List: Café Startup Equipment Checklist: What You Do (& Don’t) Need!

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List: Café Startup Equipment Checklist: What You Do (& Don’t) Need!

  • A 3-compartment sink for rinsing, washing, and sanitizing dishes
  • A POS system
  • A high-quality espresso machine
  • A large freezer (walk-in for larger businesses)
  • A robust security system
  • A water filtration system
  • An ice maker
  • Audio systems
  • Bus trays for dirty dishes
  • Cardboard sleeves
  • Coffee presses
  • Commercial blenders
  • Counters/bar seating
  • Cups and drinking glasses
  • Dishwasher
  • Display/storage cases
  • Drink preparation utensils
  • Drip coffeemakers
  • Dumpster/trash compactor
  • Employee management/scheduling software
  • Food prep/work counters
  • Food preparation tables
  • Food storage bins, bottles, and pumps
  • Food storage containers for opened ingredients
  • In-store menus and displays
  • Industrial coffee grinders
  • Industrial plastic wrap
  • Industrial refrigerators
  • Industrial shelving for dry storage
  • Insulated containers for cream and milk
  • Insulated paper cups and lids
  • Interior/exterior lighting
  • Mop and dedicated mop closet/sink
  • Mugs
  • Napkins
  • Outdoor furniture and umbrellas
  • Ovens/toasters/grills
  • Overhead menus
  • Paper towels
  • Paper/cardboard plates
  • Payroll/accounting software
  • Plastic cups and lids
  • Plates
  • Rags and industrial cleaning spray
  • Spoons, knives, and forks
  • Straws
  • Tables and chairs
  • Trash cans and bags
  • Wall art, framed photos/posters, etc.
Café Startup Equipment Checklist: What You Do (& Don’t) Need!
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