A grill marked ham & cheese toastie

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  • Publication date: Wednesday 22 February 2023
  • Editorial submissions deadline: Friday 10 February 2023
  • Editorial contact: Vince Bamford vjbamford@googlemail.com

Hot food is an area of increasing focus for bakery operators as they look to entice consumers in with bacon butties first thing, a hot sausage roll for lunch and perhaps a slice of pizza on the way home.

But what equipment do they need to deliver a hot on-the-go offering? This feature will find out.

Key areas this article will explore include:

  • What are the key elements for a hot food offering for a bakery/food-to-go operator?
  • How do you make the most of this across all day parts (breakfast, lunch, and evening)?
  • What equipment does a business need to deliver this?
  • How has demand for this type of equipment changed post-pandemic?
  • What level of investment does this type of equipment need? And what are the key considerations before taking the leap?