Monthly Archives: September 2018

🍰 Paddy Cake, Paddy Cake 🎂

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Are you interested in raising revenues?

Do your bakery sales fall flat?

Do you want to make some more bread? Earn some more dough?

Well, stay right there.  Have we got some equipment for you!

Doyon Rounder Video


TEDDY is a strong, professional 5-litre mixer for small daily tasks in the bakery, kitchen or laboratory. Smart Danish design with a focus on ergonomics, hygiene and easy cleaning, and the quality to handle hard work, year after year.


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  • Advance-Tabco will be holding most prices through January 1st – flyer prices may be higher (check AutoQuotes)

  • Bart Polacsek named Group VP of Sales for Blodgett and Pitco groups of companies.

Pizza Pasta Show

gluten free

🍃Do Not Fall Behind 🎃

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Happy Autumn

Fall is in the air; We’ve made it 3/4 of the way through the year.

Just three months left to get done what needs doin’ in 2018.  Goals, budgets, projects, quotas – all need to wrap up in the 13 remaining weeks.

Not a lot of time when you consider holidays, events, and usage of time-off balances.

What are you waiting for?  Let’s get moving!

Blodgett has a few remaining guest registrations at no charge for the Atlantic City Pizza & Pasta Show.

Use Promo Code EXIV815712

Guest Registration Step-by-Step:

Go to

1. Click Register to Attend:


2. Click Attendee:


3. Enter First, Last and Company Name – Click Search:


4. If you do not find your name, Click Name is not Registered:


5. If your company is not listed, Click I can’t find my company, Start a new registration:


6. Enter Promo Code which will save you $40 off the onsite rate.


Make sure you do not to choose Manufacturer/Supplier and NON/EX  as your Business Classification. Those titles are considered a company that should be an Exhibitor and they would be charged a fee. Please select a different business classification.

  1. Complete the registration.


  1. Each guest will received a barcoded email from Experient (the Registration Company). Check your Spam folder if you do not receive your registration confirmation. Badges are not mailed. You will need to bring the confirmation email and ID to the Attendee Registration to print out your badge.

If you have any questions regarding your registration or if you do not receive a confirmation email, please call Experient at 800-974-7916 so they can look into it for you.

See you soon in Atlantic City!

International Pizza Expo| Pizza & Pasta Northeast |


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You can almost make out the Pecinka Ferri Team Members attending the recent Southbend Training!

Southbend Training 9-18

  • Continental Refrigerator has published an interim price list supplement, effective October 15th, 2018.  Please ensure that you are using the correct pricing! 


  • Also, this just in from Continental:  Please click here
    if you do business in California. 


👯 Team Work 👬

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By Ed Pecinka

After coming to the end of week one of a new football season ( and a nice Jets win I must say), I am reminded of the correlation I have always loved between sports and a successful business organization.
Teamwork is essential to winning in all aspects of life.
Knowing and embracing that we all have our individual strengths and weaknesses is the first step to building a successful team.
For the coach or manager, putting each “talent” in the right place, giving them their individual assignments, and trusting that they will do their job will make for the most consistent result.
Take a punt return in football, the ultimate display of teamwork….

The coach may put his fastest player with the best hands back to return the punt. The goal is to return it as far as he can down the field.
If the superstar doesn’t have all
of his 10 other teammates blocking the opponent/ completing their assignment, he isn’t going to get too far, no matter how good or fast he is.
Have you ever seen a punt returner get creamed!!!!  Look it up on YouTube. Not a pretty sight!
We all feel like that sometimes, don’t we?
In today’s fast paced and intense business environment, teams are not just people in your own company or place of business, they are those people or businesses that help you do your job, “teammates” who you can count on to fulfill their “assignments”, that have your back so you won’t get “sacked”.
As the season moves along, be your own team owner and coach, think about who you want on your team so that you can be successful on the path to you own personal Super Bowl.

Explore the new CookTek induction offerings: 


SinAqua Souper



There really is an “I” in team!

I-in Team

It’s the A-hole!





👍 Terrific 👌

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The Sincerest Form of Flattery by Ed Pecinka

It has been said that Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
We have all seen things that have impressed us to make them part of our daily lives.


A mentor once told me that in his mind, LISTENING was the sincerest for of flattery. Customers, friends, your family all are looking for that “special someone” who will take the time to really listen.  I found it ironic that one of feature courses that is part of the Certified Professional Manufacturers Representative program, that we have sent our people to teaches you listening skills.

In today’s fast pace world, where it is difficult to have a conversation without someone checking their phone for the next email, text, tweet or Facebook posting, communicating and “truly listening” is becoming a lost art.

The information you get from a real conversation is priceless. Listening to the tone of someone’s voice you can tell if they are joking, being sarcastic, truly desperate, all things that you can’t tell in an email or text.

So the next time you are planning to text or email someone some delicate information, “flatter them”, pick up the phone and have a real conversation.

I think you will be surprised at the result.


Free Flatware

Bally Northwind Blast Chillers

Bally’s Northwind Blast Chillers chill food quickly and safely without freezing to help keep you out of the danger of violating stringent food safety requirements.
During cooling, the worst danger of contamination occurs as foods drop in temperature from 140ºF to 41ºF aptly called the “Danger Zone”. Under HAACP (The Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) regulations, potentially hazardous foods may not remain in this “Danger Zone” for more than four hours; a Northwind Blast Chiller cools food in two hours or less.A Northwind Probe and Monitoring System keeps allows you to control and verify your food cooling practices as required under HACCP. Our standard monitoring package uses a probe for accurate tracking of internal temperatures, while giving continuous digital temperature readouts.

Bally Northwind Blast Chillers accommodate the rolling racks already in your kitchen, and their wide roomy doors meet the requirements of the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act. The Northwind 500 offers Bally chilling technology in a compact unit, while the 1000 provides the chilling volume required for heavy-duty institutional or commercial food service operations.



🔢 Coloring by the Numbers 🎨

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

By Ed Pecinka


After spending the last couple of weeks traversing the Metro marketplace providing demonstrations and training for the many new and remodeled schools we have been fortunate enough to supply equipment for, it has become evident why this time, Labor Day, is referred to by many as “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”.

After recharging our batteries in the summer, September allows us all to “start anew”, “hit the reset button”.

School children are all a year older ( at least academically) branding new clothes and shoes. In my case, my youngest son started his first year of college, beginning a new life and career.

This is the perfect time for all of us to take a deep breath, refocus, and put strategies in place to close 2018 strong.

Get yourself something new to wear, a new china pattern, or better yet, a whole new kitchen.

Enjoy the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.


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