The Best Equipment For A Commercial Kitchen

The Best Equipment For A Commercial Kitchen

Remodeling your commercial kitchen involves several steps, and one of the most important ones is finding the appliances that work for your needs. You may need only a few new pieces in your kitchen, or you may intend to replace every single appliance, and even add a few.

No matter how big or small your kitchen remodel may be, you need to choose trusted brands that will give you the look and performance you desire for your new kitchen.

When choosing a commercial kitchen brand, you want to select a name that has been in the business for a long time and also has set or exceeded the industry standards. There are numerous brands that may look attractive, but you need to do the research on their performance, durability, and service so you make the right informed purchases. Failure to do so on your part may result in a purchase that looks great but doesn’t exactly perform how you need it to perform in the day-to-day cycle of your kitchen.

Look at the Details

Before we go into the individual best brands for your commercial kitchen, you need to understand how to shop for a good brand. You should read the details of the brand and its individual appliances as you consider making a purchase. These details include the following:

  • Warranty for parts and labor
  • Weight, height, and size - I can’t stress enough that you need to measure
  • Safety features
  • “Green” features and energy efficiency
  • Use: Storage, cooking, preparation
  • Who in the industry uses the brand
  • Budget

These are all important aspects to consider, and keeping them in mind will help you weigh the pros and cons of any brand, no matter how big or small your purchase may be. You may want to also read product reviews of certain appliances by visiting reputable sources or reading a trade publication.

Brands to Know

The following are some of the most trusted brand names in the business, and including them in your kitchen will ensure that you have a standard of excellence in your business. Here are some of the best brands that will meet every need you may have in your commercial kitchen.

Vulcan - Vulcan has 150 years of trusted experience in the heated cooking department. The company is used by foodservice professionals including those in the hospitality, retail, medical, and educational industries. Vulcan sells a full range of charbroilers, heated holding cabinets, fryers, and much more for your commercial kitchen remodel.

Baker's Pride - Baker’s Pride history begins in the 1940s, but the company has a stellar performance that meets the demands of today. They invented one of the most preferred modern pizza ovens, and also have a full selection of gas-powered cooking equipment, with ranges, fryers, ovens, griddles, and more. The company is limited to their dealer agreements, meaning all dealers are carefully vetted for consideration, to ensure they’ll uphold the quality Baker’s Pride expects for customer service and sales.

Blendtec - If it blends, it’s likely made by a Blendtec. Trusted by cafes, smoothie shops, bistros, bars, and restaurants, Blendtec has been a pioneer of blending equipment since the 1970s. Each year they’ve exceeded their performance, offering machines built to last. They sell blenders and blender accessories, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find anyone who knows blending as well as they do.

CMA Dishmachines - CMA Dishmachines specializes in ware-washing equipment with high-powered machines that blast plates, cups, and other dining essentials clean effortlessly. Their commitment to sleek design coupled with the durable fast performance of their machines makes them a brand to remember.

Turbo Air - Turbo Air focuses on food preparation, storage, and refrigeration. Each kitchen appliance is carefully inspected with a 5-point scale to make sure only 100% quality materials and construction go into it. The stainless steel crafting also ensures that their products hold up to the rigorous and demanding cycles of a kitchen environment.

As you prepare for your kitchen remodel, take the time to consider the aforementioned brands, as they will meet your expectations, as they’ve met thousands of other commercial kitchen owners for years. Each of the brands profiled offers a full catalog of product options in a variety of sizes so as to fit neatly in your kitchen, and many of the products come with a comprehensive warranty.


  1. comment authorJordan Jan 10, 2018

    My brother and I were talking about doing a commercial kitchen for our mom, and I think that being able to do some research first would be good. I'm glad you talked about how you want to look at getting a warranty on your appliances for parts and labor. I think that being able to have this coverage would be good, and help us get what we need! Thanks!

  2. comment authorJames Parker Apr 8, 2018

    I am thinking about a commercial kitchen for my home. And i think i have not enough ideas about it. After read this post i got some knowledge what i need. Thank you for the information.

  3. comment authorElsa Anderson May 8, 2018

    It's good to know that you have to look into the details of each brand of appliance that you are eyeing to buy, such as the warranty, purpose, and ways of cleaning them before making a decision. My hubby and I just bought our dream home and was looking to shop around for appliances to use and install at home. I will certainly keep an eye out on these little details by making a research then seek for a supplier where we can order the sets of appliances and equipment of our choice. Thank you!

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