Your kitchen equipment is what gives chefs the ability to create a multitude of menu items quickly, safely, and efficiently. Different pieces of commercial equipment can add layers of versatility to your menu! From hot dog equipment and warming drawers to soup kettles to fryers and grills, Adcraft has virtually any piece of kitchen equipment you could need for your commercial kitchen setup.
The key to catering to large crowds during catering events, rush times, and peak seasons is to prepare batches of food ahead of time to be used on an as needed basis. Storing these prepared foods means that you’ll need to invest in food holding cabinets and warmers to ensure a food safe temperature is maintained. Dish out fresh-tasting items from your holding cabinets, and ensure that you’re able to cater to the masses quickly. Even bulk purchases can be stored in bins and containers for use at
Bar supplies such as spoons, mixers, and even coffee supplies and high chairs can all be found here in the ‘bar equipment’ section. Your bar is a hot spot for activity in your restaurant, so you’ll want to make sure that it’s stocked appropriately to handle the job! Give your bartenders and hosts a running start to their day by ensuring that they have all the equipment and supplies they need to handle any task.
Many items that need baked or cooked will need to be placed in some sort of pan or container for safe cooking purposes. Cheesecakes, breads, vegetables, soups, and even pastas all require a container during the cooking process! Check out Adcraft’s lineup of pans, pots, and covers, and stock your kitchen with all of the necessary pieces to handle even the busiest of cooking days.
While larger kitchen units are essential to a commercial food service setup, it’s the small pieces of kitchen equipment that can have a huge impact on efficiency, safety, and workflow. The addition of items like timers and scales can reduce food waste due to over-cooked food while ensuring that portions are divvied out accurately. Thermometers, heat lamps, and even call bells can all add to the accuracy and speed of your kitchen workspace.
A decoration that serves a pragmatic purpose that is many times overlooked or taken for granted is tableware. Tableware is what sits with your guests and is an integral part of meals, and redecorating with new tableware can give your restaurant a whole new look. Furnishing your tableware is only good if you’re willing to put in the time, effort, and training to ensure that it is set up properly each and every time.
Supply your wait staff with all the appropriate server supplies and serving accessories to make their daily tasks more efficient while adding a layer of aesthetic appeal. From serving trays and menu holders to wine buckets and sauce boats, you’ll find everything you need in Adcraft’s serveware section.
Slicing and dicing veggies and meats is made easy with the addition of a commercial-grade cutter and/or slicer. No matter how you slice it, food slicers are not all created equal. As a pivotal piece of equipment for many restaurateurs, choosing the appropriate slicer for your kitchen can make or break your efficiency and final product.
Like decorating a house, table settings enhance the aesthetics of the location while serving a pragmatic purpose. Even if your menu boasts unique and delicious selections, the organization of tableware and the choice of the tableware itself can impact a customer’s perception of the meal and their overall experience. Shop Adcraft’s line of tableware to ensure that their perceptions are only the best.
Uniforms in the kitchen should be both attractive and functional with an emphasis on practicality. Chef uniforms exude professionalism while serving the purpose of protecting the wearer as well as your customers, and they’re an essential piece of protective wear for food safety purposes as well.
Part of running a restaurant is tending to its cleanliness, and many restaurant managers opt to hire ‘bus boys’ (and girls!) to do the job of quick cleanup between seatings. In this manner, the waitstaff can focus more on attending to the needs of their tables and customers without having to also worry about the cleanup once a table is free. In order to ensure that your bussers have all that they need to do their job, you’ll want to beef up your bussing stations and prepare your bussers for busy
Do you consider your restaurant ‘clean as a whistle’? While that sounds snazzy, it may not be good enough to pass with an A+ health inspection! We’ve emphasized on many occasions the importance of cleanliness in your restaurant and how it can impact the perception of your establishment as a whole.
Prepared and pre-made drinks alike need to be stored properly and within easy access to either your employees or your guests unless you’re making drinks on an individual basis.
Stocking your bar involves more than simply choosing which liquors and alcohols to serve. In fact, it’s also more than choosing the equipment you’ll need. There are many supplies specifically designed for the bar area that can improve your customer service, help to vary your menu offerings, and increase workflow and efficiency in the bar area. Here are a few essentials that you should include in your bar area.
The key to a successful buffet setup is having the equipment to keep bulk amounts of foods both looking, tasting, and - in essence - being fresh. Small catering companies to large banquet restaurants and even cafeterias will all need to look into investing in specialty buffet equipment in addition to many of the standard pieces of kitchen equipment you’ll already have in back-of-the-house.
Any restaurant with a dedicated bar will need to invest in additional equipment specifically designed for the bar area. Many of these units tend to take up less space and are specialized for bartending purposes.Read More
Tube-shaped gas heating elements are permanently affixed to the fry pot, giving this type of fryer more versatility.
All professionals feel the need to grow and expand their businesses, but many of them are on tight budgets just like the rest of the world. So why not think outside the box and combine fun-money with work-money?! Who says your professional development can’t be fun? As long as you stay in-check and well-balanced, it is a win-win situation for you and your business alike! Here are three ways to have fun while simultaneously investing in your professional development:
Similar to pot roasting, braising uses a combination of both moist and dry heat. In many instances, foods are first seared and then cooked slowly at a low temperature with liquid in a closed container.
With pumpkin spice lattes and fresh apple pies comes another fall favorite: roasted veggies and meats. Harking to memories of juicy morsels with a crisp, sweet shell, roasting is a fan favorite for many Americans. If you haven’t already invested in a roaster, now is the perfect time to add this essential to your kitchen lineup.
In recent years, seafood sustainability has become more and more of a hot topic, and restaurant and food trends in general have swayed heavily towards environmental sustainability and transparency. The result is that customers are changing the way they select their seafoods, and these preferences are based on a variety of factors.
In Ireland, pubs are an essential part of the Irish social scene. They are not just bars; they are social places where people gather to drink, converse, have lunch, make friends, and take a break. Irish pubs tend to offer a warm, cozy, and welcoming atmosphere where you can feel like you are in your home-away-from-home. Because of all of these reasons, it is very common that people wish to turn their bars into traditional Irish pubs.