Softserve ice cream, custard, and frozen yogurt are best-sellers, but these three treats have many differences between them despite their similar goodness. With $25 billion spent annually on these treats alone, there’s certainly a market for frozen desserts.
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
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.
Considerations for Choosing a Merchandiser: Do you want customers to
serve themselves? Are you displaying hot or cold foods? Do you want
access from both sides? Do you need to remote the refrigeration because
the unit is going into an already warm location?
Bakeries, cafes, patisseries, and even restaurants with a lot of baked goods can benefit from the incorporation of commercial bakery equipment. There are many categories of applicable equipment as well as types and models within each category that makes certain units better equipped for certain kitchen setups. Here’s a quick rundown of some available options recommended for bakery use by CKitchen.
While you should always look for the Energy Star label, there are new
energy efficient ventless dishwashers on the market that are also worth
considering. Typically, traditional dishwashers have a vent to expel the
warm air from the system after washing cycles, requiring your kitchen
to have a hood. Each cycle operates independently of one another, but
the energy efficient ventless dishwashers have found a way to not only
utilize the output vapor and heat from cycles but to also reduce energy
consumption as well as water consumption!
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.
Before purchasing your unit, ask yourself the following questions:
Does one unit need to perform a variety of functions?
Combi units are praised for their versatility, but keep in mind that
one unit alone cannot perform two tasks simultaneously. If you plan to
utilize your combi oven for different functions at the same time, then
you may want to opt for two units stacked on top of one another.
Otherwise, you can simply purchase one unit with the knowledge that only
one function may be in use at any given time.
The evolution of pizza ovens has made them ideal for cooking foods in
addition to more than just their namesakes! Fortunately, all pizza
ovens are not created equal, and different types are designed for
different outputs, space constraints, and different products altogether.
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.
There are three primary types of shelving units, but keep in mind that
accessory shelving (like undercounter shelving storage areas for
stainless steel tables, for instance) are also available as an accessory
to the primary product.