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Pros and Cons of Capital Versus Operating Leases

In our previous two blogs entitled “Tax Deductions Greater than Lease Payments?” and “How Section 179 Benefits Restaurants that Lease Equipment,” we examined how restaurants can save money by taking advantage of tax deductions from depreciation, and how the Section 179 deduction can provide a boon for restaurants that lease commercial kitchen equipment. In this, […]

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Section 179 Benefits Restaurants That Lease Equipment

In our last blog entitled “Understanding Equipment Tax Depreciation Benefits,” we explained how the U.S. tax code allows tax deductions for depreciation that can help restaurants save money. While that blog primarily examined depreciation in general under the IRS “Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System” (MACRS), this blog will take a closer look at depreciation under […]

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Restaurant Design for the Growing Business

Restaurant Design for a Growing Business Kitchen design is an important part of any restaurant. This is because a well thought-out layout for the kitchen allows for a sensible and efficient delegation of labor, while also conserving energy and meeting health code guidelines.  All this means that a well-designed kitchen will reduce labor and operating […]

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Don’t Rent Equipment

Many of you have got in touch with me regarding the difference between leasing-to-own and renting the equipment you need for your restaurant.  Business owners often rent because they’re just getting started and aren’t sure what kind of equipment they need, and they idea of renting seems much more attractive than owning dishwashers, ranges, and other […]

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Everest Refrigeration, Reviewed.

Today we are going to talk about Everest Refrigeration equipment.  Good refrigeration equipment is the cornerstone to a successful kitchen.  Whether you own a bar or a restaurant equipped with a full-service kitchen.  In the back of the house you will need refrigerators to store your ingredients.  Anyone who has ever worked in a kitchen […]

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Buying An Icemachine

Opening a restaurant can be an overwhelming task, especially when it comes to building your kitchen.  For the first time business owner all the options and choices when it comes to equipment can be confusing.  Here at the Restaurant Blog, we are dedicated to helping you find the equipment that you need to make your […]

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Charbroilers, Explained!

While we have talked about different types of restaurant ranges here at the restaurant blog, we haven’t discussed one of the most popular forms of preparing meats and other proteins, the charbroiler.  The charbroiler is closest to a griddle, in that food is cooked directly on its top.  However, this is where the similarities end.  […]

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