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How to Prepare Your Restaurant for Coronavirus

By Dot It March 19, 2020

With the arrival of the coronavirus in the United States, restaurants have been forced to change the way they operate on a day-to-day basis to help ease the spread of the virus. Now more than ever, restaurant operators need to make sure all employees are following the most stringent food safety standards. Having a coronavirus preparation plan in place will help your restaurant remain safe during this ever-changing situation.

​Ghost Kitchens – All the Information You Need to Know

By Dot It March 3, 2020 No comments

Don’t let the name scare you! Ghost kitchens are not what you may think. A ghost kitchen isn’t a kitchen that is being haunted by ghosts. Ghost kitchens are a growing trend in the restaurant industry, and you may be ordering from one even if you don’t know it!

Guide to the New Texas First Aid Laws

By Dot It February 10, 2020 No comments

Coinciding with the start of the new year, Texas has implemented a new first aid law. House Bill 496, which went into effect on January 1st, 2020, requires all public schools and open-enrollment charter schools in the state of Texas to have bleeding control kits available on campus. These first aid kits are being referred to as ‘Stop the Bleed’ kits. They are required to be placed in easily accessible areas and are to be included in a school’s emergency preparedness plans.

10 Restaurant Supplies to Stock Up on for the New Year

By Dot It January 17, 2020 No comments

With the new year underway, it's time to take stock of your the restaurant supplies you have on-hand. What did you run out of too quickly from the previous year? What did you buy too much of? Take this time to assess your inventory and buy new items for your restaurant for the coming year.

From food labels to smallwares, here is a list of supplies your kitchen needs for 2020.

Episode 4 of the Food on Demand Podcast: The Fast Growth of Food Delivery + Noah Glass of Olo

By Dot It November 18, 2019 No comments

In the fourth episode of the Food On Demand Podcast, hosts Tom and Nick discuss Deliveroo's European ghost kitchen and virtual restaurant operations, Google's latest moves in delivery and more!

Dot It Wins 2019 Best of Arlington: Restaurant Supply Store

By Rachel Morgan October 17, 2019 No comments

Dot It Restaurant Fulfillment has been selected for the 2019 Best of Arlington Award in the Restaurant Supply Store category by the Arlington Award Program.

Overlooked and Underrated Restaurant Supplies Every Restaurant Needs

By Dot It August 27, 2019 No comments

Let’s face it – some restaurant supplies are more exciting than others. Print items are snazzy and colorful, to-go containers are sleek and elegant. And then, there’s the not-so-exciting products which, when you think about it, your business would be lost without. Below are just a few of the items that are often overlooked and undervalued.

4 Ways to Improve Your Mobile Kitchen

By Dot It August 19, 2019 No comments

These days it seems like there’s a new food truck around every corner. A report found that the size of the food truck industry is estimated to reach $985 million in 2019. And with a significantly lower upfront investment compared to a brick and mortar restaurant, now is the best time to make the most of your mobile kitchen. Follow our tips to help improve your food trucks and stand out from the growing crowd.

How Restaurant Owners Can Take Charge of Their Franchises

By Dot It August 6, 2019 No comments

There’s no doubt you want to be a successful restaurant owner. Nobody wakes up in the morning hoping things are going to go wrong in the kitchen, the website is going to crash, and the orders are not going to arrive on time. One way to prevent these things from happening is to take control your franchises.

4 Kitchen Items You Need to Replace or Swap for a Newer Model

By Dot It July 24, 2019 No comments

Kitchen items, as much as we hope, won’t last forever. That is why over time you need to replace items in your kitchen. Kitchen items like bottles, storage containers, first aid kits, and packaging are some of the first and most important kitchen tools that you need to replace. This guide