5 Tips for Buying Used Restaurant Equipment

23 July 2018 - 23:01, by , in Blog, No comments

If you are opening a restaurant or getting ready to make upgrades, buying used restaurant equipment is a great way to get everything you need without breaking the bank. Here are some tips for buying used restaurant equipment from Kohn-Megibow Company:

  1. Make a Priority List
    First and foremost, make a complete list of all the equipment you’ll need and then put that list in order of priority. It will allow you to focus on what matters most and purchase those top priority pieces first. Otherwise, it can be unorganized, leaving the buying process to feel overwhelming.
  2. Research the Brands and Options
    Next, you will want to do your research. Take some time to see the advantages and disadvantages of the various equipment and brand name manufacturers. Also, understand the different options available for each type of equipment so you can know exactly what you’ll need in your restaurant.
  3. Know Your Buying Options
    You might be able to find good used restaurant equipment directly from a restaurant that is liquidating, or you can turn to a restaurant equipment wholesaler like KMC. With us, you can buy directly from our warehouse at discount prices or attend one of our bi-weekly used restaurant equipment auctions.
  4. Research Parts and Accessories
    Before you commit to any used restaurant equipment, it’s worth knowing how available replacement parts are, how much they cost and how easy/difficult they are to replace/install. The same goes for any accessories or variations that you can add to improve or customize your equipment for specific kitchen functions. Oftentimes, you can find these accessories for great deals at a restaurant equipment warehouse like Kohn-Megibow Company.
  5. Have Fun!
    Building your dream kitchen and starting a restaurant is an exciting process, so don’t forget to enjoy yourself. You will find the used restaurant equipment process so much easier and satisfying when you are having fun exploring all your options and finding just the right equipment.

Kohn-Megibow Company is your Southern California used restaurant equipment resource. You can find everything you need at a fraction of the price it will cost to buy new at our warehouse and/or auction. We’ll guide you through buying decisions and help you find exactly what you need. For more information, contact KMC today!

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