Is there a difference in the two? The "Merchandisers" are the ones with glass doors. like you see in self- serve places. Can these also "legally" be used in the kitchen? Will they pass inspection like a regular commercial fridge? They are sooo much cheaper! Thanks in advance!
They pass just fine here in Texas.
You need to find this out for your county, as each one may differ.
I'd love to have a merchandiser fridge, when the time comes. They just seem more practical that a 'house' fridge for caking. That, and a stand up freezer (less floor space).
Merchandisers pass in NJ too- but I hate mine! They throw off too much moisture-I'm going to replace them with commercial stainless steel refrigerators...
We can't put cakes in our merchandiser because of the moisture it produces. Had I know about the moisture issue, I would never have bought it.
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