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Outfitting a catering business for success starts with the right catering supplies and equipment to cook, transport, and serve foods. Caterers frequently cook and transport foods to distant locations for events, so they need catering equipment that is reduced in size and optimized for travel to and from event sites. They also require supplies to maintain food quality and keep hot foods hot and cold foods cold.
Besides insulated food and beverage carriers, this category includes buffet warmers to keep appetizers, soups, and other dishes at ideal serving temperatures for hours on end until the meal is ready to be served. Heated cabinets in many sizes and styles help caterers set up self-serve stations for finger foods, pizza boxes, and more. They are especially useful in settings with limited electrical outlets where a full kitchen is not available.
Whether the event is a seated dinner or a party, the catering supplies needs to be polished and professional for the best results.
GN Pans (or Gastronorm containers) are pans, trays and containers that have been created to an industry standard. This standardisation makes it easier, simpler and more cost effective for manufacturers of catering equipment, as well as the end user.
The Pans are available in a variety of materials and have a variety of standardized depths to suit different applications. These standard dimensions mean that they are compatible with most commercial refrigeration and preparation equipment. This is particularly true for storage fridges and blast chillers/freezers.
The Pans are also extremely versatile and can be stacked and combined with each other in an endless amount of configurations. They are also incredibly strong, being made from single form pressed and hard wearing 201 grade stainless steel. With rounded reinforced edges and anti-jam stacking lugs they are designed to withstand the rigours of the busy catering environment. They are also easy to clean and come in a range of lids with spoon notches that help reduce waste. They are a key component in any professional kitchen and are an essential for catering businesses that are looking to increase their productivity.
A hotel pan, also known as a food pan or buffet insert pan, is an essential piece of equipment in many areas of commercial food service. They are popular in buffet lines as inserts for chafing dishes, and they can also be used for cold storage and ingredient containers on a prep table.
Unlike some other restaurant supplies, which are often made of low-quality materials and designed to be disposable, stainless steel hotel pans are durable enough for repeated use and can withstand a lot of abuse. They are also easy to clean, making them a popular choice for busy restaurants.
It is crafted out of heavy-duty stainless steel to prevent dents and dings. Its rim is reinforced to prevent jamming, and it features easy pour corners that eliminate wasteful drips. Additionally, it can be stacked for storage.
In addition to traditional stainless steel hotel pans, you can also find a wide variety of different models made out of plastic or aluminum. Some are designed for hot foods, while others are better suited for cold food presentation. Some models even feature unique shapes that add visual appeal to your buffet line or catering table.