Welcome To My Blog!

Welcome To My Blog!

I’m Connie Tipton, co-owner of Tipton Equipment Restaurant Supply, (along with my husband Tim), and a full-time foodie. This is where I post tips, recipes and other restaurant musings I find helpful or interesting. Hope you enjoy!

How to Run an Energy-Efficient Restaurant

You probably don’t need to be reminded of the high cost of electricity in running a restaurant. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Right now, many establishments, including restaurants, are going green and adopting eco-friendly strategies to conserve energy. Going...

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Tipping: A Restaurant Controversy

When it comes to tipping or no-tipping policies in restaurants, there are strong feelings on both sides. While many restaurants have implemented no tipping policies, others are strong proponents for tipping. Still others aren’t sure which policy is right for their...

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Start Preparing Your Restaurant for Summer!

As a restaurant owner, you may have noticed that weather has affects the number of customers that walk through your door. It is widely understood, for example, that rain drives customers indoors as they seek shelter from the storm. Snowstorms, of course, discourage...

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Cleaning Your Commercial Deep Fryer Made Easy

A commercial deep fryer requires daily cleaning to keep the appliance in perfect working condition. However, cleaning the restaurant’s deep fryer is one of the most dreaded tasks for many restaurant workers. Who could blame them? The process of cleaning a deep fryer...

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The Top Chefs Use Cast Iron. Do You?

From pots to pans, restaurant cookware has been made out of all kinds of materials. What kind do you use? If your answer isn’t cast iron, it’s time for you to reconsider.  Cast iron cookware has many benefits. Let’s take a look at why you need to be using cast iron in...

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How to Crash the Dine and Dash

Any business that sells physical products is subject to the occasional theft. So are restaurants – it’s just called by a different name. Dine-and-dashers take advantage of the fact that they receive their purchase before they pay, rather than after. In many...

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Preparing for Your Restaurant’s Grand Opening

Starting a restaurant is an adventure. There will have been months of planning, preparation, purchasing and hiring. When you finally have everything ready, your grand opening is a big deal. If everything is perfect, your grand opening will leave a lasting impression...

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Conway, AR 72032

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