Introducing the Latest in Cooking Control, RATIONAL's iVario Pro

When we introduced the VarioCookingCenter® a few months ago, we had no idea how much better it was going to get. When you have a unit that's so incredibly versatile and then add a layer of control unrivaled in any commercial kitchen solution, the result is nothing short of spectacular.

Where RATIONAL's iVario Pro truly stands out is its ability to do just about anything in the kitchen. While it looks like a tilting skillet, the iVario Pro can do so much more. It can boil, fry, deep-fry, and pressure cook. It's built for speed, precision, intelligence, and ultimately, savings for operators.

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Summer Sous Vide Cooking with Henkelman Vacuum Sealers

As the weather warms up and the days get hotter and longer, the desire to stand and babysit a meal cooked over the stovetop goes down the drain. Sous vide cooking can and will be the game-changer that your industrial kitchen needs, and is guaranteed to result in happier guests (because it's delicious) and happier staff (because it's less labor intensive.) The Henkelman Vacuum Sealer is the perfect item to achieve this rare and sought-after cooking method.

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Meet the Newest Sibling in the Vitamix Family: The Quiet One Twist Lock

There’s nothing worse than visiting your favorite local coffee shop or speciality smoothie location, and having to pause your conversation because of the loud blender that is used in their kitchen. It’s irritating to customers (we’ve all experienced it!) and it can also hinder the effectiveness and customer service of staff members too. As we know, Vitamix is the industry leader in commercial blenders, and their ingenuity went to work yet again and developed a brand new addition to their commercial The Quiet One line- now available with a Twist Lock sound enclosure!

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Stay Safe From Coronavirus with MEIKO Technology

Foodservice operators want to re-open as soon as possible, and feel as “normal” as possible during the second half of 2020. Guests and customers want that too, but they need to feel safe when going out to eat, and trust that the foodservice staff are taking every necessary precaution to ensure that safety.

But the fact of the matter is that we’re still living in a pandemic. Adjusting to that culture and climate has proven to be like a roller coaster. Not many industries have been impacted quite as hard as the foodservice industry. Re-opening and operating restaurants, cafeterias, and other commercial kitchens can be done safely with proper solutions in place.

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5 Things to Know When Specifying a Bally Refrigerated Box

Not all refrigerated walk-ins are the same. And when it comes to choosing the right combination of features for your refrigerated walk-in cooler or freezer, it may seem overwhelming. Am I getting the right size? Is the refrigeration equipment efficient enough? What about the look of it? Will it stick out like a sore thumb, or can I get a custom look and feel to match my commercial kitchen's aesthetic?

If you've ever asked a question like this, you're not alone! At High Sabatino, we have decades of experience helping to specify refrigerated walk-ins like a Bally refrigerated box for our customers, and along the way, we've heard enough similar questions that we wanted to help answer them in one place.

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How Pizza Places Suddenly Became an Industry Leader

Pizza has always been a popular choice amongst those looking for a quick, affordable, last-minute dinner. However, during the recent indoor dining closures, pizzerias became a role model for restaurants looking to survive. Practically overnight, they became leaders in a restaurant industry devastated by COVID-19 closures, in large part because of their ability to provide carryout and delivery services.

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The Benefits of Cooking With Convection Steamers

One thing about running a foodservice operation is that change is inevitable. There will always be a new appliance on the market that offers better solutions for cooking, cleaning, and simply operating. The trick is to pinpoint the ones that will directly increase your operation's productivity while lowering costs and optimizing service. That's why we want to talk about cooking with steam.

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The Benefits of Ventless Commercial Cooking

All foodservice operations face a similar set of challenges, regardless of what they serve or to whom they serve it. Those challenges also lead to popular solutions, and of all the current foodservice equipment trends, ventless cooking might be one of the most popular.

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Chef Tommy's Amazing Bresaola

We all reap the benefits when Chef Tommy gets to experimenting in the High Sabatino test kitchen. Not only do the recipes taste amazing, the ingredients are fresh and the food is cooked to perfection. We guess that's the benefit of having an in-house chef with unlimited access to top-notch industrial and restaurant-quality equipment at his fingertips. Today we're sharing his recipe for the amazing bresaola, cooked in the Carter-Hoffman TenderChef.

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School Lunch Hero Day is May 1

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. They are often recognized as those brave few that protect the country in the military, or even those who choose to teach the children on the home-front. Nationally, May 1 is takes a new approach to thanking a hero; the School Nutrition Association deemed this day as National School Lunch Hero Day, and we're here to celebrate this day with and for you. 

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