Why Combi Oven Technology Is Excellent for School Cafeterias

School cafeteria meals don't have to be predictable. With today's students, food that isn't tasty is boring and irrelevant. At the same time, school districts and the foodservice equipment companies that support them are making things easier on today's directors and cafeteria staff. Combi oven technology is one of these improvements.


8 Ways to Replace, Refresh and Reinvent Your School Cafeteria with Remaining 2018-19 Funds

There are two likely scenarios this time of year. The first one is a school nutrition director sits down to review the 2018-19 budget and realizes there's a surplus. The second and more common option is to conclude, "We have to figure out how to save more next year."

Both scenarios lend themselves to replacing, refreshing, or reinventing your school cafeteria, and here are eight ways to do it.


One Thing School Nutrition Directors Might Overlook About Their Students

One of the hardest things to do in life is to see things from someone else's perspective. When we do, though, the number of insights we can receive is invaluable, and this is certainly true in Virginia and Maryland school cafeterias.


One Essential Tool for Delivering Nutritious K-12 Meals

When you think about blenders in commercial or institutional foodservice operations, you probably think about blended drinks like daiquiris or smoothies. You might imagine small batches of soups or salsas. Maybe you even conjure up images of grinding down spices.


The Four Fs of School Foodservice

Thumbs up if you're meeting all your school foodservice challenges, but based on everything we've heard, there are still significant issues that every school district faces.


Doing More with Less in Your Commercial Kitchen

When you boil it all down, the overall success of a restaurant or commercial foodservice operation depends on two things: the ingredients used to create the menu and the processes used to cook and prepare those ingredients.

Let's focus on the second one.


A Back-to-School Checklist for School Nutrition Professionals

It's that time of year. We are quickly moving through the end of summer and getting ready for schools to reopen. We are bombarded with advertisements in all forms of media regarding sales of back to school supplies.


Three Holding Cabinet Solutions for Your School Foodservice Program

In the school cafeteria kitchen, food must be prepared in large quantities. But from the first student in line to the very last, the expectation is still the same – that school breakfast or lunch should be hot, fresh, and maintain that fresh out of the oven quality, regardless of the holding time that day. But with aging or inefficient equipment, it’s often not possible.

We’ve heard time and again about these ongoing school nutrition challenges. Fortunately, there are food holding solutions ideal for any Virginia, Maryland, or Washington, D.C. school cafeteria.


Five Reasons to Attend a High Sabatino Foodservice Demo in 2018

We love it when people come by the High Sabatino test kitchen to attend our Irinox Training Demos, our RATIONAL CookingLive events, or just to stop by to browse and talk food. But we've had many people who have never attended ask us, "Why should we attend a demo?"

Here's our answer:


In the Rings with High Sabatino: Mike Colligon

Foodservice is an industry based on relationships. Whether you're serving a family in a chain restaurant, cooking food in a school lunchroom for hungry students, or trying to educate foodservice operators on the latest equipment solutions, we believe open communication and effective dialog are the best way to go.