Foodservice Industry Insights

Insights & Innovations

Learn how our tailored foodservice solutions have helped clients overcome challenges, achieve their goals, and exceed expectations. These success stories demonstrate our commitment to excellence and our ability to deliver results.

Sizing Mixers Appropriately

Sizing Mixers Appropriately

Proper Sizing of Mixers Choosing the Right Dough Mixer: A Guide to Proper Sizing Choosing the right dough mixer for your kitchen is critical to ensuring the longevity of your equipment and the quality of your products. Proper sizing of a mixer can be complex, but it...

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Research & Reports

In our restaurant research and reports, we explore advancements in kitchen equipment, automation, and smart technologies that streamline processes, reduce waste, and improve efficiency. Our expert insights help you integrate these tools seamlessly into your business.

News & Announcements

Delve into Rapids’ collaborations with top publications, celebrate our industry honors, and share our involvement in community and industry events. Discover our joint ventures with leading magazines and websites, showcasing innovative ideas and cutting-edge knowledge. We proudly highlight our awards that recognize excellence in the foodservice sector.

DEEM Winners

Our mission statement here at Rapids is to “Deliver Excellence in Every Moment.” In order to do that, we have five company values that every employee strives to emulate in every interaction with customers (both internal and external) that serve as “pillars” to our mission statement, holding it up and ensuring we can provide a superior experience. See all of our previous winners that were nominated by their coworkers!

Joey Labosky – DEEM Winner March 2024

Joey Labosky – DEEM Winner March 2024

Delivering Excellence in Every Moment March 2024Joey Labosky Product & Pricing AnalystNominator: Jenna Carstens For: Putting the Customer First "Joey helped me with a last minute task at the beginning of the month. I had thought I'd printed flyers correctly for...

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Darrin Birkicht – DEEM Winner February 2024

Darrin Birkicht – DEEM Winner February 2024

Delivering Excellence in Every Moment February 2024Darrin Birkicht Warehouse SpecialistNominator: Eric Colby For: Being Personally Accountable "Yesterday when I left, I had noticed that there were several large rocks that had been plowed all over the receiving and...

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Charles Viveros – DEEM Winner January 2024

Charles Viveros – DEEM Winner January 2024

Delivering Excellence in Every Moment January 2024Charles Viveros Retail AssociateNominator: Scott Bonner For: Being Personally Accountable "Whether it's the last-minute assembly of a piece of equipment for a customer, or the early morning disassembly and disposal of...

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Theresa Gervenak – DEEM Winner December 2023

Theresa Gervenak – DEEM Winner December 2023

Delivering Excellence in Every Moment December 2023Theresa Gervenak Director of Project ManagementNominator: Jeff Menster For: Being Personally Accountable "On Dec 21, 2023, Theresa was scheduled for a day off. Instead of sleeping in, she came to the office and spent...

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Kip Opheim – DEEM Winner October 2023

Kip Opheim – DEEM Winner October 2023

Delivering Excellence in Every Moment October 2023Kip Opheim Director of Project ManagementNominator: Miki Blair For: Being a Problem Solver "Due to employee outages, Kip took charge and made sure many of our projects stayed on track and running smoothly. Because of...

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Paul Adams – DEEM Winner September 2023

Paul Adams – DEEM Winner September 2023

Delivering Excellence in Every Moment September 2023Paul Adams Executive Director of Marketing, Ecommerce & Retail SolutionsNominator: Chad Knipfer For: Being a Problem Solver "Yvonne had a training in the test kitchen and the presenter had some issues getting...

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Talk to one of our experts right away and get immediate assistance. We are open Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm CST.