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Trending Restaurant Beverages This Year

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No matter where your restaurant is located, you’ll find that fun beverages are going to be the hot topic this year. In fact, a study by The National Restaurant Association showed that in 2019, customers will be expecting craft artisan and locally made beverages of all varieties. Based on that survey, 650 professional chefs gave some insight into what was trending according to restauranteurs and bartenders, especially for the coming year.


Craft House Coffee Diners are looking for culinary experiences these days, and they are just as quick to pursue it in their cup of joe. It’s becoming more and more popular for restaurants to feature beans that are roasted on site. Especially among the millennial crowd, coffee isn’t just a way to grab some caffeine, it’s an experience, it’s about learning the back story, and it’s about the craft. If your restaurant would benefit from stepping up your coffee game, it may be time to get a coffee roaster in Missouri.

Barrel Aged Drinks An up and coming tr…

The Restaurant Equipment List You Need to See - Part 2

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The kitchen is the center of your restaurant business in St. Louis. Whether you are a new restaurant, or you’ve been around for a while and want to update your equipment, you’ll want high-quality equipment. The equipment in your kitchen needs to withstand the pressures of daily use. With careful planning and research, you can increase the efficiency in your Missouri kitchen. We covered part 1 last week with items like food processors, food prep counters, slicers and more - you can check it out here. This week we’re continuing on and finishing out a list of items that you’ll want to have to round out your kitchen processes.


Ranges This really shouldn’t come as a surprise, unless your commercial kitchen in Missouri doesn’t prepare food over an open flame. The range is going to be the powerhouse of your kitchen, so it’s important to choose one that will not only perform all of the tasks you need it to but is always meeting aesthetic needs as well. The same as residential ranges, you’ll g…

The Restaurant Equipment List You Need to See - Part 1

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The kitchen is the center of your restaurant business in St. Louis. Whether you are a new restaurant, or you’ve been around for a while and want to update your equipment, you’ll want high-quality equipment. The equipment in your kitchen needs to withstand the pressures of daily use. With careful planning and research, you can increase the efficiency in your Missouri kitchen.


Freezers & Refrigerators If you have a commercial kitchen, you will need some type of unit to keep things cold. This helps prevent items from perishing quickly, preserves freshness, and provides cold food storage space.

Before you choose the unit that you need, you should consider the size of your restaurant and operations. No matter what unit you decide to go with, indoor or outdoor, custom shaped, large, or small - Fast Fix LLC can help. We can also assist with installation and then set up a plan for properly maintaining your unit.

Food Preparation Counters This tool will be essential to your kitchen. Prep …

When Should You Replace Your Restaurant Equipment?

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While the thought “when it’s broken” may come to mind first, you know that having equipment that doesn’t work properly and is outdated can cost your Missouri restaurant a lot of money. At Fast Fix LLC, we know appliances, we deal with hundreds of them in all shapes and brands, so we have a seen a thing or two when it comes to deciding whether it should be repaired or replaced. Here are a few things to keep in mind when deciding to replace or repair commercial kitchen equipment in St. Louis.


Repairs Costs Are Adding Up In every appliance's life, there will be a time when you find that you are spending more to repair it than it is worth. At this point, it’s time to just pass it off and get a new one. This is especially true when the issues start to add up, and you find that there are several things wrong. If you can replace the unit for less than the cost to replace - it’s time to replace!

The Appliance Is Inefficient Sometimes, the best reason to replace a kitchen appliance in Miss…