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AllergyEats, Restaurants

Food Allergies: Must-Knows for Health and Profits

Approximately 12 million people in the U.S. have food allergies — that’s more than 1 in 25 of us! 8% of kids have food allergies, some of which they will outgrow. But adult onset of food allergies is becoming more common. When a family member has a food allergy, whether mild or severe, dining at […]

immigration, temporary workers

Foreign Workers, Immigration Status in Hospitality Industry

The immigration raids involving Chipotle for two years beginning 2010 is all too familiar to those in the hospitality business.  As a result of the investigation, Chipotle fired 450 workers in Minnesota after being unable to confirm the validity of their work documents.  Many other hospitality businesses have been the target of immigration-related investigations since […]

childhood hunger, charity, philanthropy, ice

Easy Ice Teams with Share Our Strength to End Childhood Hunger

Easy Ice announced today that they are a local sponsor of Share our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® events in Washington, DC, New York City, Miami and Baltimore. One hundred percent of proceeds from the events benefits Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign to end childhood hunger in America. Easy Ice, the only ice […]

commercial ice machines

Customer Referral Program

Easy Ice customers are often relieved (sometimes downright excited!) to have discovered the benefits of not owning an ice machine.  Now you can earn a FREE month of service by referring a new customer to Easy Ice. For every referral who becomes an Easy Ice customer, you earn a free month of service!  Isn’t that […]

more financing for ice machine subscriptions

Easy Ice Raises $20 Million in Growth Financing

Easy Ice today announced that they have secured $20 million in financing to support company growth in 2014. The bulk of the funding was provided by Saratoga Investment Corp., an investment firm in NY, while the remaining amount was contributed by private investors.  Saratoga invested a total of $12 million in Easy Ice, citing the […]

Chef Robert Irvine and Easy Ice team up to help Hurricane Sandy firefighters

Robert Irvine and Easy Ice Helping Hurricane Sandy Victims 1 Year Later

Long Beach Island was one of the hardest hit areas of Hurricane Sandy’s devastation and Ship Bottom saw 46% of the city’s structures damaged, including the firehouse.  It’s been a year since the storm ravaged the New Jersey coastline and cleanup is ongoing.  Recently, Chef Robert Irvine engaged in a remodel of the volunteer firehouse […]

foodservice advice contest

And the Winners are…

Choosing the winners for Easy Ice’s Experts Express! contest wasn’t easy.  So many of your submissions have advice that is spot-on for hospitality leaders. Entrants touched on topics that I hammer home every week on Restaurant: Impossible: updating menus, knowing your customers, hiring the right people, budgeting, decor and food safety.  It was a difficult […]

square ice cube

It’s Cool to be Square!

Solid, square ice cubes have been gaining popularity with mixologists and their customers over the past few years.  Classic cocktails, especially brown spirits, are making a comeback in bars across the country. The simplicity of these old standards rely on maintaining the deep, smokey flavors of the liquor.  When the ice melts too quickly, the […]

cory jacob, robert irvine, comedian, actor

Cory Jacob: Comedy, Chimps and Ice Machines

We made a commercial this past spring with Robert Irvine, a chimp and a very funny comedic actor, Cory Jacob. Since we’re ice machine experts and not casting agents, we really had no clue about the process of finding the perfect actor to play our “every man” Dan in our spot. In our perfect scenario, […]

Experts Express Official Contest Rules & Regulations

Experts Express!

Experts Express! Contest Extended Through November 13, 2013! Get ready to Express yourself!  The Experts Express contest gives you the opportunity to show off your management expertise with the ultimate restaurant expert, Chef Robert Irvine! Chef Robert is taking on a new challenge to help aspiring chefs with Food Network’s newest program, Restaurant Express, debuting […]