Help! Choosing Commercial Range for church & need help!

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  1. DJchef

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    hi!

    I'm new to this forum & I have been looking all over places to find the best or most reliable brand of commercial ranges. I would really love some feedback on recent purchases or uses of commercial ranges to help me figure out what i should get for my church. I am doing tons of research & I usually rely heavily on customer reviews but I just cannot find any for commercial ranges. If anyone here could help me out, that would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks!
     
  2. meezenplaz

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    Hello DJ, welcome to Cheftalk.

    Well you might want to give us a list of what you came up with,
    so various chefs here can comment on any we're familiar with.
    Just asking an open ended question like that is much harder.

    Also, commercial equipment is a totally different breed than
    consumer appliances, and as a rule are more reliable.
    It comes down more to name brands, parts and service availability,
    customer support on the purchase. And in the end, sale prices
    of course.
    And one more thing I always look for in a comm range is how
    easy the thing is to clean!
     
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  3. sgsvirgil

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    All of the above and what is your budget range?
     
  4. DJchef

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    Thanks Meezenplaz! Really appreciate the help!

    All of that makes sense. From my research, I am looking at Vulcan, Southbend, & Garland. (if you have anymore, i am open to all suggestions).

    Budget: anything under 10k

    I would like to know which one has the best customer support & more reliable parts as to not have to repair so much. Ease of cleaning is also on the list lol. Literally, everything that you are mentioning to take into account is what I am looking for.

    Thanks so much!
     
  5. DJchef

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    Oh, i forgot to mention. I am looking for a 10 burner with two 26" standard ovens. no griddle.
     
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