Posts by Damon Shrauner

Take a closer look at our tips for picking out a suitable model of immersion blender and we’ll be waiting for you at Chef Buyer!

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A Guide to Buying Commercial Meat Slicers

In this article, we discuss the types and factors to consider about commercial meat slicers before making an informed purchase. Come take a look and we’re sure you’ll find what you’re looking for.

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Commercial Vacuum Packing Machine Buying Guide

Choosing the right commercial vacuum-packing machine for your restaurant kitchen can seem like a daunting task at first. Based on usage requirements, the ultimate choice comes down to external vacuum-sealers and chamber vacuum-sealers. Depending on the frequency of use and whether or not you would be sealing liquids, you can take an advised decision. 

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An Expert’s Guide to Buying a Holding and Proofing Cabinet

In this article, we dive into the factors that should be considered before buying a commercial proofer and holding cabinet. Chef buyer provides a descriptive buying guide and comprehensive commercial kitchen solutions to help you with your decision.

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Don’t Slush about Slushies – The Expert’s Buying Guide for Slushy Machines

Slushies are enjoyed by adults and children alike, it’s your turn to tap into the slushy market by buying that commercial slush machine you’ve always eyed. Given the nitty-gritty of slush machines, the process of making slushies, marketing them, and maintaining the units, might seem daunting. However, at Chef Buyer, we simply slush machines, their operation, and maintenance with this simple buying guide to help you reap more profits and diversify your menu.

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An Expert’s Guide to Buying a Commercial Blender

Buying a new commercial blender for your business can be a daunting task, but it shouldn’t be. A good commercial blender should be durable, noise-free, economical, and easy to operate. In this article, Chef Buyer helps you make an informed decision by discussing the type of commercial blenders, types of blenders, factors to consider before buying a blender, and the top 4 commercial blenders available on our platform. At Chef Buyer, we provide comprehensive commercial kitchen solutions with buying guides and detailed descriptions for a hassle-free buying experience.

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A Guide to Buying Commercial Dishwashers

Commercial dishwashers come in three primary forms - undercounter, door-type, and conveyor. Depending on how busy your kitchen is, how much space is available and what volume of kitchenware you need to handle, you can select from one of the three types. If budget is a factor, undercounter low-temperature dishwashers are the least expensive, although spending a little more can avail you better models with hot water sanitization. Chef Buyer has models from premium brands such as Hobart, CMA Dishmachines, and superior brands like Jackson for all three major types of commercial dishwashers. There is something available for all your dishwashing needs at Chef Buyer, so come take a look!

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A Buyer’s Guide to Commercial Kitchen Griddles

Griddles are the workhorses of the kitchen environment and an indispensable appliance for food establishments ranging from food trucks, breakfast joints, and larger restaurants.  Depending on the size of your operation and space availability, there are several options available for you at Chef Buyer. From making all styles of eggs, pancakes, hot sandwiches and serving up fresh burgers, griddles are the ultimate do-it-all appliance when it comes to grills. When it comes to buying a commercial griddle for your kitchen, make sure to keep in mind the factors discussed in this buying guide.

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Unclog Decision-Making with Chef Buyer: The Expert’s Guide to Buying Commercial Sinks

Commercial sinks are quintessential requirements of any restaurant kitchen, as they make sure you maintain safe and sanitary standards at your establishment. Selecting a suitable, efficient, and durable sink can streamline the process of work and ensure record deliveries for all of your items. Given the variety and types of restaurant kitchen sinks, it can get confusing to make a decision. The article covers the various types, constructions, functions, and the best commercial sinks to help you make your pick.

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A Buyer’s Guide to Commercial Charbroilers

Commercial charbroilers come in various sizes, designs, and cooktop options. It can be a daunting task to find the perfect grill for your needs, but Chef Buyer is here to help! Depending on your usage (indoor/outdoor), countertop space (countertop/freestanding), and grilling needs (small/large cooking grates), all types of models are available to suit your needs. Our prices are extremely competitive and we understand your need to find a great match for your kitchen within your budget. We also regularly feature the top models for your cooking needs on our blog to help you make an informed decision. Do take a look at our guides to help you on your journey to a great grilling experience.

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An Expert’s Guide to Buying a Commercial Coffee Brewer

Buying a new commercial coffee brewer for your food business can be daunting, but it shouldn’t be. An efficient commercial coffee brewer should be durable, cost-effective, and easy to operate. In this article, Chef Buyer helps you make an informed decision by discussing the type of coffee makers or brewers, the latest trends in coffee making, and the top 6 commercial coffee-making machines available on our platform. At Chef Buyer, we provide comprehensive commercial kitchen solutions with detailed product descriptions, buying guides, and other relevant content to make your purchase hassle-free.


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Eat Hot Chip and Fry: How to Buy the Best Commercial Fryer for Your Food Business

To serve deep-fried foods to your customers, you need an efficient commercial fryer that is durable and serves its purpose. To help your purchase, we discuss commercial fryers, their types, the things to look out for before you buy one, and a list of the top 5 fryers you can buy from Chef Buyer. We provide complete commercial kitchen solutions along with buying guides and informative content, so that you can make an informed choice for your commercial kitchen.

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Top Commercial Ice Machine Brands

With so many competing names in the ice machine market, it gets difficult to decide on the best commercial ice machine brands to purchase. Despite all the competition, certain brands still stand out in the market, purely because of their expertise, customer satisfaction, and the effectiveness of their product. In this article, we discuss the best commercial ice maker brands and how you can make a great choice for your establishment. 


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Types of Ice and Their Sizes

You know that you need ice. But have you considered which types of ice you should be using? A look at different types of ice, sizes and ice makers.

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Commercial Ice Machine Buying Guide: What You Need to Know Before You Buy

Use this handy buying guide to choose the best commercial ice maker for your business. Learn all you need to know about ice machine types and sizes, so you can make an informed decision.

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I’m L(oven)’ It: How to Buy the Best Commercial Microwave for Your Kitchen

In the 70+ years since its invention in 1947, the commercial microwave oven has grown from a futuristic oddity that magically transformed food to every homemaker’s kitchen superhero. Capable of lightning-fast cooking, enduring lifespans, and high daily usage, the commercial oven is designed to be a beast (relatively). in this article, we discuss the types of microwaves, different factors to consider, and Chef Buyer’s most popular models to help you make the best microwave oven choice for your kitchen.

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Ice at Work: Purchasing The Best Ice Makers For Offices and Office Lounges

Ice machines are important requirements for nearly every commercial establishment. Offices and office lounges are where employees spend a better part of their week, and easy access to chilly refreshments is a great way to unwind after a day’s work. Ice machines offer a continuous supply to keep your employees hydrated and energized. In this article, we discuss the best choices you can make for your employees before purchasing a commercial ice maker for your office.

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The Expert's Guide to Buying A Commercial Grill

Grills are some of the most versatile cooking appliances in your kitchen. Whether it's steak you want to sear, patties you want to grill, or vegetables and eggs to sauté, the grill is the go-to for cooking a variety of dishes - be it morning rush hours or evening full houses. Employing efficient commercial grills in restaurants makes a great deal of difference as it lets you cook several dishes quickly, and it also adds rich flavor to the food. But before you invest in a commercial grill, there are several factors to consider. We discuss the different grills available in the market, the kind of mechanisms and fuel they use, important considerations like capacity, heat, and output in this article. Read on to more. 

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Ice, STAT: Why Your Hospital Deserves the Best Commercial Ice Machine

Hospitals consume some of the largest amounts of ice alongside commercial eateries. The function of hospital ice is wide-ranging- with important functions to reduce swelling, in physiotherapy, management of trauma, and rehydration for those that are unable to swallow liquid or solid food. Hospital ice makers are of various types and must be chosen based on the size and the requirements of the hospital. The most commonly consumed forms of ice in a hospital are nugget ice and flake ice, specialised machines exist to produce ice in these forms. The types of hospital ice makers, the basics of selecting one for your hospital, and the best hospital ice makers are mentioned in this article. 

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The Price of Ice: Commercial Ice Machines for Hotels

Given its demand and the many factors that affect the safety and quality of your hotel’s ice, it is paramount that your commercial ice machine investment is as savvy as it is safe. In this article, we discuss the history, selection, and important factors to consider before paying the price for your ice (and its ice machine).

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The Expert’s Guide to Finding the Best Commercial Mixer for Your Kitchen

The commercial mixer is the modern answer to all your kneading woes. Available in distinct types, varieties, and sizes, the food mixer is as customizable as it is versatile, excellent for pizza dough mixing as much as it is for all your mashing and whipping needs. Before investing in an all-round appliance fit for your kitchen’s needs, make sure to learn more about the commercial mixer’s features and types. This article discusses the most important factors to consider when making your commercial mixer purchase.


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The Best Ice in Town: Commercial Ice Makers for Restaurants

If there’s one common ingredient in every meal on your patrons’ platters, it’s ice. Whether nugget ice, cube ice, flake ice, the cold beverage’s best ally is available in a variety of shapes and consistencies. With a little savvy decision-making, you can customize the energy efficiency, capacity, hygiene, and method of production of your restaurant’s daily ice supply. In this article, we discuss the most important factors to consider before buying the best commercial ice maker machine for your restaurant.

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Become the Toast of the Town: An Expert's Guide to Buying Commercial Toasters

Commercial toaster ovens are assets to diners, cafes, and restaurants. However, with the variety of both toasters and bread in the market, buying a commercial toaster oven can easily turn into a confusing ordeal. In this article, Chef Buyer explains the various types, features, and best-suited bread for each type of commercial toaster.

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An Expert's Guide to Buying a Food Processor

Food processors are the bulwark against morning rush hours and busy evenings. The commercial food processor truly is the one size that fits all in the world of kitchen equipment. Be it at home or in large commercial operations, commercial food processors make life easier by performing the most versatile functions. Slicing, dicing, kneading, blending, mincing, grinding, or pureeing, you name it. The humble commercial food processor has your back. 

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The Range to Rule the Roost: An Expert’s Guide to Buying Commercial Gas Ranges

Gas ranges are the modern cook’s best culinary friend. By integrating the world’s most effective cooking equipment into a single, stainless-steel appliance, the gas range is the throne upon which sit the versatile kitchen’s most diverse dishes. In this article, we discuss the features of a commercial gas range so that you can make an informed range choice for your commercial kitchen.


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Sugar, Spice, and Everything Ice: The Best Commercial Ice Makers for your Kitchen in 2021

Ice is the backbone of the beverage industry. Every quick-serving and efficient commercial kitchen needs a reliable ice maker to serve its drinks. Given the massive market for chilled beverages – so massive that it exists regardless of the season, purchasing a non-stop ice maker is a low-effort guarantee that your parched customers leave with a smile. In this post, we discuss the features, types, sizes, brands, and most popular commercial ice makers today. 


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No More Hot Air about Hot Air: The Expert’s Guide to Buying a Convection Oven

Whether you’re a budding restaurateur or a savant in the field, you are no stranger to the benefits of a convection oven setup. Be it fiscal, time- and cost-efficiency, or taste, a convection oven brings to the table (or the floor if it’s a double-deck) benefits unseen in its counterparts. In this article, we equip you with the prerequisite knowledge you need to make an informed commercial convection oven purchase.

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