easyequipment

name Easyequipment founded in 1985 provides all catering businesses with a wide selection of high-quality catering and refrigeration equipment, restaurant supplies and more from the world's best-known brands. They have since become a restaurant supply leader, empowering customers to make their own businesses more successful. The site www.easyequipment.com offers a wide range of articles, research materials and products for the conscientious foodservice operator.

Understanding Warewashing

28th August 2009
Warewashing equipment is the collective industry name for dishwashers and glasswashers. It derives its name from glass "ware" and table "ware." A common question from caterers is why can't they use the same machine for both glasswashing and plate washing... Read >

Understanding Microwave Ovens

28th August 2009
Microwave ovens are a hugely important part of every professional kitchen. As a standard microwave-only oven they can perform essential functions such as safely re-heating frozen or chilled food, which is at the heart of many menus in informal dining rest... Read >

Understanding Kitchen Ventilation

28th August 2009
In the kitchen, a ventilation system removes heat and grease coming from cooking equipment, steam from ware washing and boiling and dangerous carbon monoxide fumes produced from the combustion of gas cooking equipment. Front of house, a ventilation system... Read >

Understanding Hot Holding Equipment

28th August 2009
Warming cold food such as pies or sausage rolls or keeping food which has been freshly cooked at serving temperature needs careful food safety handling and the right equipment. It is not just about maintaining the heat to help keep the food safe to eat, b... Read >

Understanding Fast Food Cooking Systems

28th August 2009
Fast food is a huge sector of the catering industry with annual sales estimated to be more than £7 billion. Because of the high volume nature of fast food service, the equipment not only has to be quick, it has to be very robust. Heavy-duty equipment is ... Read >

Understanding Deep-fat Fryers

28th August 2009
While called a deep-fat fryer, all food floats in hot oil, cooking in the top two inches of the fryer. This can lead to a kitchen having a fryer which is too big and heating up more oil than needed. Another mistake is to take a particular day when frying... Read >

Understanding Cooking on Hot Stones

28th August 2009
With the introduction of theatre kitchens and live cooking stations, hot stone cooking at the table offers an exciting dining experience. But as it needs special stones heated to extremely high temperatures there are a number of Food Safety and Health & S... Read >

Gas Fryers vs. Electric Fryers

28th August 2009
Deep frying is a very fast way to cook foods vs. other methods such as boiling, due to the high temperature of the shortening in the fryer. Deep frying does not make food greasy since the dampness in the food repels the oil. (Oil and water do not mix.) Fr... Read >

Difference between a Spiral Mixer and a Planetary Mixer

28th August 2009
Kitchen Applications: Mixers are primarily for bakery, pizza or other food service businesses to mix dough and batter. Countertop mixers under 20 quarts knead small batches of bread dough, pizza dough, whipping cream and fluffy frostings. Floor models hav... Read >