Smallwares Requirements for a Fast Food Restaurant

Starting a restaurant can be stressful – it’s a delicate balance of a lot of different factors, and just one wrong step can be a drastic setback. To help make your job easier, Rapids has compiled a fairly comprehensive list of smallwares required for the operation of a fast food restaurant.

Better yet, we also sell these smallwares! To order, you can either call our knowledgeable sales team at 800-899-6610 or browse our website.

Receiving

__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
200 lb. receiving scale
Box knife
Dunnage rack | 36″

Dry Storage

__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 6 each
__ 6 each
__ 6 each
Dunnage rack | 36″
Wire shelf units
Can rack
Polycarbonate food box | 18” X 26” X 15”
Polycarbonate food box | 18” X 26” X 9”
Polycarbonate food box | 12” X 18” X 9”

Cold Storage

__ 2 each
__ 6 each
__ 6 each
__ 12 each
__ 6 each
__ 12 each
__ 12 each
Dunnage rack | 36″
Polycarbonate food box | 18” X 26” X 15”
Drain trays for food boxes | 18” X 26”
Polycarbonate food box | 12” X 18” X 9”
8 qt. round storage container w/lid
3.5 qt. round storage container w/lid
2 qt. round storage container w/lid

Meat Storage

__ 12 each
__ 6 each
__ 6 each
Polycarbonate food box | 18” X 26” X 9
Drain trays for food boxes | 18” X 26”
Polycarbonate food box | 12” X 18” X 6”

Ice Storage/Transport

__ 1 each
__ 1 each
125 lb. ice caddy w/casters
84 ounce plastic scoop

Salad Preparation

__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 3 each
__ 3 each
__ 1 each
__ 4 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
Aprons
16 qt. aluminum colander
Cutting board | 18” X 24” X ½” | Green
Cook’s knife
Utility knives
Paring knives
Bucket opener
Spatulas | Large blade
Parer/Corer
Egg slicer
Egg divider
Lemon/Tomato wedger
Onion slicer
Tomato slicer
Vegetable brushes
Table mount can opener

Meat/Poultry Preparation

__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
Cutting Board | 18” X 24” X 1” | Red
Cutting Board | 18” X 24” X 1” | White
Cutting Board | 18” X 24” X 1” | Yellow
2 lb. X 1/8 oz. platform scale | Fixed dial
10” cook’s knives
8” utility knives
10” bread knife
6” boning knife
7” cleaver
Butcher steel
Stainless knife rack

Bake Preparation

__ 3 sets
__ 1 set
__ 1 set
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 6 each
__ 24 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 pair
Measuring spoons
Dry measures | Aluminum | (½ qt., 1 qt., 2 qt., 4 qt.)
Liquid measures | Aluminum | (½ qt., 1 qt., 2 qt., 4 qt.)
1 cup measure
24 ounce aluminum scoop
84 ounce aluminum scoop
SS rotary sifter
14” aluminum sieve
Dough scrapers
Pastry board | 24” X 30” X 3” | Maple
18” aluminum rolling pin
Biscuit cutter
Spatulas | large blade
2.5” pastry brush
24 cup muffin pans
Sheet pans | 18” X 26” X 1”
Sheet pan rack w/casters
24” oven mitts

Spoons | Stainless

Note: Spoons with insulating handles are available to reduce hot handles.

__ 3 each
__ 3 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
13” solid spoon
13” perforated spoon
13” slotted spoon
21” solid spoon w/hook handle

Ladles

Note: One piece ladles are available; they are stronger and more sanitary.

__ 2 each
__ 4 each
__ 4 each
__ 1 each
2 ounce ladle
4 ounce ladle
8 ounce ladle
32 ounce flat bottom transfer ladle

Tongs

Note: Tongs are available at many weights, 1mm thick is heavy duty.

__ 8 each
__ 12 each
__ 8 each
16” spring tong
12” spring tong
9” spring tong

Thermometers

__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 3 each
__ 1 each
0 – 220 degrees F pocket test w/ 6” stem | Calibratable
50 – 550 degrees F pocket test w/ 6” stem | Calibratable
Freezer thermometer
Refrigerator
Grill thermometer

Fryer Station

__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 pair
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 pair
__ 1 each
__ 1 case
__ 2 each
5” X 6” fine mesh skimmer
Fry scoop
Flat sided tong
16” tong
2 bulb heat lamp
Insert pan full 2.5” deep w/pan grate
Seasoning dredge
Fryer thermometer 50 – 550 degrees F
Grease proof oven mitts
Grease filter cone
Grease filters
Timer

Grill Station

__ 3 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 pair
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 case
__ 2 each
16” tong
Steak weight
Frill scraper
Large turner | 4” X 8” blade
Medium turner | 2.75” X 8” blade
Grill brush
Oven mitts | Flame retardant
Sauce mops
Butter wheel
Grill bricks
SS seasoning dredges

Baking/Oven

__ 1 each
__ 1 each
Timer
20 ounce aluminum scoop

Prep Table

__ 3 each
__ 6 each
__ 6 each
__ 4 each
__ 1 each
__ 8 each
__ 4 each
__ 6 each
__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 4 each
20.5” adapter bar
12.5” adapter bar
Insert pans half | 2.5” deep
Insert pans half | 4” deep
Insert pans half | 2.5” deep perforated
Insert pans one third | 2.5” deep
Insert pans one third | 4” deep
Sandwich spreaders
Sandwich knives
12” tongs
2 lb. rotating dial scale
12 ounce yellow squeeze bottle
12 ounce red squeeze bottle
12 ounce clear squeeze bottle

Serving

__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 2 each
2 element coffee warmer
Decaf coffee decanters
Regular coffee decanters
Ice tea urn
Gel-filled refreezing crocks for non dairy creamers
Gel-filled refreezing crocks for lemon wedges w/lid
Straw dispenser

Dining Room Supply

__ 6 each
__ 6 each
__ 6 each
2-way booster seats
High chairs
Napkin dispensers

General Cleaning Supply

__ 4 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 4 each
__ 12 each
__ 144 each
__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 2 each
__ 1 each
__ 2 each
__ 8 each
__ 4 each
__ 4 each
Hand & nail brushes
Hi-Lo brushes w/squeegee
Drain brush
Steam kettle brush
Coffee decanter brush
Bake pan lip brush
Coffee urn brushes
Stack oven brush
Heavy duty brush
16 ounce spray bottle
Hand towels
Mop buckets & wringer
Mops
Wet floor signs
Counter brush
Floor brooms
28 gallon grey trash can w/lids
Dollies for 28 gallon trash can
Rectangular trash cans

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