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Take a Fresh, Local Approach to Menu Creation

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Put down the greasy french fries, and steam broccoli instead. Step away from fried, breaded chicken, but add lean meat and quinoa to the menu. Add local flavor with fresh, wholesome fruits, vegetables and grains.

Salad or Burgers? Campuses Seek Innovative, Nutritious Menu Items

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The “Freshman 15” may only be the “Freshman Two” or the “Freshman Five,” but it still is a real health concern for college students leaving home for the first time. As the Class of 2014 prepares for the next stage of their life, college campuses are getting ready for the upcoming semester and examining their menu choices to promote healthy living as these teens transition to adulthood.

Alto-Shaam Combi Ovens Help Fuel Philadelphia Club's Growth

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We love hearing success stories from our customers about how their Alto-Shaam equipment has helped grow their businesses. The Union League of Philadelphia recently shared all about its $12 million renovation and kitchen expansion, helping the club reach $15 million in food and beverage sales in 2013, a 500 percent increase from the $3 million in sales it attained in 2000.

The Bridgford Food/Alto-Shaam Connection at the NRA Show

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So we were wandering the exhibit hall at #NRAshow and the smell of delicious baked goods lured us in. Bridgford Foods makes Alto-Shaam smell good!

CT PROformance combi oven "Rocks My Restaurant"


Bill Bender and Eric Norman of Foodable Network's show, Rock My Restaurant, interview Alto-Shaam Executive Corporate Chef Ryan Norman and learn why CT PROformance combination steamer/convection oven was named FCSI's 2014 Product of the Year:

'Shaam rocks St. Patrick's day corned beef! Learn how you can too...


Chef Bill Rakow shows you just how easily you can make corned beef for St. Patrick's day in your Cook & Hold oven:

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The Secret Behind New Castle Hotels' Banqueting Success

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A preferred management company for Marriott, Hilton, and Starwood brands, New Castle Hotels and Resorts also manages a number of their own independent properties. What does this all mean? Food, and lots of it. New Castle puts on thousands of catering and banqueting events a year, resulting in about $13 million in sales. 

CT PROformance is Here!




Introducing the newest combi oven from Alto-Shaam:

The CT PROformance™ Combitherm® Oven 

The future is here. Engineered with a commitment to foodservice innovation, the CT PROformance offers unprecedented performance in the industry. Execute every menu, from basic to complex, with flawless precision and consistency, faster than every before. 

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Did You Know: Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Cook & Hold


An Alto-Shaam Cook & Hold can do more than just proteins! Our chefs recently tested a recipe for making chocolate chip cooking inside an Alto-Shaam 500TH/III for one of our chain accounts. So, we thought we would share! 

Why Service Matters: As Told By A Sales Manager

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I recently found myself in a city overrun by ice on a Friday. Making it home for the weekend was not looking good. However, because I was scheduled to leave again on Monday morning, making it home was a priority. Unfortunately, my interactions with the airline I was flying on were unpleasant. 2-3 hour hold times on the phone, and nobody offering any solutions other than “we can try to get you out on Monday.” However, one individual on another airline went above and beyond to help me get home. In fact, she made it possible for me to make it home late Friday night. 

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