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Manitowoc Company Purchases Enodis

The transaction is valued at approximately $2.1 billion, including the assumption of Enodis’ net debt (approximately $207 million as of September 29, 2007).

Valuing Your Store

Appraisals often are associated with annoyance—the mere thought of paying good money for someone to come into your restaurant and snoop around everything from the kitchen to your bookkeeping makes many operators cringe. But these valuations are a necessary part of doing business, particularly in the fast-food arena, where changes like the expiration of leases […]

Welcome to South Africa

September 27, 2007, was a big day in Soweto, a township of more than a million people just outside the South African city of Johannesburg. Former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela and other dignitaries gathered with a local choir and a crowd of thousands to mark a very special occasion. It was […]

Frymaster Educates NAFEM Show Patrons on the Techniques for Fit Frying

There’s no doubt that consumers today are looking for healthier menu options, but on the other hand, fried items, like chicken nuggets and French fries, remain strong-selling staples at quick-service restaurants. Frymaster, a leading manufacturer of commercial foodservice equipment, is providing operators with a way to address this dichotomy by educating visitors to the North American Association of Food Manufacturers show about the tenets of “Fit Frying.”

Leaders in Kitchen Innovation Honored

New at the NRA show this year is a pavilion devoted to Kitchen Innovations, featuring the winners of the 2005 Kitchen Innovations Award, as judged by a panel of eight design, fabrication, and equipment experts.