Catering Equipment – The Options
Having the right catering equipment and supplies in your kitchen is the number one ingredient for a successful and efficiently working catering business. You can either hire catering supplies or purchase your own equipments. Following are the pros and cons of catering equipment rental.
Advantages of Renting Catering Equipment
If you are running short of money or have a small capital that you wish not to blow up on expensive catering supplies and equipments like fridges and ovens for your restaurant, the more affordable option is to lease these same items for a temporary period (till you save up enough to purchase your own supplies).
Leasing allows you to access serving utensils, flatware, dinnerware, cookware and kitchen equipments that you otherwise cannot afford.
You can choose from a wide array of tableware when you lease and can manage your cash flow much more easily.
You can experiment with all kinds of catering equipments, test run all of them including products that have been launched recently in the market and find out which equipments you are more comfortable working with. Items that don’t work for you can be replaced. You get to learn about the pros and cons of all the different catering equipments and party equipments while using them.
As a caterer you are well aware how important presentation is in every event. Sculptures in ice is quite impressive and can truly attract people and also adds elegance to the food you cater.
Disadvantages of Renting Catering Equipment
Renting equipments from catering services for a long period of time is not a feasible idea as it will become more and more expensive over time. Access to certain in-demand items may be limited or some items you wish to lease may be unavailable. You may even have to deliver and pick up the leased items every time they are used.