Equip for the menu

Major, Meg
June 2002
Progressive Grocer;6/1/2002, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p72
Trade Publication
Presents tips for food retailers when acquiring foodservice machinery. Common stumbling blocks retailers encounter when negotiating equipment packages; Importance of conducting a thorough menu analysis before purchasing equipment; Key pieces of equipment recommended.


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