2005 Industry Forecast - How Much Can We Grow?
Despite falling somewhat short of last year's strongly optimistic growth projections, E&S manufacturers, dealers and end-users surveyed for this Industry Forecast 2005 report are once again looking for healthy gains in volume and earnings.
Point Counterpoint: Are OEM Parts of Greater Value to End-Users than Generic Parts?
Two industry experts take up this long-simmering debate and present opposing views on which types of replacement parts are most beneficial to operators and why.
Facility Design Project of the Month:
Ralph's On The Park, New Orleans
The two kitchens at Ralph Brennan’s newest restaurant venture, located in a renovated historic building across from the entrance to City Park, are amply equipped with a French-style cooking suite, a “W”-shaped hot appetizer and pantry section, a walk-in cooler for both fish and poultry, and an array of other equipment that supports the production of Chef Gerard Maras’ seasonal culinary creations.
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DSR of the Month: Don Conrad, Stafford-Smith
E&S Spotlight: Seafood Prep
Operators require versatile kitchens, designated cold holding equipment and skilled chefs to maintain consistent quality in seafood preparations.
Product Sales Tips: Lead Your Field In Induction Cooktop Sales
This high-tech method of cooking offers operators a way to expand their menu programs quickly and inexpensively.
Parting Shot: Be A Great Salesperson...
Operator's Opinion: Smaller Is Better In On-Site Foodservice
DSR Clinic: What Do You Do If Clients Are Not Happy With Items You Sold Them?
Web Exclusive: Economic Outlook