Ice — A Minor Ingredient with Major Impact

In this episode of Rock My Restaurant, brought to you by the Foodable Network, our rockstar co-hosts and restaurant consultants Eric Norman and Bill Bender are taking it back to the equipment side of things! Joined by Kevin Fink of Ice-O-Matic and Nate Jackson of Scotsman Ice, the men discuss the different variables of ice that are often overlooked, like the importance of size, shape and water usage. As Fink says, ice has transformed from “there’s something in my glass making my drink cold” to more care and attention on size, shape and presentation. Watch the full episode to learn more about how modern-day mixology has affected the ice business and critical tips operators must keep in mind.