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Display Cases Catered to Catering

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We most often encounter display cases in places like Supermarkets, Butcher Shops, Delicatessens, Ice Cream Shops, and Candy Stores. Large glass displays, some channeled together, or integrated into the counter, the focal point of their concepts. Keeping products at the ideal temperature, consistency, and in the perfect view. But did you know that GTI Designs […]

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The History of the Pozzetti Display

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In the early 1980s, Italian Inventor and Gelato Maestro Giorgio Pozzetti wanted to create a new type of display case for his signature frozen dessert. One that would allow his gelato to be stored at the ideal temperature, maintain the perfect consistency, and allow his customers to see all his available flavors. This resulted in […]

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Modular Wine Cellar: Elegance for Less

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Traditionally, constructing a glass-fronted wine cellar is a very expensive and work-intensive undertaking. Often requiring different services from multiple vendors. It is for these reasons that this elegant, beautiful feature is often inaccessible to most food service concepts. However, this may be subject to change. The Wine Cellar from GTI Designs is the perfect combination […]

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Market Design Case Study: Zania Market

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Designing any food service space has its fair share of obstacles. Building codes, electrical needs, plumbing, and local ordinances can all present different challenges. However, for businesses focused on one type of food service, the process of design and equipment consultation is more straightforward. For butcher shops and delicatessens: refrigerated display cases channeled along with […]

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Valentines Day, Chocolate Display Case Tips

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It’s almost Valentines Day. GTI Designs is here to offer some helpful tips for displaying your chocolates, and help to prevent any “Funny Valentines” this season! When it comes to chocolate displays, temperature is only half of the battle. For ideal storage conditions, chocolate is best kept in humidity controlled display cases, with a humidity […]

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Sustainable Solutions II: Solar Powered Displays

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Solar energy has been a cost saving, environmentally sustainable power source for homeowners for many years. More recently businesses have begun taking advantage of the benefits of this renewable energy source, creating short and long term savings. But what if solar energy could allow you to take your business on the go? The “Sunflower” is […]

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Sustainable Solutions Part I: Cork Core

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More than almost any other material, Cork is incredibly environmentally sustainable. In fact it is what is referred to as “Carbon Negative,” meaning the harvesting of cork takes more carbon out of the air than it emits. Cork is made from the bark of mature Cork Oak Trees. The bark is harvested by hand, around […]

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New Display Cases from GTI Designs

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GTI Designs is excited to announce the addition of five new display cases to our line up. These contemporary showcases cover several food types. Ranging from straight glass refrigerated displays for pastries, and prepared foods, to new takes on old favorites, such as ItalCart P! All boast a variety of optional features, and all are […]

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Four Great Grab and Go Displays

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Grab and go options have been on the rise since 2014. With the COVID-19 pandemic increasing their popularity even more so. With sales for grab and go meal options at Grocery Stores, Coffee Shops, and Markets increasing to over 18% between 2020 and 2021 alone. Busy consumers are looking for healthier alternatives to fast food […]

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Glass Door Refrigerators and Freezers

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GTI Designs offers an array of commercial glass door refrigerators and freezers. All of which boast a number of optional features, and are available in a variety of different sizes and temperature settings. These adaptable standing displays are perfect for a multitude of food service settings. Upscale refrigerators for bakeries and patisseries, wall-to-wall multi-decks for […]

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Displays Cases for School Cafeterias

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Carefully choosing your meal as you amble down a crowded lunch line, snatching up a small carton of milk before paying at the register. For many of us, the school cafeteria is our first experience with food service (though you probably didn’t think of it that way at the time!). For children, school lunch is […]

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Four Prime Butcher Display Cases

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GTI Designs has a wide selection of display cases, cabinets, and refrigerated grab & go units that are ideal for the showcasing of butchery products. Meat displays that create ideal conditions for freshness, and offer the best view of your products and aesthetic for your business. Below are four exemplary butcher displays, perfect for shops […]

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GTI Designs Hosts the Gelato Challenge

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GTI Designs is proud to announce the top three winners of its New York Gelato Festival World Masters challenge, held in Ronkonkoma, New York, at GTI Designs on April 25 in conjunction with Carpigiani. Twelve gelato makers from the eastern United States participated in the competition by preparing their unique gelato flavors and presenting them […]

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Dispensary Display Cases: A Buyer’s Guide

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As of this moment marijuana is recreationally legal in twenty-one states (as well as Washington D.C.) and medically legal in thirty-seven. With federal and state bills already on the docket in 2023, this number is sure to get, ahem – higher. Today, there are over 7000 dispensaries across the United States. Offering flower (smoke-ready marijuana […]

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North American Gelato Challenge 2023

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The GTI Designs Group is proud to once again be hosting the North American Gelato Challenge! On April 25th, chefs and dessert makers from across North America will compete to earn a spot at the Gelato Festival World Masters 2025 Do you have what it takes to win? How it Works Held every four years, […]

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Ice Cream and Gelato Display Cases

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Winter is here, which means spring is just around the corner. For many restaurants and shops around the country, that means one thing: It’s almost ice cream and gelato season! GTI Designs offers a wide variety of ice cream and gelato display cases, each with a variety of sizes and optional features. The selection of […]

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The Future is Futuro

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The Ultimate Supermarket Display Solution! Supermarkets are the pinnacle of food retail. With almost all food types in one place, successful supermarket design involves many different types of display cases and merchandisers. Traditional display cases for fresh cuts of meat, fish, and deli sections. Temperature regulated shelving and upright refrigerators and freezers for produce, dairy, […]

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Butcher Shop, Market, and Deli Displays

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In the world of food service retail, few features invoke more nostalgia than the butcher shop and deli display. Wide-glass views containing premium cuts of meat, cheese, fish, and prepared delights both hot and cold. These display counters provide the dual purpose of keeping products fresh, while exciting the senses of passing customers. Meat, Cheese, and Deli […]

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Display Cases with Dual Temperature Zones

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Whether seasonally or at during certain times of the day or week, many business owners rotate their offerings. However, this can pose a problem in the food service industry, as many products need to be displayed or stored at different temperatures and humidity levels. For a rotating product selection, two separate display cases would of […]

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Stainless Steel Back Bars

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For many businesses the Back Bar is an extremely important, very visible feature. Providing priority storage, increasing staff efficiency, and acting as an aesthetic foundation for many bars, coffee shops, and bakeries. GTI Designs offers fully custom Stainless Steel Back Bars with a huge range of options to suit any business’ needs. This is a […]

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Macarons vs Macaroons

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A Tale of Two Cookies You long to be a person of culture. To wear fancy clothes and laugh with your head at a full, 90° tilt. The monocle and white dinner gloves you ordered off the internet have been gathering dust for weeks, but there is hope. After working hard to transcend social strata, […]

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Finding the Right Display Case

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As consumers we seldom think about display cases. Yet, we see them everywhere. They are the prominent feature of most delicatessens, butcher shops, and supermarkets. They house expensive electronics, games, and antiques. Lit up merchandisers that allow products to better catch our eyes in almost every shop and store we visit. The use of display […]

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Carne – Meat Aging Case

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The Definitive Solution for Dry-Aged Beef! Why is Beef Aged? When you hear the term “Aged Beef”, it is not in reference to an elderly cow. While all beef is aged for a short period after being procured (about seven days), “aged beef” refers to a process where beef is allowed to age for an […]

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What is a Batch Freezer?

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Mom, Dad….Where Does Ice Cream Come From? If you’ve been a human being for longer than the past few months, chances are good that you have been to an ice cream shop or Gelateria.   Gazing longingly at the many flavors.  Ill prepared to make hard choices.   Do I get the cookie dough ice […]

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