Choosing The Right Kitchen Supplies

There are many different types of supplies that you will need for opening a restaurant. Unfortunately, too many restaurant owners to be end up paying more than they need to, and it can be a challenge to choose quality equipment. Luckily, there are ways that you can get restaurant supplies at discounted prices. In fact, some vendors offer low prices on restaurant equipment online.

brick ovenBrick Ovens And Walk In Freezers/Refrigerators:

These appliances need to be installed into the architecture of the restaurant, and they are essential for some types of restaurants. The fact that they need to be installed means that you will need to hire a contractor. There are many online vendors that sell the parts for brick ovens and walk in freezers and refrigerators, and you can also use the internet to help you find a good contractor for the installation. When you are choosing a contractor, it is important to do a great deal of research on them. One way to do this is to read their reviews, but it also is a good idea to check for them with the Better Business Bureau.

Countertops/Kitchen Islands:

When you are designing a restaurant, it is important to have your fixed countertops and kitchen islands installed by a skilled contractor. However, it is also possible to purchase metal or wooden tables large enough to be used as countertops and kitchen islands. This can sometimes save you a bit of money, due to the lack of need for a contractor to install them.

Non-Walk In Appliances:

Many online and offline vendors offer used appliances at a significant discount. However, it is always important to check that any appliances you purchase work prior to purchase. This is difficult to impossible to do when dealing with online vendors. New appliances can cost you a bit more, but they can be more dependable.


The cutlery that you pick can make a big difference in terms of the quality of food you are able to make. It is important to make sure that the knives that you select are sharp. For this reason, it isn’t a wise idea to purchase used knives. The specific types of cutlery you will need is largely depends on the type or restaurant you are opening. Some types of restaurants, such as steakhouses, will need particularly high quality cutlery. Others will need special types of cutlery that some restaurants won’t need, such as pizza cutters.

Utensils and Plates:

Utensils and plates are essential for the dining experience of your patrons, and they should always be kept clean. Additionally, make sure that the utensils you select are sufficiently sharp. It is also possible to get plates with various decorative designs that can add an elegant touch to your restaurant.