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
Truckloads of Equipment
This is nothing but pure Mother Trucking Love from the Frog! You’ve seen pictures of our warehouse, now look at pictures of our truckloads coming in and going out! It’s easy for folks to talk about Truckload Savings but where are the trucks? Where’s the equipment? At the Frog we’re more than confident to to… Read More
Beers and Brews: Happy Hour Restaurant Equipment Sale
What’s the only word to unite people worldwide? BEER. Yes you heard me right, humans love beer. Even bears too apparently? But that’s beside the point. One Fat Frog is having an awesome beers and brews happy hour sale during our extended hours from 4-7pm on Monday, March 9th 2015 and Thursday, March 12, 2015… Read More
Owning Versus Leasing a Commercial Space
Before you go out and buy a space to put your restaurant in, you should weigh the benefits of leasing versus owning a commercial space. Leasing Pros You Can Easily Expand: If you find out the space you are in is not able to compete with the rapid growth of your business, you won’t have… Read More
UCF vs Winter Park: Price Points
I’m a Frog that attends the University of Central Florida but I live in Winter Park. I literally get the best of both worlds. Both areas offer different and unique experiences. The price points for both areas are on opposite sides of the spectrum. Generally Winter Park caters to a more affluent clientele while UCF… Read More
Making a Logo that Appeals to Tourists
Just some things to consider when making your brand. Read More
General Contractors: What You Should Know
I have talked briefly before about whether or not you should get a general contractor. Okay, maybe more than briefly since I wrote two blogs about it. But the decision of whether or not to get a general contractor is a big one. Let’s talk again about what a general contractor does. General contractors are… Read More
Start Up: Do You Need a Kids Menu?
In many situations, a kids menu can be a beautiful addition to your restaurant But, how essential is it for you to have a kids menu? Some places need one and some places just don’t. When’s the last time you saw a kids menu at a strip club? Okay, maybe that’s a wee bit inappropriate… Read More
One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment Pack: Refrigeration
Did you like our Pack No.1? This time, we’re covering all about refrigeration. Why? Because if fridges and freezers didn’t exist, then restaurants would likely have to order new supplies every single day. The basic features of your garden-variety fridges and freezers (called reach-ins). What’s inside a fridge? (And we’re talking about the actual technical… Read More
One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment Pack: Equipment Lists
Nope, we’re not going Buzzfeed here. In fact, we are highlighting some of the lists you’ll need if you are to open certain restaurant concepts. If you are about to open a restaurant for a very first time, you might want to check out some of these lists. Restaurant Concepts: Equipment you need to open… Read More
Franchises – Did you know?
It’s very interesting being a frog. I find out a lot of things working in this industry, but one of the most surprising things for me was just how many of my favorite chain restaurants are actually franchise restaurants! And not only that, but it takes a lot of money to open a franchise restaurant.… Read More
Hot Wheels Food Truck
OMGosh. You guys. I’m addicted! We’ve already talked about how I love Food Trucks. I might have talked about it twice. But I’ve reached a new low. Last night, I was checking out the glass merchandisers at 7-Eleven, picking up a few waters, I turned around, and I heard angels singing. Seriously. It might have… Read More
New Year’s Eve at One Fat Frog
Did you know, today is the for the Santa Baby Sale? You know what that means, right? It means it’s the last day I’m going to post about our GLORIOUS, SHINY, STAINLESS STEEL appliance sale. So pretty, and so inexpensive.
One Fat Frog End of the Year Sale
One Fat Frog has just begun our end of the year sale! This means all used equipment is on sale! That’s right, I said ALL used equipment. We are gearing up to get in a bunch of equipment in the new year, and we need to sell our current inventory to make room for new… Read More
General Contractor – Should I get one?
So here at the Frog, we’ve been working on our very own Restaurant Resource Center! In this center we’ve got a few things to hopefully help you get your dream off the ground.
Around Florida: Gainesville
This week, One Fat Frog takes a look around Florida and explores what it offers, and why it’s important that we’re involved. So we have entered Gator territory. But to be honest, we value Gainesville like all the other major cities, as we should here at One Fat Frog.
Is Having a Big Menu Really Better?
I was just recently at The Cheesecake Factory this weekend. I hadn’t been there in quite some time because I always dread having to read the dictionary (their menu) in order to figure out what I want.
How The Chef Hierarchy Works
What is the chef hierarchy? One Fat Frog explains here! 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!
Manager Checklist for Food Service
If you’re a manager of a restaurant, you probably have one friend and one friend only: checklists. Okay, you might have some more friends but the checklist is your bestie. I even use them. Whenever my friends and I go on road trips, they look at me like I’m crazy as I carefully make sure… Read More