The catering appliances most suitable for cafes are compact and multifunctional. Although cafes are often smaller than restaurants, pubs or hotels, they tend to still offer a very wide range of breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea options. The challenge many cafes face is how to use a small number of cooking appliances to produce a wide range of dishes, and also ensure sufficient cold storage space. Cafes also merchandise a lot of food out in the service area, both hot and cold, where customers can see it to help them choose, maximising opportunities for upselling at the same time.
Boiling tops and hobs, either countertop or as part of a four burner or six burner commercial oven, are a good option to form the core of your cafe kitchen. Another very popular item for cafes is a high capacity grill or griddle, which are incredibly versatile. Soup kettles will allow you to free up hob space, and a decent water boiler and coffee machine is a must to keep your customers well supplied with hot beverages.
Pick from our range of preparation equipment to suit your specific needs, but take a closer look at multifunctional devices like food processors and vegetable prep machines - anything that can perform more than one job in your cafe kitchen will help you save space.
Many cafes expand their range further with certain products, and to help you deliver more choice easily we have catering equipment like ice cream makers and displays, rotisseries, potato bakers, crepe makers, waffle makers, smoothie makers and juicers.
Compact refrigeration options come in the form of countertop units or upright single door fridges and freezers. We stock glass door display fridges and multideck displays for showcasing chilled goods out in the cafe itself, for an element of self service or for takeaway foods. We can provide cold counter merchandising units and hot merchandising units too.
Of course, you'll need to serve all the wonderful food produced in your cafe - our range of beverage service equipment and attractive cutlery, crockery and glassware provides everything you need for great service.