Since 1949, Delfield has specialized in refrigeration equipment for commercial kitchens. Under the Delfield name, you’ll find a variety of refrigeration and freezer units including undercounter refrigerators and freezers, reach-in refrigerators and freezers, and sandwich, salad, and pizza preparation tables.Shop all Refrigerators & Freezers
Food holding equipment is essential to ensuring that prepared foods retain freshness at a food safe temperature for longer holding times. From merchandisers to dipping counters and even pass thru units, you’ll find solutions for all of your food holding needs under the Delfield name brand.
Your bar will need outfitted with the proper equipment to ensure that bartenders are given access to all of the units they’ll need without having to leave the bar area often. Be sure to review our bar equipment selection to ensure that you’ve outfitted your bar appropriately with sinks and other small kitchen units.Shop all Bar Equipment
Ingredients necessary for the creation of the perfect salad need washed to ensure that all contaminants have been cleared from the produce. Spin lettuce dry with ease in Delfield’s salad driers! These are designed to handle larger volumes of lettuce, which many restaurants will use on a daily basis.
Our carts can turn a disorganized and unsafe kitchen into one with transportable storage options. This is ideal not only for catering operations but also for any kitchen with a little room to move. Transport dishes, ingredients, and smallware with ease with our commercial carts.
Depending on the type of unit you’re purchasing, there are likely a few options in terms of size and capacity available. There are a few ways to categorize the size/capacity of a unit:
Note! Most of the units below are available with remote compressors.
These require installation by a refrigeration technician, and this adds a
lot of cost. Units situated in warm areas will work more efficiently
and not add to the already warm ambient temperature if the condenser and
compressor are place in a well-ventilated room. If they are placed
outdoors, you will need to note that in your order so that an outdoor
hood and heater can be included.
Walk-in coolers tend to be larger than their freezer counterparts and
can occupy a space from 15 cubic feet to as large as 400,000 square
feet! Keep the following in mind when choosing the size/capacity of your
Reason for blast chilling or shock freezing : This guide won’t delve into the reasons to own a blast chiller which is reasonably well addressed here, and more details here. Let’s suffice to say that products that have been rapidly chilled will likely hold 2-3 days longer and taste better when rethermalized. Also, if you wish to refrigerate freshly cooked food, it can get contaminated while cooling down in a cooler. So whether you’re saving labor by cooking items in bulk or preparing for a catering event, Blast chillers can be very effective.
Refrigerators are a costly investment for any restaurant, so knowing how to properly maintain them is key to getting the most out of their life. While repairs can also eat away at your bottom line, knowing how to do simple maintenance and repair tasks can keep more money in your restaurant’s wallet! Here are a few tips for repair and maintenance of your kitchen’s commercial refrigerator.
The equipment you choose to outfit your foodservice establishment with is typically tailored to your customers’ demands and needs. Many times, owners overlook the needs of their own workers and the role that their equipment plays in it!
Opening a new restaurant is a daunting task and costly endeavour for many. When it comes to kitchen equipment, knowing how to make informed purchases that are both cost-effective and long-standing can help retain your working capital while reducing headaches in the future.
Investing in kitchen equipment can be costly, and many try to stretch their pennies when it comes to deciding what to get. When choosing between gas and electric equipment, there are more factors than just cost that can affect your restaurant! Knowing the differences between gas and electric equipment for your kitchen can help you make an informed decision in purchasing foodservice appliances.
Induction cooking has long been a cooking method of choice for chefs worldwide, but only recently has demand driven prices down, making it an affordable choice for many restaurant owners. From understanding how it works to knowing what you’ll need, here are a few of the basics when it comes to induction burners.