Choosing Between Enameled Cast Iron and Cast Aluminum Induction Cookware for Your Commercial Kitchen
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Choosing Between Enameled Cast Iron and Cast Aluminum Induction Cookware for Your Commercial Kitchen

It’s the perfect day in your commercial kitchen: You’ve planned the recipes du jour, prepped the meats and veggies, and turned on your stovetop. It’s time to cook! But wait, where’s your cookware? Should you use enameled cast iron or induction-ready cast aluminum? Will your choice affect the outcome of your food? Presentation? Ticket times?…

Best Food-Safe Paper for Sandwich Wraps & Basket Liners
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Best Food-Safe Paper for Sandwich Wraps & Basket Liners

Food-safe paper offers an almost endless array of ways to spruce up your tabletop presentation while ensuring your food only comes into contact with approved surfaces. But with those options comes an abundance of nuance. Have you ever thought about which side of food-safe paper has designs printed on it and why? What about the…

10 Creative Taco Plating Ideas
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10 Creative Taco Plating Ideas

Tacos! What’s not to love? From corn to flour, crispy to soft, large to small, traditional street food to Asian fusion, the time-honored taco is the perfect handheld device you’ll never have to plug in. Did you know tortillas have been on most of NASA’s extended shuttle missions since 1985? It’s true. Tacos have been in space for…

How to Estimate the Cost of Melamine Dinnerware for Foodservice
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How to Estimate the Cost of Melamine Dinnerware for Foodservice

When trying to figure the actual price of something, most folks don’t want to hear “it depends.” However, when our customers here at G.E.T. ask about the cost of melamine dinnerware, the truth is several variations come into play. As much as we would love to have a straightforward answer, it really just depends. Our…

Plastic vs. Glass Drinkware for Commercial Foodservice: Which is Better?
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Plastic vs. Glass Drinkware for Commercial Foodservice: Which is Better?

From intimate dining rooms to service for thousands, every foodservice establishment needs beverage service to accompany their menu. Drinks can be as commonplace as tea and water or as complex as craft cocktails. Regardless of your beverage service style, you can’t serve drinks without drinkware.  But do you go with plastic or glass? These days…

What Happens if You Put Melamine Dinnerware Under Food Warmer Heat Lamps?
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What Happens if You Put Melamine Dinnerware Under Food Warmer Heat Lamps?

Foodservice operators have enjoyed melamine dinnerware for decades due to its range of applications, stylish yet functional designs, and low replacement rates compared to china. If you’re a seasoned melamine dinnerware user, you’re probably familiar with the recommended restrictions when it comes to heat exposure. Broadly speaking, melamine plates shouldn’t be exposed to more than…

Photos: Best Poolside & Patio Creative Serveware Ideas for Hospitality
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Photos: Best Poolside & Patio Creative Serveware Ideas for Hospitality

When it comes to hotels and resorts with poolside and patio amenities, offering a top-notch experience is crucial. However, the restriction on using glass in these areas can limit the options for operators. In this blog post, we at G.E.T. have curated a collection of photo ideas that showcase the beautiful and innovative ways you…

Salad Bars for Commercial Foodservice: Benefits and Setup Options
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Salad Bars for Commercial Foodservice: Benefits and Setup Options

We first heard the now-iconic phrase, “You don’t win friends with salad,” borne of a The Simpsons episode, nearly 22 years ago. But we’re willing to bet that a modern-day rewriting of the phrase would be just the opposite. Today’s diners are more health-conscious than ever. The restaurant industry has responded by adding salads to their…

Avoid these Common Food-Safe Surface Mistakes
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Avoid these Common Food-Safe Surface Mistakes

Unless you’re a foodservice operator who’s mastered the art of levitating food, your food is going to come into contact with surfaces. A lot of them. Our food is constantly in contact with something at every point in its life cycle.  As a foodservice operator, your #1 priority is the safety of your guests and staff….

Resin-Coated Aluminum: Care and Maintenance
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Resin-Coated Aluminum: Care and Maintenance

You’ve smartly decided to invest in resin-coated aluminum serve ware and cold bar systems for your foodservice operation. Now when your guests look at your cold bar, they’re greeted with clean lines, sophistication, and bold vessels drawing them into their dining experience. Your old stainless setup could never attract the crowd you’re winning with resin-coated aluminum, especially…

Melamine Dinnerware & NSF Certification in Foodservice: Do You Really Need It?
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Melamine Dinnerware & NSF Certification in Foodservice: Do You Really Need It?

G.E.T. has led the melamine dinnerware category for more than 30 years. We know melamine. We know all the wonderful benefits it brings foodservice operators, from contemporary designs and unsurpassed durability to low replacement rates.  As self-proclaimed melamine enthusiasts, we’re also aware of the different qualities of melamine on the market. In a foodservice environment…