Must-have commercial restaurant equipment every kitchen needs

18 July 2021

Must-have commercial restaurant equipment every kitchen needs

by Danube Hospitality Solutions | 18 July 2021 | Must-have commercial restaurant equipment every kitchen needs

Whether you are running a café or a Michelin star hotel or restaurant, a well-organized kitchen is essential irrespective of your scale of operations. The right commercial kitchen equipment or restaurant kitchen equipment and supplies ensures smooth day-to-day running of the business.

There are several kitchen equipment manufacturers in the UAE who supply industrial kitchen equipment, hotel kitchen equipment, kitchen catering equipment, catering tableware and more. However, it is best to find one supplier who can provide end-to-end service for your establishment, avoiding the hassle of you having to approach multiple sellers for the different items that you’ll need. This is where Danube Hospitality Solutions comes in. Danube Hospitality Solution is your one-stop-shop for all hospitality needs, be it operating supplies and equipment or furniture, fixtures and equipment.

When designing a kitchen for your restaurant or hotel business, it is important to have dedicated areas for different activities that happen in the kitchen like cooking, food prep, hot and cold food storage, plating and so on. There are many kitchen equipment wholesale suppliers that provide kitchen and restaurant supplies, therefore, it is important to make sure that the kitchen equipment brands you choose are trustworthy and will serve you efficiently for many years to come. Danube Hospitality Solutions brings you products from the most established brands across the world.

Here’s a list of kitchen equipment and supplies that are a must-have in your hospitality business:

1) Cooking equipment

The commercial cooking equipment you require will depend on your menu and the food you serve in your establishment. If you’re a café, a state-of-the-art coffee machines is essential, if you are an Italian restaurant, a pizza oven is essential. Some of the most commonly needed restaurant cooking equipment is as follows:

- Cooktop

- Oven

- Broiler

- Griddles

- Grill

- Microwave oven

- Coffee maker

- Deep Fryer

- Toaster

2) Refrigeration equipment

Restaurant or hotel refrigeration equipment is a must-have in any restaurant or hotel business as you are dealing with perishable goods that have to be stored in the right temperature to keep them fresh and usable. Therefore, you must have restaurant refrigerators and freezers to store vegetables, fruits, poultry and meat. It is also good to invest in an ice machine and beverage dispenser in order to save time and increase convenience especially if you are a café or a restaurant that serves different varieties of beverages, cocktails or liquor.

3) Storage equipment

Efficient utilization of space is also essential in any commercial kitchen. The kitchen should allow for seamless work flow and ample storage options in the form of shelving units and storage racks even in your walk-in refrigerator and freezer. Apart from that, there should also be storage containers for storing prepped foods, sauces or soups. It is always best to invest in reusable containers that can be written on so you can date the items and track freshness. Food transport equipment is also essential for serving guests at their table, for room service orders and for transporting food to and from the refrigerator or freezer.

4) Food prep equipment

Food prep equipment is great to cut short dish prep time in the kitchen to avoid delays in service. Such equipment is designed to be easy to use and simplify several tedious, time consuming tasks in the kitchen. Some of the essential food prep equipment is as follows:

- Food processor

- Graters

- Mixers and grinders

- Vegetable slicers, choppers and peelers

- Blenders

- Measuring cups or spoons

5) Commercial kitchen tools

Commercial kitchen tools include smaller chefs equipment like Chef Knives, knife sets, paring knives, kitchen scissors, commercial kitchen utensils, cutting board, mixing bowls, pots, pans and bake-ware.

You can look for kitchenware suppliers who deal with kitchenware wholesale in Dubai or the UAE and are suppliers of restaurant crockery and cutlery or you can find all that you need at Danube Hospitality Solutions. The team at Danube Hospitality Solutions provides expert recommendations and installation of kitchen equipment too.

6) Safety and cleaning equipment

Safety equipment is necessary to tackle any small accidents that may occur in the kitchen and cleaning equipment is essential for the neat and clean maintenance of the kitchen premises. Safety equipment includes fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, cut and pierce resistant gloves, safety guards and all such items that ensure a safe cooking experience for your staff. Cleaning equipment like mops, mop buckets, towels, degreaser and floor cleaner should be used regularly to maintain a healthy and safe kitchen. Restaurant equipment cleaning products should also be used to maintain the different equipment in your kitchen.

The above list of must-have commercial restaurant equipment will surely be handy if you wish to start a café, restaurant or hotel business venture in the UAE or anywhere in the world.

To order the most efficient and sought after hotel kitchen equipment for your hospitality business visit or check out the Danube Hospitality Solutions kitchen equipment e-catalogue now: