Video

Indianapolis hospital kitchen upgrades to improve food safety, quality

November 29, 2016

IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis has modernized its kitchen, replacing equipment that has been here for around thirty years, according to an article on the WTHR website.

“We hope to make items that are more home-like tasting, and we want to tailor the taste to our local customers instead of what we just buy frozen,” said Jeff Ketcham, systems manager for the hospital’s nutrition services.

There are new high tech ovens that are a combination of steam and convection technology that keep the food moist instead of drying it out.

There are blast refrigerators which chill food from 180-degrees to 38-degrees in about 90 minutes. That preserves the food better and it keeps longer.

Read the article.

 

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Food Service


Recent Posts
Recent Posts

Hawaii State Hospital requires security upgrades before renovations


Oahu puts new demands on the hospital before it can expand

12/15/2017

Hospitals save lives and money by investing in climate resilience


New report says preparing for extreme weather offers significant financial benefit

12/15/2017

Focus: Lighting

Your healthcare facility's LED retrofit checklist


How do you begin to coordinate and come up with funds to replace lighting systems across thousands of square feet?

12/15/2017

Computer stolen From UNC facility in Burlington puts patient info at risk


24,000 patients' info affected by the theft

12/15/2017

Medical campuses are evolving to be mixed-use hubs


More hospitals are integrating shops and appealing public spaces into their designs

12/15/2017





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies



All fields are required.