Complete Commercial Kitchen Equipment for a Fast Food Restaurant

April 18, 2018

Fast food restaurants are popular because customers can enjoy affordable food without having to wait for it to be prepared. In Singapore, you can have your own Fast food restaurant with the right commercial kitchen equipment from your kitchen equipment supplier.

Like any food and beverage business, the kitchen will need the basic tools for preparing food, but one difference of Fast food restaurants from other food businesses is that the preparation must be fast.

Here is a list of the commercial kitchen equipment that a Fast food restaurant in Singapore will need.

• Heavy Duty Range: When choosing a range for cooking a variety of dishes, check your menu and make sure you have an estimate of the volume of food the Fast food restaurant will serve daily. The size and number of ranges will also depend on that estimate. The commercial range can either be gas or electric and must have a vent.

• Wok Range: A wok range from a Singapore commercial kitchen equipment supplier is an essential commercial kitchen equipment for Fast food restaurants that want to serve Chinese food prepared by stir-frying, stewing, braising, deep-frying, searing, poaching, and others.

• Stock Pot Stove: To prepare broth, soup, stew or to cook noodles, pasta, vegetables and others, your Fast food restaurant might need a separate stove for stock pot. Talk to your kitchen equipment supplier in Singapore for the different stock pot stove sizes available for commercial use.

• Hotplates: This commercial kitchen equipment is usually a tabletop model that has at least two heating elements called the hot plate. It can be used as a burner to reduce the workload of the commercial range.

• Cheesemelter: This commercial kitchen equipment is used to prepare cheese for toppings on various food, such as pizza.

• Potato Peeler: For Fast food restaurants in Singapore that are planning to serve fries, a potato peeler will make the work easier. There are countertop and floor stand models, as well as chip scuttles if you want to prepare potatoes in other ways as side dish.

• Hamburger Press: This can be used to prepare fresh burger patties. Buy a model from the kitchen equipment supplier in Singapore that is dishwasher safe and easy to operate.

• Refrigerator and Freezer: You might need a different storage, such as freezer from in Singapore, for meat and seafood, while other ingredients can be stored in a reach-in or walk-in refrigerator. A different cooling storage for beverages will also be necessary.

• Broiler or Salamander: A broiler is a special type of grill for meat and seafood. A salamander is also a type of grill, but it uses higher temperature than residential-type grills for overhead grilling.

• Pressure Steamer: This type of commercial kitchen equipment is used to prepare food with steam. Buy a model from the kitchen equipment supplier that has a high capacity.

• Rotisserie Oven: Depending on the Fast food menu, the restaurant might need different types of ovens. A rotisserie oven for example is ideal for cooking meat, such as roasting skewered chicken.

• Convection Oven: This type of oven can cook food faster than the regular commercial oven because the heat blows directly on the food.

• Microwave Oven: A countertop model is necessary for heating food in a few minutes. Look for a commercial microwave oven at your kitchen equipment supplier that is heavy duty and durable.

• Countertop Fryer: Fryers save a lot of time and space when preparing fried food. Look for models with complete features such as oil filtration, automation, and easy temperature control.

• Braising Pan: This commercial kitchen equipment is used for frying, braising, and so much more. This is perfect for Fast food restaurants in Singapore that serve a variety of dishes besides the usual burger and fries.

• Kettle and Mixer: There are commercial units that combine the steam kettle and the mixer for easier food preparation. Find the type that is best suited for the kitchen design, because there are styles that can be tilted while others are stationary.

• Griddle, Charbroiler, and Panini Grill: Most Fast food restaurants serve a variety of grilled food, that is why you should invest in commercial griddles and charbroiler for easier food preparation. The panini grill might be used for preparing buns.

• Pasta Cooker and Pasta Rinse Station: Fast food restaurants could also serve different types of pasta, but to make food faster, your restaurant should invest in commercial pasta cooker and rinser. Any type of pasta can be prepared using this commercial kitchen equipment.

• Food Rethermalizer: This commercial kitchen equipment can be used to heat up frozen goods fast besides its ability to keep cooked food warm and ready to serve anytime. Talk to your kitchen equipment supplier in Singapore to look for the right size.

• Cutters and Slicers: Commercial cutters and slicers will make preparation faster. There are slicers and cutters for meat, vegetables, and fruits.

• Mixer: This is an essential commercial kitchen equipment for whisking, stirring, and beating food ingredients. Mixers for pizza dough are also essential for Fast food restaurants that will be serving pizza.

• Rice Cooker: There are commercial rice cookers are more heavy duty than the residential models.

• Bratt Pan: This commercial kitchen equipment is quite versatile and may be used by a Fast food restaurant in Singapore for stewing, braising, steaming, boiling, roasting, poaching, and frying.

• Sushi Equipment: For Fast food restaurants planning to serve sushi, the following equipment are necessary: rice bucket, sushi oke, rice paddle, and rolling mat.

• Cold Storage and Chiller: Food that must be served cold or chilled can be stored temporary in cold storage cabinets or drawers.

• Coffee Brewing Machine: A Fast food restaurant planning to serve coffee must have the following commercial kitchen equipment: coffee grinder, coffee brewer, espresso machine, coffee machine urns, and cold brew or iced coffee dispenser.

• Dishwasher: Commercial dishwashers such as the conveyor and glass washer machines are important in Fast food restaurants that use reusable dinnerware. Make sure the kitchen also has enough cabinets and drawers for the dishes and smallware.