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  • Perfect for delis, pastry shops, or markets
  • 2 lb. capacity; reads in pound, ounce, and gram increments
  • Dishwasher safe platform with rounded edges for easy wipe down
  • Antimicrobial protected control panel for added sanitation
  • Convenient quick-push tare button
  • Auto-shutoff feature preserves energy
  • Intuitive hand grip allows for safe, quick transport
  • Field calibrateable for accuracy and precision

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10086876214151

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How Portion Scales Can Help You Control Portion Sizes

How Portion Scales Can Help You Control Portion Sizes

Portion control has been an often talked about topic in the food service industry for as long as I can remember. Every operator knows they should practice good portion control; every chain account that I’ve ever been in has procedures in place to make sure that things are getting measured. And yet so many operators still sacrifice consistency and throw their money away by not having a good portion control game plan in place for their enterprise. Hi, I’m Steve Ziegler, product expert at the WEBstaurant Store. Let me show you a few examples of how portion control can affect your business. The first thing I’d like to discuss is consistency. Not only can one person’s estimate of the right amount vary widely, but the problem only gets worse when you’re talking about more than one employee. For example, if I go into your sandwich shop and I receive this sandwich made by Joe, I’m probably going to be pretty happy. If later on I go in and get this sandwich made by Jack, not only am I going to be unhappy, but I’m probably going to complain about it. And the sad thing is, if this meat had been split evenly between these two sandwiches by using a scale, I probably would have been a very happy customer. So portion control is an important part of customer satisfaction. Next, and even more importantly, by not having portion control in place, you’re slowly robbing yourself blind. Here, let me show you. You see these two sandwiches being prepared here, I measured this one with 3 ounces of ham. This one I just eyeballed, and it looks right, doesn’t it? I made lots of sandwiches in my time and I’m a good estimator. But just in case, let’s go ahead and measure the meat on this sandwich. Well, I was a little bit off, that’s 4 ounces right there. Even though it looked the same, it’s very easy to be off by a good bit. Three to four ounces, that’s one ounce off, that’s 1/16th of a pound, that ham cost me five dollars a pound, now let’s think about this a little more carefully. Now 1/16th of a pound times $5 a pound, were only losing $0.31 cents a sandwich. But I serve 30 sandwiches a day 6 days a week, 52 weeks a year, which brings me to the fact that by the end of the year I have managed to lose $2,901.60. That is money that I’ve worked for, now I’ll never recoup. But if you’re a better estimator than me, let’s say you’re only off by an 1/8th of an ounce. With this same ham, you’re only going to lose $362.70. Which is just fine, because your kids really didn’t want that PlayStation that badly anyhow. Every chain restaurant has a portion control program in place because they’ve studied it, and they know it’s worth the effort. So put that money in your pocket, show your staff this video, and begin your portion control program today.

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Save money for your business by learning how to control the sizes of the portions you serve! See how seemingly insignificant mistakes in portion size--such as being off by 1/8 of an oz.--can make a huge difference in your yearly profits.

Specs
Width 8 1/2 Inches
Depth 6 5/8 Inches
Height 2 1/2 Inches
Platform Width 6 3/8 Inches
Platform Depth 5 7/8 Inches
Battery Type AA
Capacity 2 Lb.
Display Type Digital
Increments 0.005 Pounds

0.1 - 0.125 Ounces
NSF Listed Yes
Platform Material Stainless Steel
Power Type Electric
Style Dual Reading
Type Portion Control Scales

Details

Quickly weigh a wide variety of ingredients vital to your signature recipes with this Rubbermaid 1812590 Pelouze 2 lb. high performance digital portion control scale. Perfect for delis, pastry shops, or markets, this scale is an indispensable addition to any kitchen thanks to a compact construction and a unique load cell that is temperature compensated for accuracy, even in a refrigerated prep room. Controlling the size of the portions you serve can make a major difference in your yearly profits, so purchasing a portion scale will help you save your hard-earned money.

This digital scale has a 2 lb. capacity and measures in pound, ounce, and gram increments to provide your customers with the perfect serving size. This allows you to weigh anything from herbs and spices to nuts and candies. It also provides accurate 1 second readouts on its crystal clear digital display and has a convenient quick-push tare feature mounted on a resin control panel with antimicrobial protection for added sanitation. Plus, the rounded, removable 6 3/8" x 5 7/8" stainless steel platform is dishwasher safe for added convenience.

This unit boasts an onboard count feature for easy portion tracking and better productivity. Plus, it features an intuitive hand grip that allows for safe, quick transport. It is field calibrateable for accuracy and can be powered by the included 120V AC adapter or AAA batteries (sold separately). Battery power is preserved by an auto-shutoff feature which is activated after 5 minutes of inactivity.

Readout Measurements:
2 lb. x 0.005 lb.
32 oz. x 0.1 oz.
32 oz. x 0.125 oz.

Overall Dimensions:
Width: 8 1/2"
Depth: 6 5/8"
Height: 2 1/2"

  • NSF Listed

    NSF Listed

    This item meets the standards imposed by NSF International, which focuses on public safety, health, and the environment.

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