Posts by Toro Kitchen

Have Your Menu Determine the Restaurant Equipment You Need

It doesn’t matter what kind of food you serve, purchasing quality restaurant equipment is vital for every restaurant. That being said, there are certain types of food that will require certain types of equipment. That’s why it’s important to think about your menu and base the equipment you need to purchase on what’s listed in the menu. After all, the food you plan to prepare and serve will let you know exactly what pieces you require in your kitchen. Let’s look at a few common examples.

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Refrigeration 101: Tips for Buying the Right Refrigerator for Your Kitchen

No matter what type of restaurant you own, refrigeration is always important. You want to keep your food fresh and stored at safe temperatures. However, buying a commercial refrigerator can sometimes be overwhelming for those new to the restaurant industry.

It helps to understand all your options before making your purchase. These simple tips from Toro Kitchen will help you decide on the right refrigerator for your restaurant, bar, deli, bakery, market or other food service business.

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Benefits of Selling Your Used Restaurant Equipment

As a restaurant owner, you’re used to buying new equipment to replace your old pieces. But what do you usually do with those old pieces you’re no longer using? Throw them out? Try to sell them on your own? Did you know that there’s a much easier way to get rid of your used restaurant equipment? Toro Kitchen has you covered!

If you are looking to liquidate all your used restaurant, bar, bakery, or deli equipment, consider selling to Toro Kitchen for a fair price. We purchase pre-owned restaurant equipment from restaurants throughout Southern California. If you just need to sell off a few pieces (perhaps you are in the middle of an upgrade), let us know and we’ll take them off your hands. As long as the equipment is in good working order and/or can be refurbished, Toro Kitchen is likely to make you an offer.

Here are some of the benefits of selling your used restaurant equipment to Toro Kitchen:

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5 Tips for Opening a Restaurant on a Budget

Opening a restaurant is a lifelong dream for many people, but it can be a difficult process without the proper guidance. It takes a lot of hard work and it can be more expensive than people realize. That’s why it’s so important to set a budget and look for ways to save money during the start-up process.

Here are some helpful tips for opening your restaurant on a budget:

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Tips for Selling Your Used Restaurant Equipment

At Toro Kitchen, we regularly purchase used restaurant equipment from restaurant owners. Whether it’s individual pieces you need to sell or a full liquidation, we have you covered. When selling your used restaurant equipment, it’s important to understand all your options so you feel comfortable knowing you made the right decision.

Below are seven tips for selling your used restaurant equipment:

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How to Choose the Right Cutlery for Your Needs

When you own a restaurant, having the right cutlery is crucial. There are many different types of knives made in different sizes and with different materials. Finding just the right cutlery is not always easy, but it is important to get exactly what you need.

Whether you buy new or used cutlery for your restaurant, it’s always a good idea to be familiar with the types of knives available and their features. Be sure to understand the different parts of the knife – from the point and tip to the heel, spine and bolster. Also, keep in mind that most knives are designed for specific slicing and cutting purposes (meats, bread, soft fruit, hard vegetables, cheeses, etc.). This will help you choose the right cutlery to fit your needs. Continue reading for some more tips!

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Toro Kitchen is Your Leading Local Restaurant Equipment Supplier

Toro Kitchen is proud to be one of the San Fernando Valley’s premier restaurant equipment and supply companies. We are locally owned, ready to serve restaurant owners throughout Southern California who are looking for new and high-quality pre-owned restaurant equipment.

Whatever you need, Toro Kitchen has you covered with a full line of new and used equipment. All pre-owned equipment is inspected and refurbished for quality, so you know you are getting excellent restaurant equipment at a great price.

Our large retail warehouse is open to the public and there are no club memberships required. Whether you need to buy one piece or stock your entire restaurant, you can stop by, call or visit our website to purchase exactly what you need. Our factory-trained and certified technicians are here to provide the service and insight you need to find all the equipment for your restaurant, bakery, bar, deli or grocery store. We also offer repair services and accept trade-ins of your used equipment.

Here are some of the things we sell at Toro Kitchen:

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Reasons to Buy Used Restaurant Equipment

There’s no getting around the fact that equipment and furnishing costs for professional kitchens can be astronomical.

With such realities facing restaurant owners, it not only makes sense but also proves necessary to save money wherever possible, without cutting important corners. Purchasing used restaurant equipment offers one such opportunity. Read on to find out why relying on a used equipment store makes sense for your restaurant.

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Tips for Buying Used Restaurant Equipment

When opening a new restaurant, buying used equipment is one of the smartest decisions you can make. Who, after all, can argue with getting top-shelf equipment for a fraction of the cost? But once you’ve made the wise decision to buy used, how do you move forward? What does it take to become a smart, informed consumer in this market? Read on to find out our best tips for buying used restaurant equipment.

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