In the restaurant business, cooking is fast. The only way to handle the competition is to cook quality foods and do it quickly. This is easy to do with top of the line appliances and restaurant shelving made especially for industrial style cooking.
There are a few kitchen-accessorizing ideas that will make this job easy. Tongs, food turners, spoons and strainers all make cooking at a fast pace simple. Measuring spoons and prep brushes also make cooking easier. Slicers, meat tenderizers, and potato mashers may all seem insignificant but when cooking. However, in food preparation, these kitchen accessories are important to a properly and efficiently cooked meal.
There are hundreds of small kitchen tools that make cooking easier, utensils that portion food, strainers, and scoopers. A few cooks feel they can do without these tools but when a full staff of cooks is working, anyone might see a portion differently. In commercial cooking, this differentiation can get costly; so can an order of mashed potatoes undone for a grumpy customer.
Equipment Used to Prep Food on a Culinary Fan Site:
In the commercial food industry, there are hundreds of requirements for food sanitation, heat requirements, refrigeration and food service and preparation areas. Fortunately, the industry has special equipment for each of these purposes. Kitchen centers are designed to serve foods, prepare and store.
A kitchen center can consist of overhead storage, cabinets and counter working spaces. In many industrial kitchens, there are heavy-duty walk-in freezers, convection ovens, and grills designed to cook food at varied temperatures. Oven using concentrated heat cook food thoroughly and quickly. Countertop deep fryers or heavy cooking ranges are ready to prepare sautéed items or deep-fried cuisine. A range may be electric or gas according to the preference of the owner. Some establishments use countertop induction cooking, stock pot and wok ranges or commercial fryers and oil filtration. The latter is very popular in fast food. Pots and pans that manage heat efficiently are also, quite popular.
Industrial kitchens are equipped with slicing machines several ovens, spoons and spatulas of all sizes in triplicate and deep pots. Lighting is not a utensil but lighting is an important element, helping a kitchen crew move quickly with efficiency. Carts are necessary to move food items around the kitchen and in and out of freezers. Large food trays are also a part of kitchen utensils. Shelving in freezers, kitchen areas and in the waiting areas add up to a large portion of items required in industrial kitchens.