Do you want to buy commercial kitchen equipment? There are some things you need to learn and consider, especially your main purpose to buy them! Usually, people buy commercial equipment for food business or build a restaurant. That’s why before you make a decision, find out the type of your business and its prospect especially the sales volume.
For instance, you want to open a sandwich shop, buy at least two slicing machines so you can prepare meat and cheese. Why do you must buy two slicing machines? Use one machine to slice cheese and another one for meat.
If you intend to buy kitchen equipment for commercial purpose, choose the one with stainless steel surface. Why is that? Stainless steel is famous for sanitary feature, it means, easy to maintain and clean. Before you buy them, it’s better to take a look in detail and make sure food can be easily taken apart. Easy to clean, it’s a feature that means no need extra work to clean out any food scraps and oil.
All kitchen equipment must be easy to clean, either by hand or dishwasher. This feature minimizes the growth of bacteria because you were unable to clean out all the crannies and nooks.
Budget is an important factor and need consideration. Buy kitchen equipment to meet your necessity, but don’t be easily tempted with cheaper equipment. Maybe, most people are looking for affordable and cheaper equipment, but something the cheaper one is not a good choice or a bad idea.
Cheap commercial kitchen equipment sometimes include as outdated products. That’s why you aren’t recommended to buy the cheaper ones since easy to break or damage, you must set aside money to fix up the machine more often and this is the risk. Totally different with newer machine, the old ones use or need more energy, lack of quality features such as harder to clean them up and need more money for maintenance.
Better to buy commercial kitchen equipment with newer technologies. Even though, the price is expensive, but you will have a long-term investment. There are dozens of new technologies such as energy saver, serve and cook faster, easy to clean, space saver, etc.