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Maximizing Value With Quality Used Restaurant Equipment

Almost 50% of restaurant owners use their extra revenue for equipment purchases or repairs. Equipment like ovens, freezers, microwaves, electric grills, and mixers are essential to any restaurant. For the restaurant to keep making money and run smoothly, these tools must always be in great shape. However, there are several expenses that come with operating […]

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Putting up a Commercial Space for Sale: Tips for Success

Did you know that the four main types of commercial real estate are office spaces, industrial spaces, multifamily rentals, and retail spaces? If you are planning on putting your commercial space for sale, it is important to understand that every type of commercial real estate will require sellers to make use of different selling strategies. This will

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As the Supply Chain Slows, Demand for Aftermarket Equipment Takes Off

More restaurants are looking at used and refurbished fryers and coolers amid shipping delays and to save on the cost to buildout.  By Jonathan Maze | Nov. 17, 2021 Whenever his company, Fransmart, starts working with an upstart restaurant chain, one of the first phone calls CEO Dan Rowe makes is to Neal Sherman. Sherman

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GARDEN FRESH LIQUIDATION (ALL LOCATIONS, ALL ASSETS)

COVID-19 IMPACTS RESTAURANT INDUSTRY: LIQUIDATION OF GARDEN FRESH The Nation’s Largest Restaurant Bankruptcy National: Garden Fresh one of the nation’s largest restaurant chains operating as Souplantation and Fresh Tomato is liquidating all assets under a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. The chain, which employed thousands, was a popular place to dine with self-service food bars, was not

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Restaurant Business “A Deeper Dive” Interview with Neal Sherman

Listen on Restaurant Business Join Neal Sherman, president and founder of TAGeX Brands, on “A Deeper Dive” with Jonathan Maze and Restaurant Business Magazine. Neal and Jonathan discuss insights into the pandemic and its impact on restaurants, as well as the specifics of the equipment market and how to save money during this challenging time.

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Ghost Kitchens of the Future are the Opposite of Dead

With the recent boom of technological advances in the restaurant industry, innovations like online ordering and delivery have made Ghost Kitchens a reality.  A ghost kitchen is a professional food preparation and cooking facility set up for the preparation of delivery-only meals. It contains the kitchen equipment and facilities needed for the preparation of restaurant meals but

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Restaurateurs Across the Nation Are Taking the Term “Munchies” to a Whole New Level

The popularity of cannabis in the US has skyrocketed in the past few years. Many states have decriminalized the drug and others have even legalized it recreationally. This has opened many new opportunities in the world of business, entertainment, and hospitality. Innovative chefs have begun offering cannabis-based items on the menu. Early adopters of this

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Fuddruckers points to impacts of rising labor costs in Emeryville as decision to shutter Bay Street

Fuddruckers abruptly closed their Bay Street Emeryville location last Sunday, October 13. The Burger establishment was among the last first generation of food tenants at the shopping center that opened 17 years ago. In addition, Buckhorn grill closed leaving the upper level of the center with a single eating establishment – California Pizza Kitchen. The

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TAGeX Brands is set to auction the contents of the closed Spaghetti Warehouse in Dallas, Texas

That’s right… the auction is now live at RestaurantEquipment.Bid! The auction will feature over 495 lots of the restaurant’s fixtures, lighting, and most importantly, other memorabilia and decor. The biggest and probably the most iconic piece featured in the auction will be the famous Spaghetti Warehouse trolley. All pieces, the trolley included, will start at

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TAGeX Brands is set to auction the contents of the closed Spaghetti Warehouse in Dallas, Texas

That’s right… the auction is now live at RestaurantEquipment.Bid! The auction will feature over 495 lots of the restaurant’s fixtures, lighting, and most importantly, other memorabilia and decor.   The biggest and probably the most iconic piece featured in the auction will be the famous Spaghetti Warehouse trolley. All pieces, the trolley included, will start

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Mid-Market Caribbean Restaurant Kaya Has Closed

Kaya, a Market Street restaurant partnership between chefs Nigel Jones (of Oakland’s Kingston 11) and Daniel Patterson’s Alta Group, has closed. The restaurant announced the news on its website, thanking customers for their patronage over the last year-and-a-half of business. Kaya replaced the original location of Patterson’s Alta restaurant, breathing fresh life into the space

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Proven Restaurant Content Marketing Tips to Attract More Customers

If you’re looking for effective content marketing tip to increase your restaurant’s revenues and expand its online presence, chances are you’ve realized that traditional marketing is becoming increasingly ineffective. A restaurant’s site without a blog, for example, is a rarity today because more and more businesses produce content to attract additional attention and engage their

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Could new management lead to further growth for Restaurant Brands International?

Restaurant Brands International (NYSE: QSR) reported its 4th quarter and full year results on February 12, 2019 before the market opened. As per the numbers in the early release, comparable sales are up 0.6% in Tim Hortons, 2% in Burger King, and 1.6% in Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for the Fiscal Year 2018. For Quarter 4

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Why that dish costs so much

We’ve all noticed it: Restaurants are always getting more and more expensive. A high-end dinner for two can easily add up to over $100, even without second drinks or dessert. Bottles of wine that retail for $15 are going by the glass for that price or more. Understandably, guests are increasingly frustrated. In response to

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Tech Talk: Should restaurants replace humans with technology?

“Flippy”—the world’s first burger flipping robot—launched March at a Caliburger restaurant in California. Capable of grilling 150 burgers per hour, the robot was praised for being cost-effective, efficient and able to safely and consistently prepare food for the restaurant’s guests. The robot was designed to take orders through a digital ticketing system, then automatically flip

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Tech Talk: Should restaurants replace humans with technology?

“Flippy”—the world’s first burger flipping robot—launched March at a Caliburger restaurant in California. Capable of grilling 150 burgers per hour, the robot was praised for being cost-effective, efficient and able to safely and consistently prepare food for the restaurant’s guests. The robot was designed to take orders through a digital ticketing system, then automatically flip

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Too Many Restaurants

Restaurants in major markets across the country are struggling to adjust to labor shortages, pay increased health care costs, absorb rising food costs and steep rents, and deal with the expectations of today’s consumers. Some are downsizing, and Others are turning to delivery apps to grow revenue. Some are just shutting their doors. Consumer interest

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TAGeX Brands Retained to Liquidate Twenty-One (21) Rent-A-Center Service Locations Nationally

Rent-A-Center, a rent-to-own furniture and electronics company, is liquidating twenty-one (21) service locations. The contents are currently being auctioned online by Advanced Auction Company an affiliate of TAGeX Brands. Bidding starts at $1.00 with no reserves. Rent-A-Center engaged TAGeX Brands to support the project. “Rent-A-Center is a fantastic company taking a green and sustainability path

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One City is Dishing out a Fine up to $500 to Restaurants for Using Plastic Utensils

According to MSN, The war against disposable plastic is on the march. At this point, companies, cities, and even countries have expressed their desire to do away with the scourge of single-use straws and other wasteful items. Now, another US city with a strong eco-friendly reputation is joining the plastic straw pushback, albeit a little

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Parent Company of Brio and Bravo Restaurants Moves Headquarters to Orlando

According to Nation’s Restaurant News, FoodFirst Global Restaurants Inc. is relocating its global headquarters to Florida and renaming its two core brands Brio Tuscan Grille and Bravo Cucina Italiana. Brio is now Brio Italian Mediterranean and Bravo is Bravo Fresh Italian. CEO Brad Blum, an investor in FoodFirst, said the renaming reflects how strongly the

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Parent Company of Brio and Bravo Restaurants Moves Headquarters to Orlando

According to Nation’s Restaurant News, FoodFirst Global Restaurants Inc. is relocating its global headquarters to Florida and renaming its two core brands Brio Tuscan Grille and Bravo Cucina Italiana.   Brio is now Brio Italian Mediterranean and Bravo is Bravo Fresh Italian. CEO Brad Blum, an investor in FoodFirst, said the renaming reflects how strongly

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14 Seattle restaurant closures – and time left to say goodbye to an all-time favorite

        It’s been two months since we last listed local bar-and-restaurant closures. In that time, 14 more places have said their goodbyes — and we’ll say farewell to beloved Seattle classic Phnom Penh at the end of May. It sounds like a lot of loss… But consider this: During this same time frame, nine new

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