Concessions are all about impulse buys and capturing customer’s attention with aesthetics. Indeed, displaying foods in your concession area appropriately can mean the difference between a slow evening and a profitable night! Invest in the right display cases to keep packaged and unpackaged food items on-hand, displayed, and ready to be served - and all at the right food safe temperatures.Shop all Concession Display Cases
Self-serve stations are designed to help customers add their favorite toppings and spices to their food items. Condiments like ketchup and mustard as well as toppings like nacho cheese and syrups can all improve customer satisfaction, but without the appropriate dispensers, your self-serve condiment stations can become disorganized and unsanitary. Be sure to invest in enough dispensers to cater to as many guests as permits to keep traffic flowing during peak business hours.Shop all Concession Dispensers
Whether you’re running a mobile concession cart at a festival or operating a stationary concession stand like in a movie theater, you can’t forget the popcorn! This simple snack item is a high-demand food for concessions, and there’s no better way to prepare and display it than in a commercial popcorn maker. Our popcorn equipment is designed to handle the rigors of high-volumes while still retaining an aesthetic appeal necessary for concession displays.
Hot dog roller grills can cook a hotdog to perfection and keep it at food safe temperatures for extended periods of time, allowing concession operators to invest minimally in labor while being able to provide large quantities of perfectly-grilled hot dogs. Just be sure to equip your hotdog machine with a sneeze guard as well. Hot dog steamers can also cook large amounts of hot dogs with steam while also warming buns! They’re compact and easy to access.
When it comes to fryers, choose from a small countertop model if you’re serving only side items and minimal amounts of fried foods, or opt for a specialty frier like a funnel cake fryer if you’re only serving specialty fried foods. As always, you’ll need to pay attention to your menu as well as your space constraints, but the addition of a fryer is almost a necessity when it comes to concessions!Shop all Concession Fryers
Cold beverages alike are typically served ‘pour style’, meaning that you aren’t usually stocking prepackaged beverage containers but rather filling cups instead. Choose from our cold drink dispensers depending on your menu and needs. Using an ice machine with little storage and a direct dispensing unit can help cut down on the amount of space consumed by your equipment.Shop all Concession Cold Beverage Equipment
From chest freezers to ice crushers and shavers, we’ve got what your concessions needs for ice cream and frozen treat storage. Chest freezers allow for the display of the contents within while retaining frozen temperatures in the cavity. Ice crushers and shavers dispense crushed and shaved ice on-demand for slushies and snow cones - perfect for summer nights!Shop all Concession Ice Cream
Undercounter and refrigerated storage units are essential to keeping foods and products stored in food safe temperatures while consuming a small footprint in the kitchen. Built for out-of-the-way refrigeration, undercounter units can tuck under your prep tables and hold minimal amounts of refrigerated items. Some units come with a heavy duty top to function as a prep table.Shop all Concession Food Storage
The front-of-house operations are generally guided with the direction of the host or hostesses. These employees are responsible for greeting guests, so their workstation is essential for making the first impact on customer perceptions in the restaurant. Organize hostess areas and ensure a safe working environment that promotes a smooth workflow with any one of our cashier stands.
One of the biggest influencers of which equipment you’ll need to purchase for your concession needs is whether or not your concessions will be stationary or mobile. Thus, this guide is divided to showcase some recommended equipment options based on your concession mobility.
We’ve all walked into a theater to watch a movie and have spent more money on concessions than the movie tickets themselves. The fact of the matter is that a majority of the profits for theater owners comes from food sales. From drinks to popcorn to nachos and cheese, there are tons of options for theater concession stands to sell.Read More