Sick of heating up frozen pizzas in ovens and microwaves? Do you want to know where to get the proper chef equipment for pizza making? Whether you are looking to make better pizza for yourself or want to start your own pizzeria, this guide has the information on where to buy pizza equipment.
General information Local grocery stores, from small independent stores to large grocery chains, all have materials for making pizza. Check your local store for things you typically need to make your own pizza, from mixer dough and sauce to pizza cutters and rolling pins. If you want a better oven, check warehouse stores and home good stores like Home Depot and IKEA for commercial pizza ovens like conveyor ovens. If you are starting up your own pizzeria or pizza catering company, you can also buy portable catering ovens, pans and catering equipment at large warehouse-style home goods stores like Sam's and Costco.
Web pizza equipment sources
The internet has just about everything you could ever want to buy and this includes pizza equipment. Online shopping monopolies like Alibaba have things like pizza making machines and pizzeria restaurant ovens for sale.
Equipment for pizza on Amazon UK or Ebay UK may be cheaper and it is ultimately up to you to choose the website you want; but the best supplies for pizza are bought direct from specialised pizza equipment websites. Here are a few good online stores that have quality pizza making supplies available.
This website is great for industrial pizza equipment; it best suits an experienced pizza chef who is opening a restaurant. This site has a wide variety of ovens, heated pizza display cases, hot food boxes, pizza stands, cheese graters and shredders, pizza presses and much more.
This store is known for having high quality products and equipment; hence, it is not cheap. The products, though, are durable and will serve a pizzeria well for a long time.
Akitchen.com (store pizzapage) Pizza Home Chef This online store is very educational and suits the novice pizza maker best. Pizza Home Chef's pizza making kits are easy to understand and are not that expensive. As of 26.07.11, the Beginner's Economy Pizza Kit is just $44 USD. Pizzahomechef.com (pizza equipment) Pizza Equipment World This is another industrial pizza equipment company. While the quality of its products is not as good as ABest Kitchen, the prices are much lower. Pizzaequipmentworld.com
Local Classifieds If you are looking for cheap and/or used pizza equipment, websites like Craigslist or local newspaper classifieds are worth a look. Moreover, check online trade forums and local flea markets for cheap pizza equipment.