There are plenty of reliable, reputable brands of appliances that suit smaller budgets, presenting a perfect way to save large chunks of money on your commercial kitchen. Talk to the team at Flexikitch when looking for appliance brands; they’ll help you source high quality equipment to suit your budget.
Having helped countless business owners start their own cafés, the team at Flexikitch are experts in kick starting dreams. To help out, here’s a top 10 list of equipment that you’ll need when opening your café.
Restaurant equipment financing, or hospitality financing in general, is when businesses borrow money for hard assets (i.e. appliances, utensils, layouts). The price of setting up a restaurant isn’t exactly cheap, and nobody’s expecting you to have a cool hundred grand spare, just lying around in your bank account. This is where hospitality financing helps you succeed.
Selecting equipment for a commercial kitchen isn’t an easy task. Although it’s super fun and exciting, as you watch your business come to life through the different appliances and utensils you choose, it also requires a fair bit of planning and preparation. To nail your selection process, here are 10 pro tips brought to you by the crew at Flexikitch.
Generally, you’ll save money in the long run when you buy your equipment outright. This is because you have the option of purchasing second-hand goods and won’t have to make monthly payments on your equipment.
Using new equipment is a priority for many restaurateurs, due to the increased reliability and functionality that comes with new gear. Leasing your equipment gives you access to the latest models of products.
The reason why most kitchens will have three different sinks is to reduce the risk of cross-contamination. It’s especially important to differentiate between the sanitisation sink and the food prep sink, for example, so that bacteria can’t travel from one area to the next.
At Flexikitch, we believe in deep-fried happiness. Fish & chips have not gone the way of the polaroid, it has made a long voyage across the Pacific Ocean to be good mates with our own homegrown chiko roll. Speaking for ourselves, we’re glad that the deep-fried mars bars have not become a staple on the menu in the land down under.
Choosing the right ice machine for your business can be a challenging task. There are several considerations that need to be looked at.
Whether you’ve just opened a new restaurant or manage an established venue, your building’s water quality is going to impact your operation in more ways than you’d imagine
Starting a new business however can be daunting. There are many things to consider from choosing the right location, financing, selecting the right equipment, and hiring staff.