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10 best Catering Equipment Stores in Australia

ALPHACATERINGEQUIPMENT

 

 

Physical store: 2060-2062 Castlereagh Rd, Penrith NSW 2750, Australia

Online-store: https://www.alphacateringequipment.com.au

Delivery: A supplementary delivery cost will be incurred for all large or bulky product orders depending on location, size/weight of items, and order value. Delivery of cooking machines, refrigeration, flat-pack items, and most furniture products will be made to kerbside locations only. It does not include negotiating lifts or stairs.

Warehouse pickup: Alpha Catering Equipment accepts customers in their showroom with Covid-19 safety plan.

Returns: No clear info on their website.

Warranty: Product warranty detailed in the Product Specification section within each product.

Finance Options: Alpha Catering Equipment expects payment in full prior to the despatch of equipment except for installation or commissioning that will be payable on completion. They can accept major credit cards (Visa and Mastercard only) with a 2% surcharge to cover bank fees. To avoid this surcharge customers can pay by EFT direct to their bank account. Paypal is also available with fees to apply.

Product Installation: They provide installation for some products.

Clients: Info not available on their website.

Review: Alpha Catering Equipment have supplied equipment to many of Australia’s leading restaurants, clubs, cafes, casinos, hotels, take-away food outlets, bakeries’, butchers’ and schools. Alpha Catering Equipment is able to custom fabricate with stainless steel benches, commercial fridges, and sinks of the highest quality to suit customer’s needs and specifications.

AGC

 

 

Physical store: 13-15 Hume Highway, Greenacre, NSW 2190

Online-store: https://www.agcequipment.co.au

Delivery: Standard Delivery (Smallwares and benchtop equipment), This is the standard default choice for smaller (Benchtop Goods) online orders. All orders are dispatched within 2-4 Business days (Mon-Fri 9 am – 5 pm). The goods are delivered to a specified address and given to a receiver. Standard Kerbside Delivery (Large equipment), This is the standard option for larger equipment (Floor Model or Heavy Items). The items are delivered to the front door or closest possible entrance of the specified address and left in place for the customer to unpack and move inside. VIP Delivery Service (Sydney Metro and surrounding suburbs, This service must be organized prior to the goods being delivered. The customer will liaise with AGC staff and provide a list of details needed to obtain a sound idea of the delivery floor plan. From there AGC will organize all equipment to be placed into the correct location, remove all packaging and organize connection (additional costs apply) of the gas and or power required by a qualified tradesman.

Warehouse pickup: Yes in their showroom.

Returns: They accept any purchase to be exchanged providing that the item and all packaging material, brochures, and instruction manual are all in new condition and have not been used. Customers need to fill out the online returns form to accompany the item. This does not apply to floor model or custom-made equipment sales; These items will incur a 25% restocking fee depending on the supplier’s return policy

Warranty: All equipment sold by AGC Catering Equipment Pty Ltd is supported by the manufacturer’s warranty period. Pre-owned equipment comes with the provision of 12 months parts and 1-month labour, unless stated otherwise.

Finance Options: They accept payment by SilverChef, Getcapital, and Shiftpayments.

Product Installation: No clear information in their website.

Clients: Info not available on their website.

Review: AGC Catering Equipment have Sydney’s largest showroom with over 1,800 square meters to house their extensive product range. This company has been supplying catering equipment for over 30 years, selling trusted commercial brands backed by reliable after−sales service. They have a broad range of products with over 50,000 items on display in their showroom with fast shipping service.

NISBETS

 

 

Physical store: They have 11 branches, check out their store address at this link: https://www.nisbets.com.au/stores?cm_sp=NHP%20Footer-_-Shopping%20At%20Nisbets-_-Stores

Online-store: https://www.nisbets.com.au

Delivery: Order before 4 pm Sydney Eastern Standard Time (EST) Monday-Friday for next working day delivery to Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane metro areas, Same day despatch for express delivery (Some products excluded), Free delivery applies in metro areas stated on all eligible orders over $100 ex GST, For certain large, heavy or bulky items, a supplementary delivery charge may apply depending on location, Delivery hours are between 9 am and 5 pm (weekdays only), Orders to metro areas for less than $100 ex GST will be subject to a $10 delivery charge

Warehouse pickup: They accept warehouse pickup. Visit one of their 11 retail stores.

Returns: Returns accepted within 30 days of purchase, unused and in original packaging. All returns are at the customer’s own cost and all large items and non-stocked products will incur a restocking fee. Refund within 30 days with 3 simple steps:

  1. Contact Nisbets within 30 days
  2. Send the item back to their head office
  3. They will refund or exchange

Warranty: Their standard warranty offered on their products is 1 year (parts & labour). In some cases they offer longer warranties, this is indicated against their products online and in catalogs.

Finance Options: Leasing with SilverChef.

Product Installation: No clear information on their website.

Clients: Info not available on their website.

Review: Explore a huge range of over 3,000 products in-store under one roof. From inspirational crockery ranges to eco-friendly disposables to the latest cooking technology, they have the perfect product to suit customer’s needs. They have retail stores all over Australia and a friendly team to help, with expert advice to guide customers in the right direction.

WAGGA

 

 

Physical store: 34 Pearson Street, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650

Online-store: https://www.waggacatering.com.au

Delivery: Wagga delivers products using local and national shipping agents. Shipping costs are influenced by the size and weight of the product, and your location. Exact shipping costs are calculated in the shopping cart (with the exclusion of heavier items such as equipment) and will be added to the order total before checkout. Orders are generally dispatched within 2 business days if items are in stock. Shipping times are estimated at between 2 to 5 business days depending on location and freight company. Deliveries will be made to residential or business addresses during normal business hours Monday to Friday.

Warehouse pickup: Available, free delivery cost.

Returns: No information on their website.

Warranty: There is no product warranty information in their product specification or their website.

Finance Options: Leasing with SilverChef.

Product Installation: They provide expert staff to install their product.

Clients: No information on their website.

Review: Established in 1980, Wagga Catering Equipment is a family-owned business specializing in hospitality supplies. With an extensive range of products including commercial cooking equipment, crockery, cutlery, kitchen utensils, uniforms, disposable packaging, and coffee beans, they have all of the customer’s hospitality needs covered. Supplying a full range of products and services, they are backed by expertise in design, supply, installation, product training, and education.

DYNAMIC

 

 

Physical store: 296-298 South Gippsland Hwy, Dandenong South, VIC 3175

Online-store: https://www.dynamiccateringequipment.com.au

Delivery: Shipping price at the checkout is provided as curbside/box drop only. Some products, including large and bulky items, may be shipped directly from the supplier. Any delivery costs involved regarding sensitive freight will be charged to the customer separately after checkout and confirmed with the customer.

Warehouse pickup: No clear information on their website.

Returns: DCE is not under any duty to accept products returned by the buyer and will do so only on terms determined by DCE (including a 30% re-stocking fee for ‘off-the-shelf’ or standard products) in each individual case. DCE shall not accept any claim for return by the Buyer if the claim is not made within 7 days of delivery or collection of the Products. If DCE agrees to accept returned products, the Buyer must return the products to the DCE place of business.

Warranty: In the case of new products – twelve (12) calendar months and in the case of used products – three (3) calendar months.

Finance Options: Leasing with SilverChef.

Product Installation: Available.

Clients: No information on their website.

Review: Dynamic Catering Equipment is one of Australia’s largest foodservice equipment suppliers with the finest tools and equipment. DCE offers a complete range of premium catering equipment. Their services range from shopfitting and design to ventilation, custom stainless steel fabrication, and equipment maintenance. Their comprehensive online store is complemented by a giant super-store in Melbourne’s southeast, offering the widest range of premium equipment. Not only that, they have 360-degree service. Once you’ve selected your equipment, they also design your kitchen, provide the best advice on equipment, install, fit, modify and customize your kitchen equipment and offer planned service and maintenance programs

KEA

 

 

Physical store: 6 Chaffey Street, Thomastown, VIC, 3074 Australia

Online-store: https://www.kitchenequipmentaustralia.com.au

Delivery: All items are quoted excluding shipping and are available for collection from our Thomastown warehouse collections are able to be made at 6 Chaffey street Thomastown, from 10 am to 4 pm Monday to Thursday, and 10 am to 3 pm on Friday. All freight consignments are to be delivered as KERB SIDE delivery, and consignments are not covered by any warranties against freight damage.

Warehouse pickup: No clear information on their website.

Returns: All new items will come with a manufacturer’s warranty, returns on standard items will incur a 25% restocking fee and no fee is applicable to exchanges; in the event of a custom order; items cannot be returned or exchanged. Used items will come with a 30-day working guarantee, commencing from the invoice date, with returns and exchanges permitted. The guarantee does NOT cover glass, lighting, and wear and tear, this applies to all used items unless marked as “AS IS, AS TRADED” as traded units are not covered by a warranty or guarantee.

Warranty: No warranty information on their website in product specifications.

Finance Options: SilverChef Rental Finance.

Product Installation: No clear information on their website.

Clients: No information on their website.

Review: They have special offers on their website with super sales on many products. KEA buys and sells top-quality new and used commercial catering kitchen equipment. They rent and sell wide range of products such as restaurant and Caffe furniture, food truck, kitchenware, and cooking equipment.

THE CATERING EQUIPMENT WAREHOUSE

 

 

Physical store: 345 Princes Highway, Carlton, NSW  2218

Online-store: https://www.cateringequipment.com.au

Delivery: All orders are delivered by selected couriers, depending on the area. The product prices quoted are for direct delivery to either a residential or a business address.

Warehouse pickup: They accept warehouse pickup, visit their showroom.

Returns: There are no refunds for change of mind. They do an exchange if wrongly ordered but postage is to be covered by the customer

Warranty: Equipment is covered by the manufacturer’s warranty which is usually 12 months.

Finance Options: The Catering Equipment Warehouse has started its own Rent to Buy Scheme with Rent It Hospitality. This is an alternative for restaurateurs or cafe owners who want to free up their finances, avoid Director’s Guarantees, and give themselves the ultimate flexibility to arrange their kitchen the way they want. If ordering through their website, PayPal is their choice for payment. If ordering in-store or over the phone, payment can be made by credit, direct deposit or cheque.

Product Installation: No clear information on their website.

Clients: Oporto, Bondi Pizza, Hungry Jacks, and Gloria Jeans

Review: Wide range of products especially for the catering and hospitality industries but also for domestic use. Products include catering supplies, café supplies, kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery, and then larger equipment like cooktops, ice machines, and benchtop equipment. Their warehouse is designed to help the customer purchase everything they need for they business under one roof in Melbourne & Sydney. They have professional salespeople to help with any questions regarding catering equipment. Their showroom is easily accessible from all areas of Sydney, located in Carlton to the south of the city.

FEDERAL HOSPITALITY EQUIPMENT (F.E.D)

 

 

Physical store: They have 6 warehouses and showrooms. Check out their address by click this link: https://www.foodequipment.com.au/contact

Online-store: https://www.foodequipment.com.au

Delivery: Standart Delivery: A delivery cost will be incurred for all product orders depending on location, and size/weight of items. Our standard delivery (cooking equipment, refrigeration, stainless steel items, and furniture products) includes delivery to the kerbside or loading dock in the shopping center only. Standard kerbside service does not include installation or the removal of any packaging or existing appliance. If you are not home at the time of delivery, you will be liable for a second delivery fee. The standard service may not cover Australian offshore territories or remote locations within Australia. Specific Delivery: Specify delivery is only available for metro areas. A supplementary delivery cost will be incurred for all product orders depending on location, and size/weight of items. A supplementary delivery cost for large items may apply. Delivery does not include any unpacking, positioning, or assembly of any item. Delivery does not include lifting up steps or stairs or negotiating equipment into and out of lifts.

Warehouse pickup: F.E.D. Warehouses are located in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, and New Zealand, Auckland. If you are picking up your item from their warehouse, confirm actual box dimensions with their call center before arrival, and ensure you have an adequate vehicle to safely collect and transport. Warehouse staff reserve the right to refuse any vehicle that is not fit to safely transport such items. All customers arranging their own collections (whether personally or their own courier) are required to check order and packaging thoroughly before departure. All responsibility for the condition will be transferred from Federal Hospitality Equipment to the customer at this point in time.

Returns: Hassle-free 30 days returns. All returns are at the customer’s own cost and all large items and non-stocked products will incur a restocking fee. Goods delivered may be returned for a refund, exchange, or replacement within 30 days provided and in their original packaging and condition. Certain large or bulky items may be subject to a restocking fee. Certain goods cannot be returned for hygiene purposes. Certain goods such as knives must be returned in adequate postal packaging for health and safety reasons. Certain last-in-line or special-to-order goods may also be non-returnable

Warranty: F.E.D provides a warranty on parts and labor against faulty material or workmanship for brand new stock for a period of twelve (12) months, six (6) months for show room stock, and three (3) months for second-hand stock & spare parts from the date of delivery unless otherwise agreed in writing.

Finance Options: Electronic Bank Transfer (EFT) is preferred, subject to clearance. Visa and Master Cards are accepted – surcharge has been waived. American Express is accepted – subject to 2% surcharge. We now accept Paypal and ZipPay Leasing with SilverChef

Product Installation: No clear information on their website.

Clients: No info on their website.

Review: F.E.D. is an Australian-owned importer and catering supplier of quality commercial food, catering & restaurant equipment, supplying and servicing Australia and New Zealand with commercial kitchen and catering equipment for over 50 years. Low price guarantee and price match promise. If customers find the lower published price for a like-for-like product, they will beat it by 5% at the time of order.

HOSPITALITY SUPERSTORE

 

 

Physical store: Showroom and demonstration kitchen: 116 Brunswick Street (cnr Amelia Street)
Fortitude Valley, Brisbane QLD 4006

Online-store: https://www.hospitalitysuperstore.com.au

Delivery: When placing an order some items may not be available immediately. Hospitality Superstore will contact the customer within 48 hours to confirm the delivery time and stock availability. Waiting time for goods can vary from 1-2 days to up to 8 weeks in some cases. Goods arranged for delivery by Hospitality Superstore on behalf of the customer are deemed to be made to the kerbside or street level of the address supplied by the customer unless previously advised by the customer.

Warehouse pickup: Available on their head office and national distribution center: 179 Fison Ave West Eagle Farm, Brisbane QLD 4009

Returns: Goods being returned for credit must be arranged in advance with Hospitality Superstore and shipped to the nominated address at the purchaser’s expense. Should a customer change their mind and wish to return goods, a refund will not be given but a credit note will be issued. All goods returned are subject to our standard 25% restocking fee. Goods must be returned as they were sent out, in their original packaging, with warranty cards and manuals if appropriate and cannot have been used in any way.

Warranty: All goods are covered by the manufacturer’s standard warranty which will differ depending on the type of product (see Product Specification Information). Not all equipment warranties are onsite. The rule of thumb is that most small appliances are back to base warranties although this doesn’t apply to some brands

Finance Options: Hospitality Superstore provides business finance facilities directly to their clients and has a team of trained finance professionals ready to assist. They have a full range of hospitality finance solutions: Endeva Finance, Skope Own Me Funding, and GetCapital.

Product Installation: No info on their website.

Clients: Kebab Thyme, The Standard Marketing Co., Simberi Gold, Bellview Hotel, Subway Fernvale and Kingaroy, American Fried, Holmes Enterprises, Our Haus Café, Hakataya Ramen.

Review: Hospitality Superstore is one of the leading suppliers of hospitality goods in Australia for over 70 years with a diverse range of products, unbeatable everyday low prices, and good quality of customer service. They are a leading one-stop supplier of hospitality products, commercial kitchen supplies, and catering equipment. They offer a large range of equipment from leading brands and with over 10,000 products on their website for Cafe, Restaurant, Hospital, Nursing Home, Boardroom, School, Hotel, Aged Care Facility, Canteen or College. They have the resources of a large distribution center and a fully stocked showroom with a demonstration kitchen to offer our customers the best in the business. If the product quality is not there or the after-sales service is not there from their suppliers then you will not find it on their website. They sell the best products at very competitive prices.

 

HOSPITALITY WORD DIRECT

 

 

Physical store: 106 Fairbank Road Clayton South VIC 3169 Australia

Online-store: https://www.hwd.com.au

Delivery: All deliveries will be done during standard business hours (9 am-5.30 pm). Orders placed on Friday afternoons, public holidays, and weekends will only be processed on the following business day. Freight delivery times cannot be guaranteed. HWD aims to deliver and fulfill orders within 2 business days. However, allow 2 to 12 business days delivery depending on your location. Weekend deliveries can be arranged but will attract a surcharge. Weekend, after-hours, or time-specific deliveries must be arranged by phone.

Warehouse pickup: They accept customers to visit their showroom.

Returns: No clear information on their website.

Warranty: Warranty on all new products is 12 months from the date of the invoice.

Finance Options: HWD has partnered with industry-leading finance experts to provide you with a variety of options and solutions tailored to your requirements. Choose from flexible leasing plans ranging from 12 months to 60 months (on eligible products) or Rent-Try-Buy your equipment.

Product Installation: Available with their 360° service.

Clients: Hunter’s Roots, La Casalinga, Slices, Nishikian.

Review: HWD Online is Australia’s premier supplier to the hospitality and foodservice industry. They are continuously updating their stock and range. They even can source products for you. They have a large showroom in Melbourne and a state-of-the-art online store that showcase one of the widest range of products in Australia, with 360° service extends beyond just equipment sales online and in-store. They can design your kitchen, provide the best advice on equipment, install, fit, modify and customize your kitchen equipment also offer planned service & maintenance programs.

 

10 Clues for Picking the Right Caterer for Your Event

Whatever the event occasion, have a fair catering organization at your back to ensure that your guests are dealt with and content with the supper. Food is routinely maybe the principle parts of any event, so make it exceptional by following these tips on how you can find the right cook for your event.

Casual trade

The best way to deal with look for a cook is to truly start by asking friends and family. Possibly one of your family members had a sublime wedding lately and you’d like to know the name of the food supplier, or perhaps a partner of yours knows someone that gives catering organizations and you’d like to get comfortable with what they can offer.

Catering specialities

Every caterer has their own specialities. Some fathom party food, others address significant expert in more legitimate occasions and some are notable with the youngsters. Find what your cook invests critical energy in and check whether it lines up with your event.

Solicitation knowledge or a portfolio

Food suppliers with experience in your event should be picked over the people who are beginners. Solicitation understanding and consider looking at their site to see a course of action of the suppers they offer and the sorts of events that they’ve catered for.

Search for references

If a food provider will give references, don’t be hesitant to contact those references and solicitation their appraisal. Look at reviews on the web and generally make a couple of requests for recognitions for check whether they’re trustworthy.

Requesting an assertion

Guarantee you get what the caterer is mentioning similar to cost. This is fundamental for ensure that you’re paying what you feel is sensible for the assistance they’re promoting.

Taste the menu

The cook should happily permit you to taste the food and test what’s on offer. This will help you with picking if the food is ideal for your event or not.

Do whatever it takes not to neglect the arrangement

Preceding denoting any understanding, guarantee you read through it. This will help you with ensuring that you realize all that the caterer is offering and moreover help you with getting what happens in the event you’re discontent with the assistance then again in case one of your guests is cleared out on account of the food.

Orchestrate likely results

A couple of cooks are happy to offer a bespoke assistance, so on the off chance that you’re expecting making something phenomenal and remarkable, you should wrangle with your food supplier to see what the possible results are.

Check for licenses

Every cook is expected to have certain licenses to be a great idea to go. This joins things like prosperity tidiness records and recommendations from the close by prosperity division. You should moreover look for any dreadful overviews or encroachment they may have.

Guarantee the caterer gets you

Your event will be critical, so guarantee your cook sees every single detail and will work with you to achieve the particular plan you need to you.