Restaurant Equipment Safety Summit

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Import Safety Summit in Country’s Capital

Import Safety Summit is being held this week in Washington, D.C. and is being co-sponsored by the National Restaurant Association.  U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Michael Leavitt, along with other industry leaders will be there to discuss the strengthening of public-private partnerships and how to enhance the safety of imported products used in the restaurant industry.

The panels will be comprised of representatives from Campbell Soup Company, Red Lobster, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Food Marketing Institute, Kraft Foods and McCormick & Company.

First Ever Import Safety Summit

The first-of-its-kind Import Safety Summit will include keynote speeches and panel discussions on how the private sector and the government can work together to continuously make improvements in the processes that have been put in place that ensure imported product safety.  As a member of the restaurant industry, it is paramount to understand the importance of safe imported food products.

Import Safety Summit and Equipment

At Short Order, we know that serving the highest quality food is important to your business regardless of whether it is imported or not.  That is why we sell only the finest in refrigerators, freezers, warming cabinets and other restaurant equipment.  The lines we carry, such as Manitowac, Beverage-Air, Hobart, Vulcan, and Lakeside; are committed to creating and delivering the best products to safely store and cook your carefully selected food products.  For the environmentally conscience restaurateur, we even carry many products with the prized ENERGY STAR rating.

Import Safety Summit Questions

If you have questions about the newest food importing guidelines, please check in with the National Restaurant Association.  If you have questions regarding restaurant equipment, please refer to one of our many buyers’ guides found on our Website or please feel free to contact our eager and knowledgeable customer service staff.

American Craft Beer Fest Hits Boston

Monday, July 7th, 2008

American Craft Beer Fest Means Summer

American Craft Beer Fest, which is this weekend at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts, marks the official arrival of summer. The largest and most diverse celebration of American Craft Beer on the East Coast; the festival brings over 75 breweries and over 300 craft beers to the city of Boston for all to taste and enjoy.

American Craft Beer This Weekend

The American Craft Beer festivities begin on Friday, June 20th at 6:00 pm and draft beers by brewers from all over the country will be flowing. Attendees will be able to enjoy beers from brewers such as Boston Beer Company, Clipper City Brewing, Flying Dog Brewery, Magic Hat Brewing Company, Michelob Brewing Company, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, and Terrapin Beer Company.

American Craft Beers Are Wonderful Additions

Restaurants that attend the American Craft Beer Fest will be able to learn all about proper beer and food pairings from Chef Dave Lieberman. Lieberman hosts the Food Network series “Good Deal with Dave Lieberman, Eat This and Dave Does.” Lieberman also will focus his talk on the important political and social issues related to food.Beverage Air Draft Beer Cooler

Many other knowledgeable people in the world of American craft beer will also be on hand and speaking about how America is becoming the best place in the world to drink beer, as well as how to team up beer with the proper cheeses to make an unforgettable drinking and dining experience.

Share the Taste of American Craft Beer

Once you attend the American Craft Beer Fest, you are probably going to want to share the wonderful tastes of these brewed creations with your customers. We recommend serving them cold from you Beverage-Air Draft Beer Cooler and in a nice frosty mug. Oh and in case you don’t have one, Beverage-Air makes a great glass froster, too.

Just one little reminder from before you head out to enjoy all 300 of those American craft beers … please drink responsibly.

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