Keeping food fresh and delicious can be a difficult task for a larger dining service or restaurant, simply due to the amount of food that needs to be produced each day.
Lack of space can cause many different issues such as unhealthy or tasteless food, food wastage or even cases of there simply not being enough variety of food for the people who are eating at your establishment.
Addressing these issues can be quick and easy, and many of your kitchen problems can be fixed with the addition of extra commercial refrigeration.
Commercial refrigeration is perfect for any dining service, whether you run a private restaurant, a snack bar or a kitchen service for a hospital or school. Many people only see commercial refrigeration as a necessity for bigger business but this simply isn’t the case. Refrigeration units come in a different shapes and sizes and are a great space saver if you want free up areas inside of your restaurant for other equipment. From walk in refrigeration to smaller units that can be placed in the kitchen area, all dining establishments can benefit from extra cold storage.
Cold storage is not only an effective way to free up space but could save you money and time as well. As mentioned previously, the freshness and tastiness of your food is important and keeping it at the right temperature for optimum colour, flavour and nutritional value is difficult. Alongside this, commercial refrigeration will give you the added benefit of being able to serve more heads at a much quicker rate throughout the day. Shortage of refrigeration space is a large part of many restaurants downfall and can limit a business quite severely. Nonetheless, it is easily rectified and could even see your profits soar within weeks.
Although they may look similar, commercial refrigeration units are very different from your standard at-home fridge. Thanks to top of the range insulation, commercial units are far better at keeping the cold in and the warmth of the kitchen out, ensuring that you don’t have to throw out your ingredients as soon as you’ve had them delivered. Keeping freshness in and warmth out is especially important if you cater for young school children or patients in hospital. Fresh, nutrient dense food is important for the growth and development of young children and can help the sick to recover more quickly. Keeping fruits and vegetables at the right temperature will help to keep food from breaking down too quickly, so your food has more of what’s important for longer.