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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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Bringing Technology to Your Restaurant’s Kitchen

While “technology” has been the buzzword of business and industry for almost three decades now, “technology” as a component of restaurant kitchens seems to have hardly changed during this time frame. In short, there seems to be very little that distinguishes a restaurant kitchen of today from a similar restaurant of 30 years ago. The […]

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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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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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Restaurant Appliance Depot, A New Way to Shop Online!

So far we’ve talked a lot about leasing to own and different alternative financing plans that allow you to get your hand on expensive restaurant equipment for a low monthly payment.  But the fact of the matter is that some people are prepared to purchase the items they need for their kitchen outright.  If you […]

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Welcome to the Restaurant Blog!

Hello, and welcome to the Restaurant Blog!  We’ll be using this space to discuss the financial realities of opening a restaurant. Look for helpful information about purchasing kitchen equipment, with a special emphasis on Lease-to-Own options.  We’ll also be including product reviews and tutorials, tips and tricks for burgeoning food industry entrepreneurs, and highlighting some of […]

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