Commercial Equipment You Need for Your New Restaurant


As many restaurant owners know, producing quality food and having efficient processes are the keys to commercial kitchen success. To accomplish these two things, it’s imperative that every kitchen contain the right tools. If you are opening your restaurant for the first time, you’ll want to take note of a few essential pieces of equipment.

Commercial Refrigerator

commercial refrigerator is an essential piece of equipment for any restaurant kitchen. They come in a variety of sizes and styles to suit the needs of the kitchen and can store a wide range of food and drink items. These types of units are typically more durable than home refrigerators as they are built to withstand the rigors of a busy restaurant environment. Additionally, commercial refrigerators come with larger compressors, which means they can cool a larger amount of food.

Some of the features that can be found on commercial refrigerators include shelves, drawers, and special doors. Shelf space can hold a variety of food items, including meats, fruits, and vegetables. Drawers can store smaller items, such as condiments. Doors with commercial seals and gaskets can keep food items fresh and prevent them from spoiling. Commercial refrigerators are an important addition to any commercial kitchen for keeping items at the required food safety temperatures.

Commercial Freezer

A commercial freezer is another important piece of equipment for a restaurant kitchen. It stores food at a temperature below freezing point, which helps to keep the food fresh and prevents the growth of bacteria. These freezers can ensure that your food is kept at regulation food safety standards. A commercial freezer is typically larger than a home freezer, and it is designed to withstand the heavy use that is common in a busy restaurant kitchen. If you are planning to open a restaurant, be sure to invest in a high-quality commercial freezer.


Commercial Oven

A commercial oven is typically a large, heavy-duty appliance that is used for cooking large quantities of food at once. Commercial ovens are available in various sizes and styles and are used for a variety of cooking methods, including baking, roasting, and broiling.

While a home oven can handle some restaurant cooking, it is not typically large or powerful enough to handle the demands of a busy kitchen. A commercial oven can withstand constant use and can accommodate larger pots and pans. It is also typically equipped with features that make it easier to use, such as a digital control panel and a self-cleaning cycle.

Range Hood

A range hood is a ventilation device that is installed above a stove or cooktop. It helps remove smoke, odors, and heat from the kitchen. A good range hood should be able to move at least 150 CFM, or cubic feet per minute, of air. It should also be made of durable materials, such as stainless steel, and have a good filtration system. A quality range hood will help keep your kitchen safe and comfortable.


Dishwashers are one of the most important pieces of equipment for efficiency in a restaurant kitchen. They help keep the kitchen clean and organized. They can also help speed up the cleaning process. Dishwashers come in a variety of sizes and styles, and they can be freestanding or built-in. When choosing a dishwasher, it’s important to consider the size of the kitchen and the type of dishes that you wash. Dishwashers can be either electric or gas, and they can have either a front-loading or top-loading design.

A well-equipped kitchen is important for any restaurant. Each of these pieces of equipment is essential for preparing food quickly and efficiently. They help streamline kitchen processes, making it easier and faster to create delicious dishes for your customers. Be sure to do your research to find the best equipment for your needs.

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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