Mission Restaurant Supply Blog

  1. Four Reasons Why Your Commercial Kitchen Layout Matters

    Four Reasons Why Your Commercial Kitchen Layout Matters
    Sponsored by Vulcan Equipment. Many factors impact the success of your restaurant. And while we often think of food quality as the most important thing, the reality is that what's happening in the back of the house not only directly impacts food quality, but it can ultimately make or break both the diner experience and your restaurant's overall performance. Continue reading →
  2. [eGuide] Keep Pesky Pests Out of Your Restaurant

    [eGuide] Keep Pesky Pests Out of Your Restaurant
    Did you know that cockroaches can run up to three miles in an hour? That speed allows them to spread germs and bacteria throughout your restaurant very quickly. Unfortunately, cockroaches are not the only pest looking to invade your restaurant. Continue reading →
  3. A Purposeful Partnership

    A Purposeful Partnership
    Although our name may suggest that Mission is merely a restaurant supply company, in reality, that is just the tip of the iceberg. Over the past 29 years, we have grown into a full-service dealer serving all kinds of food service businesses, from hotels to hospitals, C-Stores to supermarkets, bakeries to bars, and casual to fine dining restaurants. Additionally, one of the largest sectors that we work with is schools, including both kindergarten through 12th grade and colleges & universities. We are very honored to work with independent school districts across Texas, one of which includes Austin Independent School District (AISD). Chef Louis Ortiz is the Executive Chef at AISD and a great friend and partner of our team. Continue reading →
  4. [Infographic] Ice Machines: Should You Buy or Lease?

    [Infographic] Ice Machines: Should You Buy or Lease?
    "Should I buy or lease an ice machine?" We get this question all the time. The answer is... it depends! Continue reading →
  5. Alamo Drafthouse: Bringing Together Great Food, Film, and Drinks Since 1997

    Alamo Drafthouse: Bringing Together Great Food, Film, and Drinks Since 1997
    Going to the movies is often the best medicine after a long work week. Here at Mission Restaurant Supply, we love indulging in a trip to the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas. The Alamo Drafthouse was founded in Austin, Texas, in 1997 by Tim and Karrie League. Today, there are locations across Texas and in widespread locales across the United States, from Denver, Colorado, to Ashburn, Virginia, to name a few. Continue reading →
  6. Shoal Creek Saloon's Steady Success

    Shoal Creek Saloon's Steady Success
    Though Austin has grown drastically in recent years, there are still a few special places that have endured the boom unchanged. Shoal Creek Saloon, located on Lamar and 9th Street, is one such place and a favorite of ours at Mission Restaurant Supply! Continue reading →
  7. Elevated Dining in the Alamo City

    The Cured Craftsman When we think of restaurants that have become a staple in the San Antonio community, Silo Elevated Cuisine comes first to mind. Dining at a Silo restaurant is a study in balance. Patrons love that it is both upscale and relaxed, sophisticated yet unstuffy. The menu reflects a commitment to fine, modern dining with presentations that are always inventive and service that is unfailingly top-notch. It's a place to return to, always serving epicurean experiences that linger in memory. Continue reading →
  8. The Cured Craftsman

    The Cured Craftsman In the restaurant industry, there are few things more important than originality and a creative spirit. Having a unique, clear vision can be difficult in such a saturated market, but when one is dreamt up and wisely executed upon, good things are sure to follow. Chef Steve McHugh is one such visionary bringing creativity and originality to the Texas restaurant scene. Continue reading →
  9. Mi Tierra Serves Up Mexican Comida, Familia & Cultura in the Heart of San Antonio

    San Antonio’s Special Recipe: Mi Tierra and Mission Restaurant Supply Close your eyes for a moment, and imagine that you are at your favorite restaurant. You know, the one where you walk in, sit down, and relax immediately. It is the one where you know exactly what to order, and the smiling staff knows your order too! It is the one where somehow, you feel reminded of home, of carefree days, and comfortable surroundings. There are few dining institutions that underscore these feelings for us like Mi Tierra Café & Panadería. Continue reading →
  10. [eGuide] Use Technology to Boost Restaurant Sales and Enhance the Dining Experience

    Hungry for Technology: 5 Ways to Boost Restaurant Sales and Enhance the Dining Experience hungry-for-tech-header Technology has dramatically changed how we live our day-to-day lives; therefore, it is no surprise that high-tech innovations are revolutionizing the restaurant industry as well. Digital capabilities help restaurant owners attract customers, enhance the dining experience, lower overhead costs, and gather priceless data about their customers. Continue reading →
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