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Bakery Equipment Education
Each bakery is different and will therefore need different bakery equipment to create the menu items. Learn about the different types of bakery-specific equipment and what each type is designed to make.
When starting a bakery business, there are two different types of bakeries to choose from. One is a wholesale bakery where you sell to restaurants, grocery stores or other food service establishments. In a retail bakery, you sell your baked goods directly to consumers. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of each type before making your decision.
Instead of owning their own building, a lot of professional bakers actually rent a commercial kitchen space. Commissary kitchens, kitchen co-ops, community centers and after-hours restaurants are the main places find kitchen space to rent. Learn what to look for when renting a commercial kitchen space.
In order to entice your customers, your delectable baked goods need to be properly displayed. Learn about different methods of displaying baked goods and choose the one that best suits your needs.
Flour, sugar, eggs, butter and leaveners are five basic ingredients that every bakery will use. Learn why each of these ingredients is important to the baking process.