HR Corner: Establishing First-Rate Personal Appearance & Hygiene Procedures Among Employees

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The appearance of your employees reflects directly on your restaurant’s standards. Having your staff looking professional and sanitary is essential in any business, but especially one where you are serving food. You don’t want to turn off customers because your staff has a ring in their nose, stud in their lip, midriff exposed, scruffy hair… Read more »

Top Ten: Industry Terms

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We’ve all heard these key industry words buzzing in magazines, legislation, conversations and online, but do we truly know what they mean? Let’s take a closer look at the Top 10 Specialty Dessert Industry terms we’ve been hearing a lot of and see what the experts are saying they really stand for. 10. “Artisanal” Hand-made… Read more »

5 Ways: Peach Mango

Understanding the versatility of products can help any business add to its existing offerings without adding expense. It just takes a little creativity and imagination. 5-Ways will feature one of PreGel’s premium products each issue and showcase a plethora of uses for it to capitalize on your investment. Here are some great ideas on how… Read more »

HR Corner: The Start of a New Year = Employee Evaluation Time

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The New Year brings the anticipation of change, growth and maybe even a little more wisdom. What better time than the new year to evaluate your current employees’ performances? It’s customary for businesses to conduct performance evaluations in January, as the new year always starts with setting new goals, strategic planning and budgets. While supervisors… Read more »

Top Ten: Official State Desserts

Whoopie Pies

10. Key Lime Pie – As its name implies, Key Lime Pie was invented in the late 19th century in the Florida Keys, which is also where Key limes are grown. One of America’s most-loved regional desserts, Florida’s famed Key Lime Pie was designated as the official state dessert in 2006. Named after the southernmost… Read more »

Top Ten: Hot Trends in the Industry

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Here are the top ten trends that are transforming the dessert industry right now. We reviewed all the major sources out there including Epicurious.com, hospitality and restaurant consultants Andrew Freeman & Co. The National Restaurant Association, Technomic Inc. and the PreGel Professional Training Center to present the best of the best to look out for…. Read more »

Top Ten: Vanilla Gelato Recipes

Vanilla Whiskey Caramel Gelato

Last issue, we shared with you our collection of our finest chocolate gelato recipes; so it’s only natural that, for this issue, we share with you our premium vanilla gelato recipes. These recipes are the top-ranked vanilla gelato creations produced using PreGel’s beloved Vanilla Traditional Pastes (Vanilla Mexico Superior, Vanilla Velvet and Vanilla Purissima Bean)…. Read more »

Top Ten: Chocolate Gelato Recipes

Top Ten Chocolate Gelato

You’ll love this collection of our finest chocolate gelato recipes! From one-of-a kind to classic chocolate flavors, these recipes are the top-ranked chocolate gelato creations produced by the PreGel Professional Training Center staff. These creations were selected as the best for their uniqueness and/or simplicity by customers, clients and the PreGel Staff. 10.  Chocolate Arrabbiata… Read more »

HR Corner: Interpersonal Communication–A Must in Business

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Face-to-face interpersonal communication is becoming less and less frequent in the workplace. Communication these days is quickly evolving into less conversation and more electronic sharing of information. With such mainstream communication technologies such as e-mailing, texting and instant messaging, employers are able to contact their employees without ever having to actually talk to them in… Read more »

What’s Blooming: Dress Your Gelato to the Nines and Increase Store Traffic

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A store’s window display can make all the difference to someone walking past, urging them to walk in and experience all the store has to offer. Seasonally decorated gelato has the same alluring effect. Be it Easter, Mother’s Day or the 4th of July, gelato decorated to the nines for that month’s festive holiday inevitably… Read more »

Top Ten: Recipe Bloopers

Recipe Bloopers

NOT EVERY EXPERIMENT IS A SUCCESS… OUR CUSTOMERS SHARE SOME OF THEIR BLOOPERS. A little experimentation is always needed to develop new recipes. As with any project, not every experiment is a success. We’ve seen and heard a lot over the years from different customers about their successful new flavors and creations, and they’ve even… Read more »