So you’ve been dreaming of opening a restaurant your for a while now, and you’re finally in a position where you can make it happen, but there is one problem: the initial cost of your first restaurant can be quite expensive. This is where buying used restaurant supply from a trusted company like ours is essential.

How Much Does Restaurant Supply Really Cost?

The cost of restaurant equipment can seem prohibitive to a first time restaurant owner, but how much does it really cost if you go with used restaurant supply? It’s obvious you’ll save money, but just how much will it be? Below we’ll list a few of the most common pieces of restaurant equipment and compare their new price to their used price to give you an idea of exactly how much you can save by going with used restaurant supply.

(Please note that this list is made up of a mixture of high quality and low quality pieces to serve as a base for common restaurants. For help choosing the piece that will serve you best call us at (270) 586-8758 to talk with a experienced equipment specialist.)

Hoshizaki KM-201BAH 201-lb/Day Crescent Cube Ice Maker w/ 80-lb Bin, Air Cooled, 115v

New price: $1911 – Price for a similar model used: $1100

Cambro CSU44547480 Camshelving Starter Unit – 24x54x72″ (4) Shelves, Speckled Gray

New price: $409 – Price for similar model used: $250

Arctic BL108-F-R Indoor Walk-In Freezer w/ Floor – 9′ 9.25″ x 7′ 10″, Remote Refrigeration

New price: $9,760 – Price for similar model used: $6,050

John Boos E3S8-18-12T18 90″ 3-Compartment Sink w/ 18″L x 18″W, 12″ Deep

New price: $515 – Price for similar model used: $250

Duke E101-E Full Size Electric Convection Oven – 208v/1ph

New price: $2,310 – Price for similar model used: $1,500

John Boos EDSC8-1560 60″ Enclosed work Table w/ Open Base & Midshelf, 15″D

New price: $476 – Price for similar model used: $240

Garland X60-10RR 60″ Sunfire 10-Burner Gas Range, NG

New price: $2,219 – Price for similar model used: $1400

Black Diamond BDGF-150/LPG Gas Fryer – (1) 70-lb Vat, Floor Model, LP

New price: $816 – Price for similar model used: $430

Vulcan-Hart VACB47 NG 46-3/4″ Radiant Charbroiler w/ Cast Iron Grates, NG

New price: $4,140 – Price for similar model used: $2400

Roundup VS-250 11.63″ Sandwich Steamer w/ Auto Water Fill, Portion Baskets, 208v/1ph

New price: $1,644 – Price for similar model used: $870

Kolpak QS7-128-CT Indoor Walk-In Cooler w/ Floor – 11′ 7″ x 7′ 9″, Right Hinge

New price: $6,733 – Price for similar model used: $3,800

Hobart EDGE-12 Manual Medium Duty Slicer w/ 12″ Knife & Top Mount Sharpener, Aluminum Finish

New price: $1,629 – Price for similar model used: $900

Centaur MAC20 20-qt Planetary Bench Mixer w/ 3 Speeds, 115v

New price: $1,492 – Price for similar model used: $780

Skyfood FWD2-43 43″ Double shelf Food Warmer Display Case

New price: $829 – Price for similar model used: $430

Centaur MAC20 20-qt Planetary Bench Mixer w/ 3 Speeds, 115v

New price: $1,492 – Price for similar model used: $900

The total cost of buying all of this equipment new would come out to $36,375, no small cost! On the other hand, if you bought used restaurant equipment you’d end up paying $20,598. That means you would save $15,777 just by buying used! As you can see buying used restaurant supply can really be beneficial to starting your dream restaurant business.