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3 Factors to Consider Before Buying a Commercial Pizza Oven May 22, 2019

Roosevelt Park, Anchorage
3 Factors to Consider Before Buying a Commercial Pizza Oven, Anchorage, Alaska

If you’re starting a new pizza joint or want to expand your current operations, your ovens are key to your endeavor. Efficient, steady ovens turn out crust that your patrons will rave about every time. To find the right type of oven at a restaurant supply company, consider the following questions.

Questions to Ask Before Buying a Commercial Pizza Oven

1. Will You Be Cooking Other Foods?

If your restaurant is devoted solely to pizza, then invest in a deck or conveyor oven. Restaurants with a wider menu should install convection models that can work for other foods. After all, you’re investing a substantial chunk in restaurant supplies, so you want to make sure that every piece serves a worthwhile function.

2. How Skilled Are Your Staff Members?

restaurant supplyTo get thin crusts that bake quickly, some restaurants use advanced ovens that fire at extreme temperatures. While these ovens produce excellent pizza under the supervision of a pro, amateurs may find themselves turning out pies too scorched to serve. If you’re working in a high-turnover environment, a simpler oven may be more sensible.

3. What Style Are You Serving?

The term ‘pizza’ can encompass hundreds of styles, so you’ll need to consider your restaurant’s type of cuisine and atmosphere to pick the ideal oven. Are you serving sit-down diners, or are people grabbing your pizza on the go? Fast-paced concepts may opt for a conveyor oven that requires less supervision and delivers consistent results quickly. If you want thin-crust artisan pizza, then a commercial brick oven will serve your interests better.


Restaurants throughout Anchorage, AK, know they can count on Refrigeration & Food Equipment, a commercial restaurant supply company. Is your walk-in cooler on the fritz or stove failing to light? They can diagnose the issue and make the needed repairs or install a new unit. To learn more about this company, visit them online. To discuss your restaurant supply needs, call (907) 248-2525.

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