Keep Your Cool: Essential Refrigeration Gear for Hot Kitchens 

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The demand for reliable refrigeration solutions becomes more critical than ever for restaurant owners and foodservice operators during the summer. Proper refrigeration not only ensures food safety but also maximizes efficiency and reduces operational costs. Investing in top-notch refrigeration equipment can make all the difference in keeping your business running smoothly during the hottest months. […]

Making the Most of Patio Season: Enhancing Your Outdoor Dining Experience

As the warmer months approach, restaurant and foodservice operators are presented with the golden opportunity to maximize their outdoor spaces. Patio season not only attracts more guests looking to enjoy the pleasant weather but also increases seating capacity, boosting potential revenue. To truly capitalize on this season, investing in high-quality outdoor furniture and accessories is […]

Energy Star Products for the Commercial Foodservice Industry

In the commercial foodservice sector, the adoption of Energy Star-rated commercial foodservice equipment is not just a trend but a crucial element in running a cost-effective and environmentally responsible operation. As the industry observes Earth Month, there’s a heightened focus on the practical benefits and innovations offered by leading brands like Atosa, Beverage Air, Continental […]

Do More in Less Time

In the fast-paced world of commercial kitchens, efficiency is key. Restaurant owners and chefs are constantly seeking innovative ways to streamline operations, improve food quality, and enhance customer satisfaction. This drive for efficiency has led to the development and adoption of various products and technologies designed to get more done in less time. We at […]

Raise a Glass:  Celebrating 2023 in the Foodservice Equipment and Supply Industry

As we get set to usher in 2024, it’s time to reflect on a remarkable year for the foodservice equipment and supply industry. The year 2023 stands as a testament to resilience, innovation, and unyielding spirit. After grappling with the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry not only bounced back but also set […]

Enhancing Your Cafe Menu for Winter: Soups and Warm Sandwiches

As winter approaches, cafe and coffee shop owners have a unique opportunity to cater to their customers’ cravings for warmth and comfort. One excellent way to do this is by adding soups and warm sandwiches to your menu. These delectable options not only provide comfort but also offer a profitable avenue for diversifying your offerings. […]

Get Ready for Banquet Season: A Guide for Restaurant and Event Space Operators

As the holiday season approaches, restaurants and event spaces experience a surge in bookings for parties, corporate gatherings, and festive celebrations. With the increased demand comes an opportunity to shine and make a lasting impression on guests. Here’s a guide put together by us at Castino Restaurant Design Equipment & Supply to help you prepare […]

Inspirational Food Trends: Fusing Techniques and Equipment

In the ever-evolving culinary world, chefs continuously search for new ways to express their creativity and satisfy the palates of their guests. The ongoing merge of cutting-edge techniques with innovative foodservice equipment is giving rise to fresh and inspirational food trends that are set to redefine the dining experience. Sous-vide Renaissance: While sous-vide is not a […]

Grow your Business: Inspiring Unique Ideas

Sometimes you just find a fun article that tells the story better than you could. We loved running into this one from our friends at TOAST. We were planning on talking about inspiration and some interesting ways to grow your restaurant business, and this article found us. OK, not everyone is ready to change their theme […]