Commercial Kitchen Equipment Checklist

One of the biggest investments of a new restaurant is the kitchen.
A commercial kitchen needs industrial grade equipment that will withstand a busy restaurant schedule.
Here is a general checklist of everything you need to outfit your restaurant kitchen:

  • Range
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Deep-fryer
  • Reach-in cooler
  • Walk-in cooler
  • Freezer (either a chest, upright or walk-in)
  • Sauté pans
  • Stock/soup pots
  • Sauce pans
  • Baking sheets
  • Pizza screens
  • Baking pans
  • Tongs
  • Spatulas
  • Ladles
  • Chef’s knives
  • Pizza paddle
  • Whisks
  • Mixing bowls
  • Plastic inserts for coolers
  • Steam table
  • Entrée plates
  • Pasta bowls
  • Appetizer plates
  • Salad plates
  • Dessert Plates
  • Metal or plastic shelves for walk-in cooler
  • Cleaning Rags
  • Cleaning buckets (specifically labled for cleaning products)
  • Rubber floor mats
  • Hand soap/ sanitizer dispenser
  • Fire extinguisher

You may not need every single item on the above list.
Instead you may need other types of equipment more specific to your restaurant concept.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *