Setting Up Your Commercial Kitchen

Two of the focuses of my blog are Financial Literacy/Money and Business/Entrepreneurship. If you have a good idea for a food service business, even if you have your own special recipes and dishes, you will likely need a commercial kitchen to sell your food to mass amounts of customers. How do you establish a commercial kitchen? The following contributed post is entitled, Setting Up Your Commercial Kitchen.

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Any commercial kitchen needs to have a good sink in place, irrespective of whether this is a large hotel kitchen or a mobile kitchen. When you are designing the kitchen for your food place this is something you need to consider carefully. After all, if the sink you select is too big, of a poor material, or positioned in an awkward area then you are only going to halt the efficiency of your chefs. This is not something that can be easily and cheaply reversed either.

When it comes to commercial use there is only one winner in the world of sinks and that is those that are made from stainless steel. This material offers a much higher level of quality in comparison to others on the market today. There are several reasons why this is the case.

One of the main reasons why commercial stainless steel sinks are recommended is because they are highly durable. Once you buy a stainless steel sink you can rest assured that you have a product that is going to last for an extremely long time. This is imperative when it comes to ensuring your money has been well spent.

Not only this, but you should also consider the fact that this is a material that is very easy to maintain. All you need to do is give your sink a quick wipe over with a water and detergent mixture in order to ensure it looks good and is clean. This is very important because hygiene is obviously imperative when it comes to commercial kitchens.

Nonetheless, deciding to acquire a commercial stainless steel sink for your business is one thing, but you need to make sure you buy the right one for you. There are several things you need to consider. Of course, you need to think about price and other aspects you can determine yourself. Nevertheless, one important area of contemplation is definitely the size of the sink.

When it comes to determining the size of your commercial sink you need to consider the size of your kitchen as well as how frequently the sink is going to be utilised. California Cart Builder can help with this if you’re having a mobile kitchen set-up, as they will ensure everything is custom to suit you. Obviously, if your kitchen is small then you cannot go for a huge sink because this is not practical. Furthermore, if your kitchen is a busy area and your chefs are going to be using the sink frequently then you need to make sure the sink is substantial enough.

The last thing you need to do to make sure you set up your kitchen successfully is to consider your layout and the positioning of the sink. It is always recommended to leave a bit of space around the sink. Your chefs need space to manoeuvre properly and things always tend to get placed around this area. Moreover, think about practicality, you don’t want to have the sink next to the door nor do you want it to be next to any other appliance that is going to be used excessively as your chefs may bump into each other frequently.

If you use this article as a guide then you should have no issue when it comes to purchasing the perfect stainless sink for your commercial kitchen and setting it up properly.

Author: anwaryusef

Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist. Being a naturally curious person, he is also a student of all things. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Prior to starting the Big Words Blog Site, Anwar published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from graduate school and postdoctoral years. After falling in love with writing, he contributed to the now defunct, and the Edvocate where he regularly wrote about: Education-related stories/topics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Financial Literacy; as well as conducted interviews with notable individuals such as actor and author Hill Harper. Having many influences, one of his most notable heroes is author, intellectual and speaker, Malcolm Gladwell, author of books including Outliers and David and Goliath. Anwar has his hands in many, many activities. In addition to writing, Anwar actively mentors youth, works to spread awareness of STEM careers, serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, serves as Treasurer for the JCSU Washington, DC Alumni Chapter, and is active in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. He also tutors in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Along with his multi-talented older brother Amahl Dunbar (designer of the Big Words logos, inventor and a plethora of other things), Anwar is a “Fanboy” and really enjoys Science-Fiction and Superhero movies including but not restricted to Captain America Civil War, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Prometheus. He is a proud native of Buffalo, NY.