Restaurants with catering capabilities especially can benefit from the addition of portable cookware, although brick-and-mortar establishments can also reap the benefits of cooktops that can be stowed away if not used often.
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.
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.
Like any specialty service, offering catering to your guests requires an extra investment in time and effort in order to ensure that you’re ready to handle the equipment needs and extra business that comes with catering. Catering equipment needs to be versatile, robust, and able to handle your catering menu. Here’s a quick guide to purchasing the right equipment for your catering needs.