anybody who can tell me what crucial things you need when opening your own cake store? Obviously i will need a commercial oven, but what are some other big must haves when starting out? Thanks in advance
You should probably find out what your states health dept requires. Some require a 3 compartment sink, a commercial dishwasher etc. So we can tell you what we find helpful but none of that will matter if you don't have exacts to pass inspections.
ok thanks for the tip!
and... some dont' require a commercial oven. Definitely start with your local HD and dont' forget to check with your local Fire Dept too, they sometimes have additional requirements that aren't always given to you by the HD.
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Besides the obvious for the health dept, some lifesavers for me are three KA mixers, stainless steel tables, storage shelves and containers, tons of towels and wash cloths, lots of different sized mixing bowls, actually anything that can make your baking life easier.
Speed racks to put finished product on. When you are baking in volume, you have to have someplace to put each pan as it comes out of the oven.
thanks so much guys Really hope this happens for me, going to look at a place tomorrow thats for sale that would be perfect for my little cake store!!!
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Lots of patience and the ability to go several nights in a row with 3 hours of sleep?