’s lasagna in a diner or a classic Italian puttanesca in a high-end establishment, presentation is key. We’ll show different pasta plating options that will benefit kitchen and wait staff,…

Foodservice Baskets & Paper Liners: How to Find the Perfect Pairing
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Foodservice Baskets & Paper Liners: How to Find the Perfect Pairing

So you’ve just gone through the process of researching, selecting, and buying tabletop baskets that perfectly fit your foodservice operation’s brand. Maybe they’re metal baskets. Maybe they’re plastic. Maybe they’re round, square, oval- or cone-shaped, or even a tray. Regardless of the material, shape, or size of the baskets you chose, there’s one thing missing:…

Reusable vs Disposable Dinnerware: Costs & Benefits for a Foodservice Operation
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Reusable vs Disposable Dinnerware: Costs & Benefits for a Foodservice Operation

Reusable and disposable dinnerware are both popular choices for foodservice operations. Some operators opt for using disposables because they’re fast, easy to clean up, and seem more economical. Others choose to go with reusable dinnerware because it is more sustainable and can greatly improve the perception of their brand and the accompanying menu. In a…

6 Benefits of Melamine Dinnerware for Indoor Dining
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6 Benefits of Melamine Dinnerware for Indoor Dining

A few decades ago, most folks regarded melamine plateware primarily as a superior option to paper plates for outdoor dining only. Even today, many people still perceive melamine dinnerware to be for poolside or patio use only because it is commonly shown in retail stores for outdoor entertainment solutions. However, just like most of us have moved on from…

10 Creative Salad Plating Ideas
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10 Creative Salad Plating Ideas

Salad is so much fun because of the endless possibilities. It’s crisp, fresh, healthy, wholesome, delicious, and beautiful. From crunchy nuts and berries that pop, to soft cheese with the perfect taste to complement your flavor profile, we know you’ve spent a lot of time finding just the right recipes for your guests. Now that…

Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Styrofoamª Takeout Containers
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Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Styrofoamª Takeout Containers

Almost every kind of foodservice you can imagine provides some form of to-go service built into their business model. Out of those businesses, most of them offer this service via disposable takeout food containers often made of Styrofoamª (less formally known as polystyrene). It’s convenient for operators and diners alike, but it’s not necessarily the greenest…