Do you purchase many of your ingredients in bulk? Is your foodservice establishment a high-volume provider? A walk-in freezer ensures that foods can be frozen and their integrity retained for extended periods of time, making them an essential for any high-volume foodservice establishment.Shop all Walk-In Freezers
If your foodservice establishment caters to large crowds on a regular basis, then you’ll likely outgrow your standard refrigeration unit quickly. Investing in a walk-in cooler ensures that you’ll have ample cold storage for ingredients. Shop Norlake’s line of walk-in coolers to find the right size, make, and model for your kitchen’s needs.Shop all Walk-In Coolers
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:
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.Read More
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
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
Restaurants who offer a buffet line or hotels with a continental breakfast need to invest in specialized equipment to handle self-service tasks.
“Well, If I have a walk-in cooler, do I really need to have a reach-in and work top refrigerators?”
Your walk-in unit is arguably the most important and understated piece of restaurant equipment you have. This is PART 2 of Walking Through Your Walk-In series!