Thankful

Reading Time: 6 minutes In the News

Here at Easy Ice, we’re thankful for a lot of things, but most of all, we’re thankful for our wonderful customers and employees. Some of our top Iceologists share what they are most grateful for during this holiday season.

Chipotle’s Food Safety Crisis: 5 Lessons for Restaurants

Reading Time: 5 minutes Food/Ice Safety, In the News

Recently, Chipotle suffered some food safety issues that led many customers to feel ill. Food safety is no joke. A bad occurrence at your business can lead to tons of negative reviews and a loss of customers. We have tons of experience serving restaurants all over the nation and want to share some of our tips for maintaining a clean and sanitary business.

Food Allergies: Must-Knows for Health and Profits

Reading Time: 3 minutes Food/Ice Safety, In the News

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 a restaurant becomes more complicated. … Read More

Foreign Workers, Immigration Status in Hospitality Industry

Reading Time: 6 minutes In the News, Small Business Resources

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 then. Although hospitality managers are … Read More

Dogs in Restaurants Fetch Profits

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the News, Small Business Resources

Americans will spend an estimated $58B on their pets in 2014 and restaurants are realizing the buying power of dog owners.  Like their furry friends, dog owners tend to be loyal and if a restaurant accommodates their desire to dine with Fido, they’ll keep coming back. Hotels embraced this trend years ago and began capturing more dollars by opening rooms … Read More