Investing in a concession equipment to get started in this business is simple but scary at the same time. Many businesses sell in their own stand or trailer, or outfit their truck with the necessary kitchen equipment for concession business. Think of what you would like to sell to determine what equipment you need for your business, such as deep fryers for your fried food stand or refrigeration equipment for a lemonade stand. A good concessions’ equipment from a reputable wholesaler is a great way to start. The great part of selling concession food products is that most of the time the gross profit potential is very huge.
Concession Stand Staples
A wide range of product items are sold at concession stands or trailer, and they need to be properly cooked and refrigerated. Here are some most popular concession stand item s and equipment to get started in your concession business.
Hot Dogs – You can’t go wrong with a classic. You may think cooking hot dogs is easy, however, there are a variety of cooking methods to cook this item. The most common cooking methods for hot dogs are broilers, steamers and in roller grills.
- Broilers – It uses a rotating rotisserie rack to cook hot dogs. Broilers can cook up to 150 hot dogs per hour and often have built-in bun warming shelf or drawer. These machines help maintain a consistent cooking & serving temperature.
- Steamers – This will result in a more traditional hot dog taste. A water pan place over an electric heat source that produces the steam to cook the hot dog. Hot dog steamers feature a side-by-side hot dog & bun sections. It helps to preserve the freshness of the hot dogs and buns.
- Roller Grill – This method is the quickest for cooking hot dogs. Each individually heated on the roller grill, continuously turns each hot dog to ensure that it is evenly cooked. Roller grills do not have a cabinet or display case, so it may not be ideal for environments where air pollutants are present.
Popcorn – It is a popular treat among all ages, you certainly want to invest in a good Popcorn machine. Key features you need to think about before purchasing a machine are its production capacity, kettle construction and some additional features, such as a drawer for your unpopped kernels.
Crepes – It is a terrific specialty product for your food trucks. They are easy, fast, cheap, and can serve high quality breakfast or lunch items using a crepe makers. Since they make it easy to create crepes, Crepe makers are becoming more popular in the concession business.
Cotton Candy – what would a great concession stand be without having a cotton candy? It is a favorite treat to thousands of people, so having adequate supplies to prepare and serve this delicious item is a key to a cotton candy business. Spin up a sweet and colorful cotton candy to treat your customers using a sturdy, stainless steel cotton Candy floss machine.
Beverages – Whether it is hot or cold, you need to sell beverages to customers. This include bottled water, sports drinks, canned or bottled soda, hot chocolate or coffee for the cold days. You can use a Refrigerated Display Cabinet to store cold beverages, and a coffee machine for the warm ones.
Slushies , Smoothies and More – When it’s a hot season, these items are a must-have. They are highly profitable and appealing to all ages. Fun Food Thailand has slush machines, blenders for perfect smoothies and even ice cream machines.
Concession stands and trailers can be a highly profitable at events if you properly equip them with the right products. Find these concession items and more in Fun Food Thailand LTD We can supply your restaurant with the Commercial Cooking Equipment and supplies from industry-leading manufacturers. Find exactly what you need in Hot Dog Machines, Popcorn Machines, Candy Floss Machines, Churro Makers, Crepe Makers, Donut Machines, Little Pancake Makers, Milkshake Makers and Slush & Juice Machines. Need help finding an item? Call our expert team at +66 (0)98 398 9770.