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Frozen Dessert Industry & Machine Articles — margarita machines

Chapel Tavern

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We sat down with Sean from Chapel Tavern, a popular bar in Reno Nevada that specializes in artisan cocktails and features the cult classic, frose. Chapel Tavern is currently using a Taylor 430 that was purchased from Slices Concession. Their frose recipe uses a selection of wine from Jenny Francois, who is an all natural wine maker based in Reno. One full batch of frose features 9 liters of wine and is able to make 80 8 oz. servings. This is a great example of the profit you can make using the machine which Sean says has paid for itself....

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SPOTLIGHT: Merrill Beverage

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We sat down with Joel Tharp, owner of Merill Beverage. For the past 24 years, Merill Beverage has provided frozen drink and dessert mixes to convenience stores, bars, restaurants, night clubs, and schools. In the world of frozen drink mixes, there are many companies to choose from but what sets Merill Beverage apart from the competition is the quality of their premium products which range from slushie mixes, cocktail mixes for bars, frozen cappuccinos, and even fruit juice slushie mixes that have made their mark in school districts. The fruit juice slushie mix is made from 100% fruit juice with...

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What Type of Machine Should I Buy For My Mexican Restaurant?

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  What Types of Machines Should I Buy For My Mexican Restaurant? Adding a frozen drink machine is a great addition to your Mexican restaurant. Your guests will love the range and options that your frozen drink machines will provide. Our previous clients have been able to increase their profit margin and make back their investments in a short period of time. Full service machines can produce dozens of pitchers with an hours worth of frozen drinks. Our machines are able to produce a large amount of product while only taking up a moderate amount of restaurant footprint. From margaritas...

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Spotlight: Vend Lease

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Vend Lease is the leader in helping new restaurant venues get approval for machinery and other restaurant equipment. They provide help with restaurants that need new POS systems, restaurant equipment, and surveillance equipment. They are designed to meet your needs specifically, their technique to getting you approved is a fast and flexible process. Being a direct lender, they have a niche for hospitality. We had the pleasure of interviewing Eric Chesser, who has worked for Vend Lease for about six years. He works with mostly new businesses and helps them get approved for financing. His favorite part of the business...

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Spotlight: Stax Ice Cream

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Frozen Academy had the pleasure of interviewing Vida Feng, one of the owners of Stax Ice Cream in New York City. A Baruch College graduate, she started making ice cream in college with co-owner Sophie Gao. After being encouraged by friends and family to pursue their passion, they finally decided to open up a store of their own. Being open for a little over a year and a half they have garnered much success. What sets their venue apart from the competition is their unique array of flavors. Being Asian-American, they like to combine flavors from both backgrounds. For example,...

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