Running a successful restaurant doesn’t require you just to prepare the most delicious dishes but also to have a beautiful and unique place. The kitchen also needs to be clean and perfectly equipped. The efficiency of the services and the quality of food served are highly dependent on restaurant appliances. The appliances should be relevant to the type of dishes served and cooked at your business. In today’s posting, we list 5 tips for finding restaurant equipment.
Running a commercial kitchen is a beehive of activity. That’s why you need to purchase kitchen appliances that can withstand the rigors of daily use. Do you wish to have used or new restaurant appliances? For new ones, check the model and brand type. Before buying, verify the present condition, past use, and age of the used restaurant appliances. Whether refurbished or new, the appliances should be able to provide an extended service life. Finally, inspect the appliances for any functional or physical flaws.
Commercial kitchen appliances like dishwater, freezer, and fridge consume energy intensively. Save on your energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint by purchasing energy-efficient kitchen appliances. Typically, appliances have Energy Star labels to help you identify the most energy-efficient products. Using energy-efficient kitchen appliances can help save about 20% of your energy bill.
Food Safety Codes
Failing to comply with food safety codes is one of the biggest nightmares of any restaurant owner/director. Avoid being slapped with the fine by familiarizing yourself with all your local area’s fire, building, and health codes. We offer consultation services to help you make purchases that meet your local health code requirements.
Layout And Space
Commercial kitchen appliances can help prepare high-volume food. However, it shouldn’t be at the expense of heavy foot traffic and safety. Look at how each appliance will fit in your space and follow appliance layout best practices. Safety equipment should be considered when planning the layout. Ensure your staff can easily access first aid kits and fire extinguishers. We can also help plan your kitchen for a safe, aesthetic, and efficient area.
Price And Warranty
Price can significantly determine which equipment you’ll end up buying. For instance, buying an older freezer can help you save money compared to the latest models. But newer freezers incorporate newer technologies that make them more energy efficient. The equipment you buy will end up affecting your operational costs.
Check your appliance’s specifications and determine how much it’ll cost to maintain and use. Check also your appliance’s service and warranty terms. If your appliances are used a lot, consider buying extended warranties.
Let’s Help You
Knowing how to find the right restaurant equipment can help your food business thrive. However, selecting the right appliances can be a hectic process. It needs time, due diligence, and consultation. Fortunately, Commercial Equipment Service Inc. can help you choose and install the best appliances that will set you up for the success of your food business. Contact us today for free any inquiries and free installation estimates.