Crepe making machines are widely popular in breakfast and pastry shops. They enable you to make perfect, uniform crepes quickly. A commercial crepe griddle can save you time and money and you can get one available in two main types -- either a gas crepe machine or an electric crepe machine -- to meet the needs of your restaurant, bakery or kitchen.
Crepe making machines are available with a single burner or two burners and have utensil drawers and batter spreaders. They range in price depending on the style, size, finish and brand.
1. Decide on the crepes machine heat source that works for your location.
2. Identify the commercial crepe maker features important to your business.
3. Comparison shop and buy your commercial crepe machine from a reliable source.
Decide on the crepes machine heat sourceCrepe machines are offered in both gas and electric, both of which are represented in commercial and professional kitchens. They are offered in a range of temperature capacities, from 450-530 degrees for electrics. Gas crepe making griddles are an option offering an average of 24,000 BTUs. Gas is usually the heat source preferred by most chefs and foodies alike in most kitchen appliances.
Identify the commercial crepe maker features important to your businessMost crepe machines, gas or electric, are similar. They all have temperature gauges and the same basic set up. One major difference is between a single or double crepe maker, in which the two burners often function independently of each other. Also look for the accessories that come with the crepe machine such as a dough spreader, spatula, and plate coating. Another thing to consider is whether you are interested in mass production.
Comparison shop and buy your commercial crepe machineComparison shop with online shopping networks and by calling different crepe machine suppliers. This is easiest done with you have selected a specific model of crepe machine. Check with local restaurant supply companies to find out which crepe machines they have in stock or can order. If you have a food based business, you may qualify for a discount, just ask.
- Consider the future crepe needs of your company and consider investing in an extra crepe maker machine, if the price is right.