Front of the House: a Definition

There are two types of jobs in a restaurant: front of the house, and back of the house. Front of the house jobs are jobs that involve interacting with your customer or guest, from the time they walk through your door of your restaurant to the time they leave your restaurant, bar, or commercial kitchen.… Read More

How do Franchises work?

Okay, this frog is a sucker for stick figures. Don’t judge me. Something about a stick figure reminds me that even though whoever made the video may have a deeper understanding of the topic, they still can’t draw to save their life and that makes me happy because I can’t either. There is something to be said about being… Read More

Minimum Wage raises 12 cents in Florida

So starting tomorrow, it’s a lucky day for new employees! Minimum wage is being raised in FL a whole 12 cents from $7.93 to $8.05! So that means that any new hires and anyone making less than minimum wage now get a minimum of $8.05 an hour, whereas any of you old hires don’t get… Read More

It’s the Final Countdown….

So yeah, this is going on. We are still two days away from finishing our HUGE Santa Baby sale! So what does that mean for you? Well, to put it frankly, that means that our already low prices are even lower! We can help you update your existing commercial kitchen, or even help you build… Read More

Bakery Cases on SALE – $899

Have you guys heard Taylor Swift’s song, “Shake it Off?” If you answered no, I have to know how you’ve managed to avoid it since it plays on the radio at least 5 times during an average work day. It’s awful I LOVE IT! When I first heard the song, I thought there was a brief… Read More

Bad Dates – Location Matters!

I know you’ve all been on some pretty bad dates, but I have one to take the cake! There are just some restaurants you don’t take your date to; especially if it’s your first date! Don’t take them to CiCi’s Pizza for the all you can eat buffet, for starters. In fact, don’t do pizza… Read More

There’s a fly in my soup, and I hate your face

Odds are that any new business, especially a restaurant, is bound to have its share of trial and errors as it gets off the ground. This could potentially be a real sweet spot for tweaking the foundation of your business. The bad news is that this grace period is microscopic and you have to be… Read More

Pizza Prep Tables

I love pizza (almost as much as I love food trucks). I also love when clients come in and tell me about how they make pizza. There is something almost scientific about the perfect pizza crust. You have to cook it at just the right temperature, and cooking pizza dough in Florida is a lot… Read More

Top 10 Restaurant Chains

According to National Restaurant News, the top food chains in America are as follows: McDonalds Subway Burger King Starbucks Wendy’s Taco Bell Dunkin’ Donuts Pizza Hut KFC Applebee’s How many of these places do you frequent and what makes them so popular? I think I’ve been to 6 of the 10 in the last month.… Read More


When was anything that was fried ever bad? Frying can take ordinary food items and transform them into extraordinary delectable delights. Oreos for example. Yes tasty, but they had  become so predictable for me. But, once I discovered fried oreos at a carnival my sophomore year of high school, I suddenly began to see the… Read More

It’s easy getting financing at One Fat Frog

The One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment financing plan has helped countless start up restaurant and existing ones get the funding they need for a dynamic, successful business. And at One Fat Frog, we make the financing process as quick and painless as possible. All you need to do is complete a one-page form, sign your… Read More

All Credit Scores Welcome to Apply for Restaurant Equipment Financing

Don’t let your less than perfect credit put a stop to your dreams of owning a restaurant! One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment works with all kinds of credit and budgets with our restaurant equipment financing plan. The One Fat Frog in-house finance manager isn’t scared by a little bad credit – he will still fight… Read More

Food Service Industry By the Numbers

One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment moves a lot of commercial equipment in and out of the Orlando warehouse. Our client base is always growing around Florida and beyond. Sometimes it’s nice to take a step back and realize just how enormous the restaurant industry is in the U.S. Here are some numbers relating to the… Read More

Kitchen Equipment Financing: Easy Approval

Through the One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment financing plan, a tremendous amount of start up restaurants have been able to get all of the commercial restaurant equipment they need for success in the business. We’ve done the lot of them: pizzerias, bakeries, cafes, diners, delis, food trucks, sub shops, BBQ restaurants, seafood restaurants, ethnic restaurants,… Read More

Creating a Business Plan, Part 3

For those who are regular readers of the One Fat Frog blog (and seriously, if you’re not, what the heck is up with you?), then you may have noticed that last week, we began a series of blogs describing how to create your business plan. Well, we’ve covered the basics, and then we got a… Read More

Embrace Change: A Brief Commentary

Well, folks, you know that One Fat Frog and your favorite professor want to help you be successful. It’s just what we do. And we not only do that by offering you amazing deals on the best used restaurant equipment you can get anywhere, but we also try to offer up some advice to help… Read More

Even If You’re Not Ready to Buy, One Fat Frog Encourages You to Come In

As One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment draws closer to the grand opening of our new, larger location in Orlando, we’ve been seeing more people come into our current office just to see what we’re about. Some folks may feel awkward going into a used commercial restaurant equipment dealer when they’re not looking to actually buy… Read More