Introducing Smallwares on ShortOrder.com

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

ShortOrder.com has been in the business of providing high-quality, low-cost restaurant equipment since 2007, and we’re proud of the products we offer and the service we provide. That said, we are always looking for ways to improve our service and offer additional quality products for the food service industry. In an effort to expand our

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SoundOff – Compartment Sinks

Friday, June 28th, 2013

  Compartment Sinks June 2013   We are featuring compartment sinks this month since they are a commonly used and needed piece of equipment. Be aware of the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) standards on how sinks must be designed if you are installing it into a restaurant, or other health code applicable location. The three

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How to Make Your Menu Healthier with Restaurant Equipment

Friday, June 21st, 2013

We all know that top restaurant equipment can supply your menus with healthy food choices. Whether you’re using blenders for smoothies or commercial steamers to cook your food to perfection, restaurant equipment helps you serve it up to your customers. But it can be tough to compete in a world of fast food and deep

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Perfect Super Bowl Chili Recipes for Gen2 Ranges

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Though it is delicious in any weather, chili is especially delectable when cold weather hits.  And, more importantly, it is a Super Bowl snack staple.  As Gen2 ranges heat up to bring you this football-watchers’ favorite, we want to introduce you to some variations of chili recipes for your Gen2 ranges from across the country. 

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Gen2 Ranges: Not for Small Potatoes

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Everything about Gen2 ranges says the sky’s the limit with these magnificent workhorses. Beautifully designed for efficiency, power and reliability, Gen2 ranges have not only earned our 5 star rating and our Editors Choice Award, but they were also voted Best in Class by Food Service Equipment Supplies Magazine. And it’s no wonder. Let’s look

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Vulcan Ranges: Prize Fighters in the Kitchen

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Vulcan ranges come from a tried and true brand known in kitchens throughout America for their reliable and sturdy restaurant equipment, including griddles, steamers, cheese melters, fryers and yes, ranges. Anyone with experience in the food service industry knows the glaring difference between the front and the back of the house. In the front, diners

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Arranging Your Range

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

In the landscape of restaurant equipment, attempting to select from the wide selection of commercial ranges can be, well, challenging. The variations of manufacturers and options are enough to make you feel deranged. So here are a few pointers to help you arrange your range. First, it’s important to note that commercial ranges fall into

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Precision and Performance: The Stuff of Childhood Dreams

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

If you visited the grocery store as a child, chances are you’ll remember standing at the deli counter, watching the butcher load a block of yellow cheese or a juicy slab of ham onto the large slicer. You were mesmerized as the perfectly thin slices of meat or cheese fell off of the blade in

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Gen2 Fryers: Like Winning the Lottery

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Gas prices are skyrocketing; solar activity is at its peak and someone just won the Mega Millions in the lottery. With that and the daily troubles of life, you and your customers have enough to worry about. Of course, while seated in your restaurant, your customers only seem to worry about having a great experience

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: A Cool Choice

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

It is only spring and an unexpected heat wave is seizing your town with an unheard of fiery grip. The news media is touting it as “unheralded” and “record breaking.” As luck would have it all the other restaurant equipment has been working just fine, and now that blasted ice machine is on the fritz

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Hobart Slicers: Impeccable Design that Performs Too!

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

My how we like shiny and pretty new things. For some of us, fancy restaurant equipment gizmos often come with a complicated learning curve and a price tag to match. It is just then that you find your contraption to be not so polished after all. In fact, soon you find yourself using duct tape

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GEN2 Ranges: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Monday, March 19th, 2012

What happens when your old and outdated commercial restaurant equipment performs in nightmarishly poor ways? How does it feel when customers begin to beat down the door, salivating over your deliciously seared delicacies and you do not have enough burners or oven space with your range oven to meet the demand? These are the moments

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Globe Slicers: Always Sharp, Permanently Precise

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Ask an explorer hacking their way through thick and daunting jungle territory; or a carpenter buzzing through lumber, stirring up sawdust—ask them and they’ll tell you: you need the right cutting tool for the job. When it comes to restaurant equipment, Globe Slicers perform the difficult work of slicing through meats, cheese, vegetables and more,

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Globe Slicers: Thou Shalt Skip the Sword, Armor and Chainmail

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Can you imagine what it must have been like long before commercial restaurant equipment and technology, when knights and peasants of the Middle Ages tried to slice meat, vegetables and cheeses? A blacksmith toils for hours, pounding steel, forging, tempering and hardening a blade just enough to cut through the thickest meats. Then some big

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: Admiring Ice Production

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Ice is pretty important. You can skate on it; build an igloo and cute little sculptures out of it. It’s not all that fun to drive on, or scrape off car windows, but that doesn’t diminish the fact that we need ice. In fact, try running your establishment for just one day without any ice

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Globe Slicers: Engineered With Ease In Mind

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

In the good old days cutting hunks of meat and slicing cheese took what seemed like an entire day to complete. After it was all finished, you were just glad that you still had all five digits remaining. Older hand-cranked meat slicers certainly made cutting much easier, but left one with hands so stiff a

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Beverage-Air Refrigerators: Experts in Refrigeration

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Who could have imagined so many years ago that science would discover that molecules move more slowly in cold temperatures, or that we wouldn’t need to bury our food in snow, blocks of ice, or mounds of salt to keep it from spoiling? Would anyone have dreamed over one-hundred years ago that science and machine

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Franke Espresso Machines: Reviving Customers Everywhere

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Do you want to win the hearts and minds of your customers? Would you like to be the hero when they come stumbling into your establishment in the early morning hours, groggy and still wiping the sleep out of their eyes? Would you like to give everyone a pick-me-up to help them get through their

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Globe Slicers: Cutting Through Restaurant Tasks with Ease

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Behold the utter insanity of restaurant operations before all of the fancy gadgets and restaurant equipment that cook, clean, brew, chill, freeze and practically mop the floor for you–before the era of ultra-convenience. Can you imagine the time when chefs and employees scrambled like mad trying to coordinate and prepare food and beverages, all the

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Now Serving – October 2011 Newsletter

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Greetings! Happy Halloween! Does your restaurant do anything fun to celebrate? I’m a big fan of “Spooky Specials” or costume contests. It’s a fun way to encourage families and revelers of all ages to come visit your establishment – and inevitably allows for some staff entertainment when they get to see the fun costumes! Take

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Vulcan Range V60-LP: “Seems logical to me Captain”

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

When you are in dire need of restaurant equipment, it can be easy to put your search into warp drive, flying through supplier websites faster than the speed of light, exploring the universe for the perfect appliance. In fact, hunting for bar equipment, ovens, ice machines and more can feel like an aimless (if frenzied)

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Now Serving – Football special! Kegerator Review And Honey Chicken Wings

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Greetings! Well, it’s September. School’s back in full swing, football has begun and Labor Day is gone. People have already begun the countdown to Christmas! Don’t worry, I’m not going there (102). I hope everyone has a fabulous September, one without earthquakes, hurricanes, wildfires or record breaking temperatures. I think as a whole, the US

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Short Order Griddles: Production Made Simple

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Sometimes the simplest things in life are also the best. Take, for instance, a hearty breakfast of hash browns, bacon and pancakes or a juicy steak or hamburger. In most cases, there is not too much extravagance or fanfare involved in cooking up these meals. Yet, the taste of a well-cooked, simple meal will satisfy

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Now Serving – August ShortOrder.com Update!

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

  Greetings! Confession: I have fall lust. Although I’m normally a gal that loves summer and all the fun summertime activities that go with it, this summer has been brutal! Texas has been smack-dab in the middle of the heat ALL.SUMMER.LONG. I know we’re not the only state in this predicament! How are you dealing

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Bakers Pride Pizza Ovens: Serve ‘Em a Slice of Pie

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Want a fabulous way to win the hearts and minds of the most particular restaurant customers anywhere? Serve them pizza. But don’t just serve them any old round pie; give them a delectable and piping hot dish right out of one of our Bakers Pride ovens, like the Bakers Pride Oven Super Deck GS-805-NAT. This beautifully

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Kolpak Walk-In Coolers: Polar Bear Not Included

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Here is a scenario. Demand is high, and patrons are buzzing about your restaurant cuisine. It’s all happening so fast you can’t get orders for food shipments in fast enough. The next day a large order arrives and needs immediate cold storage. There is only one problem; you don’t have the space to keep all

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APW Hot Dog Cooker DS-1A: Hot Diggity Dog, Mr. Frank™!

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Not many things scream Americana like hot summer days of baseball, the local fair, a concert or the watering hole and great restaurant or take-out food. In many cases, all of the above share another piece of American summer tradition: the hot dog. Therefore, we couldn’t resist, “Hot Dogs! Get your hot dogs here!” with

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Commercial Microwaves: Your Secret Weapon

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Within the hustle and bustle of food service — whether it is restaurants, delis or banquet catering — meals need to move out as fast as customers move in. In those fast-paced environments, you need commercial restaurant equipment that gets the job done quickly and effectively, and commercial microwaves provide a fantastic solution. The microwave

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Ice, Ice Baby—from Scotsman Ice Machines, That Is

Monday, April 18th, 2011

You know how much we love our ice machines at Short Order. Well, we have another reason for extolling the virtues of our Scotsman Ice Machines. Besides the fact that they are resilient, of super quality and efficient, we just discovered a new occasion to cheer. On April 12th, Scotsman Ice Systems was recognized for

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: Easy To Clean

Friday, October 29th, 2010

The purchase of restaurant equipment is a huge investment, particularly when you select high quality, brand name equipment such as Manitowoc ice machines. But what you may pay for in dollars (and at ShortOrder we guarantee to offer the best prices available anywhere on all of our products) comes back to your food service kitchen

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Panasonic Microwave 1258 Takes The Heat

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

The demands of your commercial kitchen call for the help of Panasonic Microwave 1258, a powerful 1200-watt heating machine that gets any job done efficiently. This nifty piece of restaurant equipment is approved by the National Sanitation Foundation and will pass any insurance or local code inspection with the flying colors of its electromagnetic frequency

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Ice Machines: High Production Units

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

When shopping for new ice machines for your food service operation, we suggest adding 20% to your current usage estimates and purchasing a unit that produces higher output than you think you need today. Look at your commercial kitchen as the backbone of a growing business that will need dependable restaurant equipment to support it

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: Yet More Favorites

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Our love for Manitowoc Ice Machines continues ever onward this week, with this new spotlight on a few additional models that we have yet to acknowledge. And the last thing we want is for these cool (literally) S-Series machines to go without recognition. We’ve just been busy testing and enjoying all the other dozens of

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Happy New Year, Restauranteurs!

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Happy New Year! Here’s to a prosperous 2010 for all of us. With the new year comes new resolutions, goals and starting fresh. We’re testing some new looks to our home page. If you get the new version, please, let us know what you think about ease of use and flow of information. We always

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Affordable Restaurant Equipment

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Affordable restaurant equipment at ShortOrder.com includes everything from Cadco sandwich grills to waffle irons. And no matter what you buy at ShortOrder.com, you have the assurance that you’re getting it at the lowest price thanks to our Low Price Guarantee on restaurant equipment. If you find an item priced lower than it is at ShortOrder.com,

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Restaurants are Going Green

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Green Restaurants Are Here to Stay Green restaurants are sprouting up all over the place, as they should be. Restaurant patrons have a growing daily concern for the health of their environment and the health of their families. They are making their homes, apartments, offices, cars and lives more green; why wouldn’t they want their

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Manitowoc: Ice Machines and Shipbuilding Define Wisconsin Town

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Manitowoc, WI, Is a Town of 35,000 People Who Can Go with the Flow Manitowoc ice machines used to be all we knew about Manitowoc. In fact, we didn’t even know that Manitowoc ice machines were built in a place called Manitowoc. Then we took the time to find out more about this small town

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Restaurant Equipment 2.0

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Announcing ShortOrder 2.0! ShortOrder.com, the online price leader for commercial restaurant equipment, announces version 2 of our great website. So, come on in, take a look around, and browse through all the great brands we carry, such as: Advance Tabco Alto-Shaam Amana APW Bakers Pride Berkel Beverage-Air Blodgett Bunn Cadco Carlisle Cleveland Crescor Dean Delfield

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Restaurant Equipment Purchases on the Rise

Friday, July 6th, 2007

Restaurant equipment purchases and capital expenditure are on the rise, according to the National Restaurant Association. Fifty-nine percent of restaurant operators reported planning to make a capital expenditure such as purchasing new restaurant equipment, expanding or remodeling in the coming months. Also, Fifty-three percent reported purchasing restaurant equipment or making other capital expenditures in the

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Chicago Hosts 2007 National Restaurant Association Hotel-Motel Show

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

Just last month, the 2007 National Restaurant Association Hotel-Motel Show hit the Windy City. In its 88th year, the National Restaurant Association held events at the show including trans-fat free cooking, green products, and other restaurant industry trends and hot topics. Tons of restaurant industry workers attended the show. Not only did the National Restaurant

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Reach In Refrigeration

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Standard Top Sandwich Prep Refrigeration

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Mega Top Sandwich Prep Refrigeration

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Pizza Prep Tables and Stations

Undercounter Refrigeration

Undercounter Refrigeration

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Walk-In Coolers

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Worktop Refrigeration

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Chef Base Refrigeration

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Display Refrigeration

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Ice Cream Freezers and Spot Freezers

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Milk Coolers

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Drop-In Cold Food Unit

Ice Cream Dipping Cabinets

Ice Cream Dipping Cabinets

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Whip Cream Dispensers

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Batch Freezers

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Soft Serve Machines

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Char Broilers

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Commercial Microwave Ovens

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Stock Pot Ranges

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Commercial Toasters

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Commercial Steamers

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Fry Dump Stations

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Braising Pans

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Salamanders

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Combiwave Ovens

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Meat Grinders and Food Grinders

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Pizza Cut & Pack Tables

Pizza Cut & Pack Tables

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Dish/ Compartment Sinks

Dish/ Compartment Sinks

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Hand Sinks

Dish Machines

Dish Machines

Glass Washers

Glass Washers

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Mop Sinks

Coffee Service

Coffee Service

Hot Beverage Dispenser

Hot Beverage Dispenser

Espresso Machines

Espresso Machines

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Frozen Drink Dispenser

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Tea Service

Juice Dispensers

Juice Dispensers

Hot Food Tables

Hot Food Tables

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Carving Station

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Holding Cabinets

Drop-In Food Wells

Drop-In Food Wells

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Countertop Warmers

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Heat Lamps

Direct Draw Systems: Kegerators

Direct Draw Systems: Kegerators

Deep Well Bottle Coolers

Deep Well Bottle Coolers

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Back Bar Storage

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Glass Chillers

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Under Bar Equipment

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Glass Washers

Ice Bins and Cocktail Equipment

Ice Bins and Cocktail Equipment

Blenders

Blenders

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Blender Stations

Frozen Drink Dispenser

Frozen Drink Dispenser

Drainboard Glassracks

Drainboard Glassracks

Liquor Displays

Liquor Displays

Microwave Ovens

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Blenders

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Dry Storage Shelving Kits

Dry Storage Shelving Kits

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Dunnage Rack

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Pan & Tray Racks

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Display Shelving

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