Notes from the Iceologist

Thoughts from our resident Iceologists and guests

How to Clean an Ice Machine After a Flood

There are few things in life more disruptive than a flood. With everything you’ll need to take care of, the last thing you need is to worry about your ice machine. We understand the challenges you’re facing, so we put together a simple guide to show you how to properly clean an ice machine after […]

commercial ice machines, ice makers, ice bins, ice dispensers

The Difference between Air-Cooled and Water-Cooled Ice Machines

When it comes to choosing your commercial ice machine model, there are plenty of options out on the market today. You have to consider ice output, storage, size, and plenty of other factors before you make a final choice. One consideration is how and where the ice machine exhausts the heat it generates when making […]

Thanksgiving, gratitude


As we enter the holiday season, our thoughts are on what we are thankful and grateful for in our lives. Here at Easy Ice, we are thankful for our customers who trust us with their ice needs and for our tireless employees, partners and vendors who serve our customers every day. And we hear from […]

restaurant ice machine

Our All-Inclusive Subscription Features a Full-Service Restaurant Ice Machine

Do you realize how much a restaurant ice machine is really costing you? If you do the math, you wouldn’t want to own commercial ice makers ever again! The purchase price is only a small fraction of the total costs of ice machine ownership through it’s lifetime. Full service restaurants owning restaurant ice machines are […]

Manitowoc & Hoshizaki Ice Machine Options for Large Facilities

Easy Ice is revolutionizing the way large facilities maintain their industrial ice machines. As the only national provider of Manitowoc and Hoshizaki ice machines in an all-inclusive monthly subscription, Easy Ice is the preferred choice for commercial ice machines and water dispensers for facilities of all types and sizes. For a fixed monthly price, Easy Ice […]

restaurants, NYC, ice maker

Most Cost-Effective Ice Machine Program on the East Coast!

Your New York City or New Jersey restaurant relies on ice for customers and employees, and you need a commercial ice machine you can count on. Running a restaurant, you want as many predictable monthly expenses as possible, without surprise costs, right? That’s why Easy Ice developed a cost-effective subscription plan for ice machines. More […]

Hoshizaki Ice Machine Production Statistics

  Like most equipment, commercial ice machines will perform differently based on operating conditions. Simply put, it takes time to freeze water. The warmer the incoming water and the warmer the surrounding air, the longer it takes to freeze the water. The longer it takes, the fewer freeze cycles the machine can complete in 24 […]

National Restaurant Assoc, ProStart, Competition, Disneyland

Future Culinary Stars Compete in ProStart Invitational

The weekend of April 18-20, 2015, 400 aspiring culinary industry professionals will descend upon the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA, to participate in National Pro-Start Invitational (NPSI). ProStart is a two year culinary and management curriculum operated by the National Restaurant Association’s Educational Foundation (NRAEF) in partnership with 48 state restaurant associations (SRAs), as well […]

Best Seattle Restaurants for March Madness (or anytime!)

Seattle is one of the greatest cities in the country. Seattle has a phenomenal natural landscape and views, contemporary architecture (including Frank Gehry’s stunning EMP at the Seattle Center), famed Pike Place Market and top notch restaurants. The foodie scene is Seattle is abundant and pervasive. This year some of the second and third rounds […]

restaurants, dorms, health, ice machines

The Real Scoop About Ice Scoops

How does ice become unsanitary? It’s often human error stemming from improperly using ice scoops or placing foreign objects in the ice bin. Of course, if you’re not following sanitation guidelines for your commercial ice machine, contaminants can accumulate in the actual machine. But the main culprit usually lies in the ice bin and the […]