What Natural Gas Restrictions Could Mean for Restaurants

The use of natural gas in restaurants is a complex one. While gas has traditionally been an enormous driver of commercial foodservice equipment, those traditions are starting to change. All across the country, cities and municipalities are enacting regulations that ban the use of gas. What began in Berkeley, California, has spread to other cities […]

20 Years and Counting

Evo Equipment History

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. That may be, but you know what is even better? Forging your own path of innovation and disruption, so much so that others try to imitate you. That’s what EVO has done ever since the company was founded in 2001 in Portland, Oregon. It’s what happens […]

The Ventless Broiler Is a Real Thing

Collaboration breeds ingenuity. It’s what brings us so many innovations across all types of industries ranging from aerospace to brewing ales. When great minds get together with the goal of creating something bigger than the individual parts, magic happens, and that’s exactly what our Middleby parent company hopes to create by bringing together so many […]

What Is A Chef’s Action Station?

There is an old saying: “We eat with our eyes first”. Most people have seen endless throngs of social media posts that feature visually appealing food dishes. So, it is natural that foodservice trends are veering toward visuals. Currently, one of the most innovative movements in the foodservice industry is chef action stations. What Is […]

Redefining the limits of ventless: Nieco Broiler with Evo VentCore

Over the last two decades, Middleby has become one of the biggest disruptors in the industry. From green initiatives to new technologies, Middleby has always stayed ahead of the game when it comes to embracing technology and using it to improve its products across all platforms. One of the ways Middleby has set the standard […]

Where’s the EVent? in Tuscaloosa

If there’s one thing they know in Tuscaloosa, Alabama besides football, it’s good eating. Home to one of the most famous barbecue restaurants on the planet – hello, Dreamland – students at the University of Alabama certainly know what success looks like both on the field and on the plate, and those two things come […]

Introducing the New Evo Elevation 40E Plancha

According to the history books, flattop cooking began with the native cultures in Latin America, where they used to use a flat, heated clay or stone surface to cook masa or cornmeal. We’ve come a long way since those days, with the latest evolution being the new plancha from EVO. Created for operations that require […]

Where’s the EVent? At Yankee Stadium

“There it goes, see ya.” It’s not just a catchphrase from the YES Network’s Michael Kay whenever the Bronx Bombers hit another one into the short porch in right field. It could easily be applied to their ventless griddles scattered all around the stadium concourse, griddles that pull exhaust and smoke away from the cooking […]