Roundup ES-1200, or basically the coolest electric egg steamer around.

Y’all just don’t know how excited I am. That’s right; I am excited enough to break out the “y’all” and if you knew this frog at all, you’d know that is a pretty big deal. So what has my restaurant equipment loving heart all aflutter? Well, this: We happen to have come across a pretty… 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

Is it a full moon?

We are having a CRAZY sale at the Frog and I have to tell you, people are going mad about this restaurant equipment! It’s on a first come, first serve basis and people are going nuts! That’s good for everyone. I will continue to get a paycheck (and you’ll get to continue reading my amazing… Read More

Startup: Reasearch your Suppliers

So, as some of you might remember, I gave you business-frogs some basic ideas on how to manage your restaurant or commercial kitchen inventory in another post. I have some more handy tips for you to get your restaurant, bar, pub, deli, sandwich shop, etc, off the ground!

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

Preparing for a Banquet? It’s Not As Easy As You Think

When you hear the word “banquet,” you’re probably thinking along the lines of either impossibly fancy or terribly important. But too often we only look at banquets in the perspective of the consumer. The people who get to cherish every dish and fall in love with every piece of dessert. But when the tables are… 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

Food Trucks Around the World

Hello fellow frog-heads! I’m back to talk about my favorite thing: Food Trucks. I mentioned before that I love food trucks. A lot. So I started digging and did a little research on food trucks around the world! There are some really cool ideas out there! The first thing I noticed is that when you… 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

When to Replace: Walk-in Refrigerators and Freezers

Have you had your walk in fridge or freezer for quite some time? Have small-sized rodents begun to take up residence in your walk in? How do you REALLY know when it’s time for a new walk in? Well, the Frog is here to help you out. There are a couple of tell tale signs… Read More

Creating a Business Plan, Part 8

This series on the One Fat Frog blog has been on heck of a series. But you know what…it’s worth it. Now, we’re getting into the nitty gritty of your business plan, which is the money part where you estimate the money expected to be spent and made in your business. There are two elements… 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

Creating a Business Plan, Part 7

We are so deep into this series of business plan blogs that we are dragging our feet practically. This new blog, as well as the next couple, will be dealing with money. Yes, money. We’re talking about the financial needs of your restaurant. This is important because, at the end of the day, your business… Read More

Other Businesses That Could Use Restaurant Equipment

One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment does one thing: get your restaurant business the best used equipment it needs. Of course, if you have a bar, bistro, ice cream parlor, deli, bakery, cafe, or food truck, you know you need equipment. Of course, there are other businesses that need to have a functioning kitchen to make… Read More