What Aspects Should You Consider When Purchasing Commercial Cooking Appliances?

Many people make the mistake of using residential kitchen equipment in their commercial kitchens. However, this is a mistake, which could affect the success of the business. Commercial equipment is ideal for rough and heavy-duty use, unlike domestic equipment. Therefore, keep the following tips in mind when purchasing a commercial microwave oven or other pieces of catering equipment.

Purchase equipment that adheres to the guidelines specified in the Australian Standard 4674 – 2004, pertaining to design, construction and fit-out of food premises
Look for bigger and more spacious stoves and ovens to prepare large quantities of food
Consider appliances that can handle intensive operation schedules because commercial kitchens typically use various appliances simultaneously
Purchase appliances that offer high levels of efficiency, which will reduce lead times in serving customers as well as power consumption
Obtain equipment that complies with the safety requirement guidelines specified in the Food Safety Standard 3.2.3
Buy high-quality equipment that will last you for years without requiring major repairs or replacement
Opt for appliances that are energy efficient (i.e. uses infrared spectrum technology) and can save you time as well as money
Select cooking equipment that offer water saving features