[Excerpt] Buying foodservice equipment is kind of like buying a car; it doesn't take a lot of experience or skill to make a good purchase as long as you know what you want and are savvy about how to find it. While a detailed purchasing guide to all types of foodservice equipment could fill a book, this article gives you a starting point for evaluating your needs and making informed decisions when it comes to putting your restaurant kitchen together.
Robson, S. (2008). In the buying mode: Smart shopping tips for kitchen gear purchases [Electronic version]. Restaurant Startup and Growth, 5(6), 21-27. Retrieved [insert date], from Cornell University, School of Hospitality Administration site: http://scholarship.sha.cornell.edu/articles/140/