4 Guidelines to Buy Kitchen Equipment

  • Bruno Rice
  • November 3, 2017

Food equipment companies provide food service equipment to restaurants, casinos, supermarkets, deli’s and more. They generally have a large number of name brands to choose from and some offer a large selection of used equipment.

With well qualified and trained staff, the right food equipment service company can help you with all of your decisions about what type of equipment you’ll need, how much you can afford and whether it’s better to buy or lease.

So how can they help you grow your business?

1. Equipment leasing.

Getting a new business off the ground is expensive. See if the food equipment company you use has specialized leasing consultants who will meet with you face-to-face and then work out a financing plan that’s right for you.

A variety of leasing programs can offer competitive pricing, giving your business the highest possible chance of success. If your budget is tight, let them help you make the numbers work.

2. Does your food equipment company offer design and consulting services?

Well trained staff can assist you with setting up or growing your operation. You’ll want someone with years of experience in the industry, and a proven track record for servicing hospitals, restaurants, supermarkets, and so much more. With the right company helping you, their in-house project managers can provide assistance with CAD drawings, and supervise your project, even making sure all necessary forms for permits and approvals are in place.

3. Do they have a full range of equipment, small wares, tableware, uniforms and incidentals?

Try to make your purchasing experience a one-stop shop. Look for a food equipment company that can provide everything you need to get your business off the ground, or upgrade your existing equipment with newer, more efficient choices. They can help you find ways to cut costs with more effective equipment, improving your bottom line in the process.

Do they offer top brands for both the kitchen and front of house, ensuring you have the best available products suited perfectly to your budget? If yes, you’re on your way. A company with a large inventory of “in-stock” equipment can meet your needs quickly and effectively, while keeping you on budget and on-track

4. Are they a full service company?

Professional installation, custom fabrication, knife exchange, and sharpening services are just a few of the services experienced food equipment professionals can provide. They’ll have what you’re looking for but if there’s something you need and can’t find, chances are a good food equipment company will be able to track it down for you.

Reputable food equipment companies take great pride in their ability to help your business grow and succeed. It’s important that customers receive the highest level of support and assistance as their thriving businesses grow, so customer keeps coming back.

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