Every day we depend on kitchen supplies to provide us with enriched gourmet food and quality dishes. When considering on purchasing kitchen or restaurant equipment, remember that it is an investment. The supplies you purchase are essential part of getting quality dishes and depend on having high quality products that are reliable for the job.
Ovens, freezers, coolers, fryers, and grills should be considered as a major investment. These items can get really expensive and you want them to last for quite some time. Even pots and pans are long lasting equipment that should be seen as an investment and with the purchase of these high dollar items, it would be wise to get a warranty from the supplier incase anything happens to the equipment.
The lists for kitchen supplies are endless and undaunting task to complete. To ease the burden start by covering the basics; make a list of the tools that you would usually use every day. This could cover products like bowls and plates, to pot and pans, to the different types of spoons you use. By making a list you will know exactly what you have and what else you will need to get in the future.
To make it easier on yourself we have provided a list of must have items that will take care of your costly trips back and forth to the store to purchase another utensil for your kitchen supplies. Make sure this is a list of kitchen equipment that is a must in your house or restaurant. Without these item’s, you won’t be able to cook or eat.
– Kitchen Utensils: tools for cooking such as spatulas, ladles, measuring spoons, long/short tongs. Be sure to make not the amount needed for your cooking supply and also don’t disregard safety; a longer handle on a ladle could help decrease burns.
–Flatware: Unless you’re ok with eating with your hands you may not need flatware but most likely, everyone uses flatware. Forks, spoons, knives are sometimes a necessity when it comes to eating. It may be quite difficult to eat without them.
– Dinnerware: are very important for they provide the use of serving food; having entrée plates, soup bowls, pasta bowls, salad plates, dessert plates, glasses, etc… Take into account that plates might break so plan accordingly and have extra plates just incase.
– Pots and pans: are the cookware that gets the most use, so you want to get something dependable and durable for its high volume use. Depending on the quantity of people you are serving for, look for the size of pots and pans in need. Not only look for sizes but type of pans like baking pans, saucepans, sauté pans, pizza pan, stockpots and other cookware that are a necessity for the kitchen.
– Janitorial supplies: are supplies that help clean up and provide safety. They include soaps, sanitizers, rubber floor mats, aprons, fire extinguisher, towels and other cleaning supplies. No one wants to eat from an unclean environment which makes janitorial supplies a wise purchase.
Undoubtedly some other things will come up that you need to put into your restaurant supply and as long as you have the basics you should be fine. If something else needs to be added you will sooner or later will take note and acquire those tools for use.