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The Benefits Of An Organised Fridge

If you’re a regular visitor to our website, you’ll know that we’ve spoken before about how to organise your industrial fridge. In this post, we thought we’d move on from the “how” and onto the “why”. There are several key reasons why introducing some structure and order to your industrial fridge can be very beneficial to your business, and to the overall well-being of the bottom line. Here are just a few of them: You pay good money for the high-quality food and fresh produce you store in your industrial fridge. By having a properly organised refrigerator and a storage...

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It's Time To Get Serious About Your Wine Storage

If you run a bar or restaurant, we have good news and we have bad news. The good news is, your customers know more about wine than ever before. That means they’re more likely to buy the more expensive brands on your wine list. The bad news is...your customers know more about wine than ever before! The flipside of that is they’re more likely to appreciate the difference between what’s good and what isn’t; if the wine they order isn’t up to scratch, they’ll send it back. A lot of the problems with the wine being served in New Zealand...

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What Sets Commercial Freezers Apart From Domestic Freezers

A freezer is an essential part of any kitchen, but does a commercial kitchen really require a commercial freezer? Wouldn’t a domestic freezer do the job? At Honar Refrigeration, we are freezer experts and have put together a list of the main differences between commercial and domestic freezers. This will help you make the best decision when it comes to meeting your freezer requirements. Longevity When buying any appliance, it’s important to think about how long it will last. While a domestic freezer may be cheaper, you could end up having to replace it sooner than you want to. This...

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Who Left The Walk-In Chiller Door Open?

A common question asked in restaurant kitchens is, “Who left the door open?” Chances are, it’s not just any door being asked about. It’s often the walk-in chiller door that is left open - and that can be cold and costly. It might not be human forgetfulness causing the problem; it might be something else that you can fix easily. First Things To Check First up, check that the chiller is level on the ground and not leaning forward. If it isn’t level, then it might just be gravity causing the door to malfunction. If that’s not the culprit, a...

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Your Must-Have Commerical Freezer Maintenance Checklist

If you’ve recently bought a top-of-the-range commercial freezer, you’ll probably think it will last for a long time and rarely malfunction. If the freezer is a reputable brand, then you’re justified in thinking so. However, there are things you can do to extend its lifespan even further and get even better value for money from your new investment. By following this maintenance checklist, you’ll reduce the likelihood of costly malfunctions and breakages, and enjoy other benefits too.   Regular Maintenance Tips The first tip is to call in the experts! Keeping your commercial freezer running for longer requires thorough and regular...

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