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How To Install A Three Phase Frozen Dessert Machine

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In this article, we explain how to install a three-phase ice cream machine & how to check the polarity. *** We recommend you have a certified technician do any adjustments or changes to machinery and always be careful because electricity can be dangerous & cause harm. Note: Single phase frozen dessert machines do not need to have such careful installation because of their wiring. The beaters inside the freezing cylinder are designed to rotate clockwise. When turning clockwise this pushes the frozen ice cream mix towards the front of the machine so it can be poured out through the face plate's spouts....

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Scoop School: Using Just the Right Cups for Ice Cream and Stuff! 🍨

Posted by Destini Miller on

Cups can really make or break your ice cream business. How so? Scoop School gives us the 4-1-1 on how to maximize the use of our industry cups. For starters, there's many different TYPES of cups out there in the cup supply industry; but don't get too overwhelmed. All cups have an equal level of pros and cons, so it would be best to choose the cups you feel would market your product the best. Clear plastic cups are the most popular in the ice cream industry. Plastic cups allow your customers to see the vibrant colors and unique layering...

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Ice Cream Machines 101

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TYPES OF ICE CREAM MAKERS: SLICES CONCESSION USEFUL ICE CREAM MACHINE GUIDES  1. Single or Three Phase Machine  Depending on your building, choosing a single or three phase machine is imperative. Single phase electrical outlets are found in every building and can be used by anyone. In contrast, only some buildings are equipped to handle a three phased outlet that is more efficient.  2. Air Cooled vs Water Cooled Another one of our FAQ's regarding types of ice cream makers. Water cooled machines run smoother, freeze quicker, and are more efficient than their air cooled counterparts. In contrast, air cooled machines are ideal in...

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How To Buy The Right Soft Serve Machine For Your Ice Cream Shop: Machine Options You Should Consider

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Finding quality information about soft serve ice cream machines is difficult, especially when you are just starting out. This post will answer many FAQ's when deciding whether to buy a soft serve ice cream machine and which one is best for your shop. Before exploring the different machine options, consider the following: What type of product you want to sell What technology or controls over the product you need How much space you have to work with in your restaurant or venue What is your projected sales/demand  Ice Cream Machine Options: 1. Air Cooled vs Water Cooled One of the benefits of an...

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Scoop School: Smokey Ice Cream and using flavor extracts

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 In this segment of Scoop School, Mr. C talks about the use of other industries' flavor extracts to boost the flavor of ice cream. In this video, he uses the extract Liquid Smoke to create a Campfire & S'mores flavored ice cream.  Mr. C talks about the use of extracts in ice cream recipes and how you wouldn't want to use too much. Your extract should never be the base or the main taste in the batch. In a 4-gallon batch of base Mr. C only added about 2 tbsp of extract to heighten the flavor. Extracts are very dense...

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