It is clear that back-of-house preparation, cooking, and storing equipment is crucial to keep a restaurant up and running smoothly. Similarly, front-of-house serving equipment is equally as important to run a successful restaurant. Commercial serving equipment includes pieces such as serving spoons, serving trays, and serving bowls, each consisting of a variety of sizes, shapes, materials, and purposes.
One of the biggest challenges facing owners who need to stock up on restaurant supplies is deciding which items are necessary and which would just be sort of nice to have. So which supplies are essential and which aren't?
While the large units in your kitchen are typically focal points that get a lot of TLC, it’s the smaller pieces of commercial equipment that can sometimes get left on the back-burner when it comes to maintenance and cleaning.