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Navigating Potential Changes in School Nutrition Standards

The USDA has recently updated the nutrition requirements for school meals, aligning them with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-202...
Pro Reps West
May 7, 2024
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The Evolution of Brunch

Brunch, that delightful combo of breakfast and lunch, has evolved over the years. What began as a humble mealtime concept has now become a s...
Pro Reps West
Apr 9, 2024
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10 Solutions for Improving School Nutrition Foodservice

School nutrition directors are tasked with the crucial responsibility of ensuring that students receive nutritious meals that support their ...
Pro Reps West
Apr 2, 2024
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Pro Reps West is Vitamix's West Coast Service Solution

In the bustling world of culinary innovation and foodservice excellence, Vitamix has long been synonymous with quality, performance, and dur...
Pro Reps West
Mar 7, 2024
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5 Solutions for Enhancing Your Bar's Foodservice Program

As bars strive to meet evolving consumer expectations, optimizing foodservice programs has become increasingly important. Whether it's offer...
Pro Reps West
Feb 29, 2024
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2 min

Menu Innovation for the Health Conscious Customer

Healthy eating is becoming more than a trendy fad in the modern era. In fact, according to a recent survey, 70 percent of consumers want to ...
Pro Reps West
Feb 6, 2024
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Introducing Salvajor Food Waste Solutions

In a commercial kitchen, managers must ensure that staff focuses on a wide variety of tasks. And while commercial kitchen equipment often le...
Pro Reps West
Jan 23, 2024
Two large resaurant-size fry pans are being held over two gas stove burners. Each fry pan has a long silver handle being held by a chef's hand. There is a large orange flame coming from underneath one pan. Each pan is full of food being tosses in the air.

California's Gas Ban: Essential Prep for Commercial Kitchens

California officials overturned a new energy code set to ban the sale of gas appliances in the state within ten years. The law aimed to redu...
Pro Reps West
Dec 19, 2023
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Introducing Shelving and Hot Holding Solutions from Metro

Storage space is always prime real estate in a kitchen. Operators have to find space to hold a variety of items, from paper goods to hot foo...
Pro Reps West
Nov 1, 2023