1. Industrial kitchen equipment This checklist can help you define the equipment you need for your restaurant. You can also use it to set goals or as a shopping list if you need to purchase equipment before or after you open your business. 1.1 Industrial oven This includes: ● Commercial oven ● Convection oven ● Combination oven ● Pizza oven 1.2 Industrial kitchens. Kitchens generally have a built-in oven. A stove consists of only the burners, without an oven in its design. Types: ● Gas. ● Electrical. 1.3 Industrial grills and hotplates 1.4 Ventilation or industrial kitchen hood Here are some other factors that you should consider when choosing the ventilation system: ● The volumetric flow rate of air ● Size ● Electrical efficiency ● Noise 1.5 Other useful equipment. ● Microwave ● Fryer ● Toaster ● Griddle cabinets ● Coffee machine ● Smoker ● Dehydrator 2. Industrial refrigeration equipment 2.1 Freezers, refrigerators, and similar This includes: ● Industrial freezers and refrigerators ● Reach-in freezers ● Walk-in freezers ● Vertical or chest freezers or refrigerators ● Ice maker ● Beverage dispensing machine 3. Storage equipment 3.1 Kitchen racks, grills, or racks 3.2 Storage bins 4. Food preparation equipment 4.1 Food processors ● Regular batch-bowl processors ● Continuous food processor ● Heavy-duty processors 4.2 Food Prep Surfaces ● Tables and Cutting Boards ● Stainless Steel Tables ● Tables with Refrigerators ● Prep Counters 4.3 Mixers ● Hand Mixer ● Countertop Mixer ● Large Industrial Mixer 4.4 Slicers ● Analog slicer or Mandoline ● Industrial Slicer 4.5 Industrial Blenders 4.6 Small Tools ● Whisks ● Spoons ● Tongs ● Pans ● Pots ● Bowls ● Kitchen ● Sharpening stones or tools ● Chef knives ● Mixing 5. Cleaning Equipment 5.1 Commercial sink 5.2 Commercial dishwasher 5.3 Other cleaning equipment or supplies ● Rags and microfiber cloths ● Chemical cleaners and disinfectants ● Trash cans ● Mop and mop buckets ● 'Wet floor' signs ● Scrubbers and sponges ● Bathroom supplies ● Brooms and dustpans ● Buckets for cleaning ● Kitchen mop It's also a good idea to purchase a grease trap to avoid damaging your restaurant's plumbing. In some countries they are mandatory. 6. Electronic Equipment 6.1 Restaurant Management Software Restaurant Management software is essential for every restaurant. Not only does it help manage the kitchen but also helps you to manage the whole restaurant. Here are some of the things restaurant software can do: ● Print and generate invoices ● Manage your staff ● Keep track of restaurant sales ● Manage your inventory Read this article on restaurant outlets to learn more. 6.2 Printers and kitchen display system ● Thermal printers ● Wireless/wifi/bluetooth printers ● Inkjet printers ● Kitchen displays systems Read the full article here.