Daniel.hurd@primasupply.com's blog

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About the Author

Born in the deep south and married to a native of the sunny west coast, Daniel enjoys the great outdoors, good cooking, and learning about nearly everything in between.

Apart from spending time with his family and friends, he's wrapping up a grad degree, training to become a Chaplain in the military, trying not to break too much stuff in his fixer-upper house, and collaborating with great co-workers who bring new ideas to the table each day at Prima.

Taste of the Town - Harvest

Taste of the Town - Harvest

Check our latest Taste of the Town where we hear from Ivor and Chef Patrick about Harvest, a locally grown restaurant.

Taste of the Town - Grind Burger Kitchen

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Check our latest Taste of the Town where we hear from the owners of Louisville's up-and-coming Grind Burger Kitchen

Selecting the Commercial Range that’s Right for Your Operation

Selecting the Commercial Range that’s Right for Your Operation

A range is a key piece of equipment in many commercial kitchens. Whether you are outfitting a new location or...

Taste of the Town - Hot Coffee

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"We don't believe in decaf and we don't believe in non-fat, we are a place of luxury. You come to us because you want sugar, or caffeine, or something to make you feel good...

Taste of the Town - SuperChef's

Taste of the Town

What do knickknacks, superhero themed menus, and outrageously tasty gourmet breakfast have in common? Well, unless you've visited...

Check Your Order for Damage in 3 Simple Steps

Check Your Order for Damage in 3 Simple Steps

Watch this video to learn why you need to check for damage.

What is Lift Gate?

What is lift gate?

Spiffy Cyber Monday Deals For You

Cyber Monday

Is all the razzmatazz of the shopping season giving you a headache? Well, here's the scoop on some clear cut Cyber Monday deals:

We're offering coupons between $25 to $50 on microwaves and coffee makers from top brands Bunn and Sharp.

Plus, we have a coupon for the Vitamix Quiet One Blender - $100 off to the first ten buyers.

As usual you get fast and free shipping straight to your door. That's pretty slick in our book; we hope you agree!

Try Before You Buy Only With Prima Supply

Try before you buy blog announcement

Let's face it - big purchases can be intimidating. What if the size is not right? What if you're disappointed by the functionality? It can feel like a bit of a gamble. Prima's new program seeks to eliminate buyer's anxiety by allowing you to test out certain equipment products for free.

Manitowoc NEO Ice Machines: 6 Reasons the Amish Might Disapprove

6 Reasons Ice Maker Blog

This spring, a new challenge to the Amish way of life has arisen - Manitowoc’s new NEO undercounter ice makers. Here below are 6 reasons for concern. Even if you’re not Amish (and you’re probably not, since you’re online), you may want to ask - "Will the NEO ruin my soul?"

A Promising New Year - True Expands Warranty on Entire Line

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True Refrigeration rang in the New Year by extending warranties on all their products. Prior to 2013, True offered a predictable 1-year parts and labor warranty with an additional 4-year compressor guarantee. With a reputation for quality built over 65 years, True’s customers felt comfortable knowing they were buying from the best. As the multiplication of imports crowded the marketplace, however, it became clear that True would have to make their advantage more explicit. They didn’t have flashy gizmos to highlight; True has

How Vulcan's Endurance Range Lives Long & Profits You

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Chefs and operators throughout the nation recognize Vulcan for providing top-quality, energy efficient commercial cooking equipment that consistently produces desired results.

Savvy Shopper? 3 Reasons Why Arctic Air Should Be On Your Radar

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So, you know the saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”? Well, it seems as though Arctic Air has broken the learning curve by picking up a few new tricks in 2012. They released a revamped economy line of commercial refrigerators and freezers, which switched from a white metal exterior to stainless steel, plastic fans to metal, and cumbersome location for a

8 Unique Ways to Save Time, Money, and Space with Stainless Steel Tables

Stainless Steel Blog Post

What does every restaurant owner desperately need more of? Time, money, and space, of course! Here is a brief list of ways you can increase productivity, save a little more room, and keep more of the money that you work hard to earn.

The Prima Mix: The Huber Experiment in Slow Motion Food

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This video is all about food (a mess of food, but one mess you won't have to clean up!).

Now that’s a Bright Idea: How Manitowoc is Conserving Energy and Putting Money Back in Your Pocket

Manitowoc and Energy Conservation

In today’s blog we’re going to see how Manitowoc Ice as a company is becoming more sustainable, along with looking at their increasing line of energy saving products.

Why the Manitowoc Indigo Series Ice Maker is Taking Over the Kitchen

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Manitowoc's I-Series include impressive technological advancements that provide continual updates and the smarts to figure out optimal production levels for daily use. In this blog post, we’ll look at these features in-depth and explore the many options of an Indigo Series Ice Machine.

Ideas for Themed Wedding Cakes for Your Most Special Day by Michelle Lee

Themed Wedding Cakes

Guest blogger Michelle Lee from Miramare Gardens explains, "When planning a wedding, there are a great number of things that are needed to be considered, not only for the ceremony but also for the reception." Wedding cakes are essential in this decision process. Themed wedding cakes in particular are rising in popularity - check out Michelle's post as she explains the various types of themes present today.

The Evolution of Facebook and Google by David Hayden

David Hayden of Hospitality Formula Network

As many of you know, Facebook will be converting all fan pages to the timeline format on March 31, 2012. This will render obsolete many of the marketing tactics that many smart businesses and internet marketing consultants have been using for years. Along with this change comes a new set of guidelines for fan pages that will make many common marketing strategies a violation of Facebook’s terms of service.

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