Hello! I'm purchasing an oven for my bakery that we are beginning construction on. My supplier offers Baker's Pride, Vollrath, and he suggested Moffat. I also told his to price Deluxe for me as well.
What do you all think? I appreciate it!
i got mine from jim wilmot at restaurant solutions in marietta ga
he gave me a better price by a long shot than the deluxe guy in bradenton fl
who offered a discount but was kinda pushy too--
he said, 'price won't last long'
phffft on that
this was about 6 years ago
i love my deluxe oven
Thanks for the detailed response. I appreciate it so much! I am really leaning toward Deluxe. It's so much more expensive than the others though!
My supplier is charging me almost $1000 more than buying direct for the manufacturer....but includes delivery and installation. I feel like this is alot and I am planning on haggling....
call that guy and see if he is still in business--get a quote maybe
get a few quotes
you have to have an electrician anyhow to install
i got the three deck
it was exactly six years ago
4499 was list price for cr-2-3 at the time
2569 for the oven from restaurant solutions
39 to palletize
139 freight (ga to tn)
20 for liftgate
delivered to my drive way
we had to bring it in
bradenton could not touch that price
then we had some more involved electric issues so it was $500 to do the wiring
so $800 for delivery & install & new electric wiring
but if your bakery spot has your commercial electric lines already in or going in--you are getting gouged because all it is is a plug that has to be 'installed'
i mean most restaurant supply places don't do certified electric wiring anyhow
the $500 we paid was to wire the building
all the oven needs is the plug (they come without any electrical cord atttached)
haggle is a great idea
find another supplier sounds reasonable too
but i mean i don't know all the facts or anything but have fun
love to buy equipment!!!!
I have a contractor who is also an electrician, so the wiring is taken care of.
I am worried about actually getting the oven into my basement when it arrives...That is why I am tempted to pay this guy want he wants for delivery.
I would just die if I ordered it from somewhere and I couldn't get it into my house!
Was it difficult to get yours into your bakery area?
And thanks again for responding! No one is even taking my poll!
it's heavy and wonky but two guys got it in--three woulda been better
up some outside stairs and in the doorway and just a lateral to the bakery
i got some of these but they didn't even use them
but we used them to scoot it around some since then
it's a table top and that's where you gotta get some strong guys to place it up on the table
nice to have the table up & ready so it can be once & done
it does weigh 200 pounds or something--but it weighs less than the freight --you won't need to bring the pallet in
idea for you
tape together a couple boxes to make that approximate size and
see how that goes through your door and down your steps
i gotta deluxe book right here if you want me to look it up assuming it hasn't changed
in some cases i think you can pay to get the item moved in by the freight company?--costs more---not even close to a thousand dollars--but you gotta be zoned commercial --some restrictions apply i think
I am beside myself with the $1000 thing! my freight was $200--your contractor/electrician can wire this for you
i also have the deluxe CR-3 and i got the stand for it too. Got mine from Strattonsales and they also beat the price the company quoted me, it even included delivery.
K8- what temp do you bake your cakes on, im finding they take alot longer then in a normal oven.
longer? wow interesting mine bake much quicker
especially compared to my home oven which is just about shot
i hover about 325 350 for cake--i've mostly been doing cookies lately
i keep thinking i probably should be baking at a lower temp
but the almost correct temp is working--the temp maybe needs to be a little lower
i've had the oven for 6 years but only had it hooked up for one year--don't ask
i can't explain it myself
but nevertheless i love it
i just got a stainless steel table to set it on
it's a wonderful piece of equipment