Foodservice establishments that need to produce at high volumes and have plenty of storage space for refrigerated items can benefit from investing in a walk-in refrigerator. Walk-in refrigerators can go anywhere from 15’ x 15’ units to units that span hundreds of thousands in square feet, to provide generous amounts of refrigerated space for keeping your food items cold and fresh.Read More
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:
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
“Well, If I have a walk-in cooler, do I really need to have a reach-in and work top refrigerators?”
This question comes up often when I discuss the layout and design of a client’s kitchen. The answer is that it depends.
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!