Benefits of Including Multiple Vendor Options in Kitchen Design Quotes

Or Email Us Your Question

1 + 1 =

When it comes to designing a kitchen that will meet your customer’s expectations in terms of cost and efficiency, providing several equipment options from multiple vendors is extremely important. This process allows you to explore the different selections available, and to get the best possible price for your design.

If you tend to stick with the same vendor for every project, you may miss out on opportunities to get a better deal for your customer, as well as the chance to establish a connection to another vendor who could introduce you to a whole new line of products you might use in future projects.

In the words of Luke Green, a contract and design specialist here at Rapids:

“[Offering a range of alternatives] helps us open the spec up to three or more manufacturers with whom we have a good rapport so we can get the best possible price…[but] we also can’t go too far and need to make sure we’re taking all the specified pieces in consideration to ensure the design still works well.”

For more tips on putting together a kitchen/foodservice design quote that expertly incorporates both budget and quality equipment, read Eight Ways to Meet in the Middle by Amelia Levin at Foodservice Equipment & Supplies.

Share this article!

Luke Green

Luke Green

Contract & Design Specialist

More from our desk...

Benefits of Working with a ServSafe Certified Professional

Food safety is a crucial element for any establishment that serves food or drink. It protects both your employees and customers, as being exposed to rotten or contaminated food can risk the health of everyone involved. It can also contribute to the success of your business, as very little ruins the reputation of a restaurant faster than food that makes the customers sick.

Read More

Self-Contained Refrigeration Failures

Evaluating the long-term cost of ownership for equipment purchases involves not only the initial purchase price, but also repair, maintenance, and energy consumption costs.

Read More

Sweet Celebrations Gives Homeless Children a Reason to Celebrate | Missouri RapidsCares 2018

Sweet Celebrations plans to put the RapidsCares donation of $675 towards future birthday parties – they use donations such as our to buy decor and presents, while generous volunteers take care of everything from setup and take-down to games and cake.

Read More

National Restaurant Association 2018 Highlights

The 2018 National Restaurant Association (NRA) show was held at McCormick Place in Chicago, May 19th-22nd. More than 2300 companies came together to demonstrate the latest breakthroughs in innovation, talk about current trends, and show off their newest products.

Read More