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No matter the type of pizza place, the Randell Cheeser Station™ can help eliminate costly cheese waste

What the Heck Is a ‘Cheeser Station’? A Profit-Booster for Pizza Restaurants

Tough news has dominated the foodservice industry lately but there is some much-needed good news for pizza places.

While it can be hard for pizza restaurants to maximize profits – even with higher sales – because of the unnecessary waste of costly cheese, there is a new fix to that chronic problem.

The solution? Say hello to the Randell Cheeser Station™️.

What is a Cheeser Station and how does it work?

The Cheeser Station is a new piece of refrigeration equipment by Randell that holds 30 pounds of cheese, with a stainless steel grate to rest the pizza on during preparation. Whoever is preparing the pizza sets it on the grate and reaches down into the holding bin to get the right amount of cheese. Any pieces that don’t land on the pizza end up back in the holding bin – not on the floor or prep table.

This means 100% cheese utilization.

The Cheeser Station runs on an energy-efficient R290 compressor system and has visible external electronic controls for quick verification of proper settings.

Best of all, the Cheeser Station doesn’t take up much valuable space. At only 2 feet wide, it’s practical for both new builds and existing floorplans.

Fighting back against unpredictable cheese prices

Volatile cheese prices in 2020 – which rose dramatically at some points – kept some restaurants from enjoying would-be profits. This moving-target-like nature of cheese prices makes it difficult to accurately predict budget expenses.

That’s what makes cheese waste an unnecessary drain on profits – piling up piece by piece. A little bit of wasted cheese seems insignificant in the moment, but over time it turns into heavier costs that could have been avoided.

Scale option keeps employees from using too much cheese

Cheese waste doesn’t only happen from an employee accidentally tossing it on the floor or prep table.

The Cheeser Station also comes with a scale and tare option, which turns the cheesing process into a science – making sure employees aren’t overdoing it when they are adding cheese.

One employee adding too much cheese to one pizza isn’t the worst thing in the world, but without a method in place to prevent that from happening, the costs can add up quickly over the course of a year.

What’s my ROI using a Cheeser Station?

No matter how great a piece of equipment, the bottom line is it must make financial sense. It has to answer a simple question: Will this help or hurt profits?

A few factors can impact how quickly a Cheeser Station can pay off for a pizza restaurant.

The Cheeser Station ROI calculator helps you find out your return on investment using the unit. Some operators can see payback in as little as 6 months using the Cheeser Station.

If you’d like to learn more about the Cheeser Station, visit theCheeserStation.com or contact Randell Product Manager Dave Rademacher at drademacher@unifiedbrands.net.