Making crepes using a hotplate

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  1. iheartcrepes

    iheartcrepes

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    Hello,

    I am thinking of selling crepes at a farmers market every 2-3 weeks over this summer.  I am thinking of buying a couple of induction hotplates, and then making the crepes in a crepe pan, instead of getting the professional crepe maker to cut down on start up costs.  If it goes well, then I may invest in the higher end crepe machine(s).  My chef friend was the one who gave me the suggestion, as that is what they do when the serve crepes at a buffet. 

    Any thoughts on this plan?
     
  2. nathan kreider

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    To be honest, you really don't need a "high end crepe machine", although it can be easier than using a pan.

    I worked in a fine dining restaurant and we used both savoury (for Crespelle) and sweet crepes (for Flambeed Crepes).

    All crepes were cooked in a pan.

    But in the end, it's all what you want.
     
  3. berndy

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    In every kitchen I ever worked ,all the crepes needed were always made in a pan !!!
     
  4. karonadams

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    OK, I love making crepes. my problem is, what the HEK do I DO with them, NOW??<G>  Out of curiosity, what crepes would you sell at the market and how much do you, reasonably, think you can charge per crepe?  I have a friend in Atlanta who says there is a guy who sets up a crepe stand near her on Saturdays and sells them for $2-$3 each
     
  5. ordo

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  6. iheartcrepes

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    Thanks all for your input :). Will let you know how it goes :)
     
  7. french fries

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    EAT THEM!! Bit of sugar, bit of butter, bit of lemon, roll, eat. /img/vbsmilies/smilies/lol.gif
     
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