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Commercial Kitchen Food Prep Equipment

The food prep equipment department of Hopkins online commercial catering equipment shop includes everything you need for preparing food in a commercial kitchen environment from small cafes to large restaurants. All our commercial catering equipment comes with fast free delivery to UK mainland address and includes commercial warranty.


Hopkins potato chipper machines are food prep equipment used in fish and chip shop and takeaways. Our commercial catering equipment shop has a selection of rotary and hand chippers to choose from depending on the volume of chips to be prepared.

Potato Rumbler

A large range of potato rumblers are available in the food prep department of Hopkins commercial catering equipment shop from bench models to full bag models. Hopkins manufactures our own brand chipper as well as supplying IMC and Metcalfe models.


Commercial kitchen blenders are available with both stick and jug blenders in the Hopkins commercial catering equipment online shop. Blenders are food prep equipment used for making sauces, mashing potatoes and many other uses. Hopkins has a range of blenders from light to heavy duty use depending on the hours the blender is to be used.

Burger Press

Hopkins commercial catering equipment shop has a range of burger presses which can produce different diameter burgers. In the food prep equipment available we have simple manual operation moulds as well as presses designed for large production. 

Defrost Racks

Manufactured by Hopkins commercial catering equipment the defrost racks supplied in our food prep equipment department come with either 6 or 8 trays. Defrost trays are used extensively in fish and chip shops to defrost the fish for frying but can be used to defrost any frozen food product.

Digital Scales

No range of food prep equipment is complete without a range of digital weighing scales. Within the commercial catering equipment shop we have scales which have been designed for specialist uses such as water proof scales and food portioning scales. Measurement parameters are included in the description of each product.

Fat Filtration

Fat filtration units are used for cleaning the oil from commercial catering fryers after the oil has been used. Especially popular in fish and chip shops the Merit Filtration unit has been developed to prolong the use of oil in any commercial kitchen. Available in Hopkins food prep equipment department, payback periods can be as short as 12 months.

Food Processor

Food processors are one of the top selling pieces of commercial catering equipment sold in the Hopkins online shop. We have models of food prep equipment available ranging from the cross over domestic / commercial Dualit XL900 to the heavy duty Hobart VCB61 food processor designed to meet the demands of the busiest commercial kitchen.


Hopkins food prep equipment includes a range of cheese graters for volume production in a commercial kitchen capable of grating up to 50kg of cheese per hour. Rowlett Rutland, Metcalfe and Santos models are available with a choice of grating disc.

Kebab Knifes

Food prep equipment used for slicing kebab meat off the spit in takeaways and restaurants serving kebabs. Both Easycut and Archway models are available in Hopkins commercial catering equipment shop. 

Knife Sets

The most basic of food prep equipment is the kitchen knife. Hopkins has a range of knife sets from budget to professional use. Included in our range are knife sets with colour coded handles specifically designed for use in a commercial kitchen environment.

Mandolin Slicer

Mandolin slicers are used for a range of food prep from creating julienne vegetables or matchsticks to slicing potatoes to be used to fishcakes in a fish and chip shop. In Hopkins commercial catering equipment shop we have models which can create a variety of sticks, chips and slices depending on requirement.


Hopkins online commercial catering equipment shop has mincers from light semi commercial models to heavy duty mincers for professional use in a commercial kitchen. Hopkins has food prep equipment available from the top manufacturers including Fimar, Santos and Rowlette Rutland.


Within the food prep equipment department we have a large range of mixers including hand mixers, heavy duty planetary mixers and everything in between. The Bamix hand held food mixers are ideal for liquidising, chopping and pureeing a range of food while the Hopkins batter mixer is a specialised unit mainly used by the fish and chip shops.

Pizza Dough Mixer

Pizza dough mixers and food prep equipment specially designed for the mixing of pizza dough. The Metcalfe model is ideal for a range of dough’s and operates like a bakers kneader. Hopkins commercial catering equipment shop also includes a choice of Cuppone dough mixers to complement their pizza ovens.

Pizza Roller

Available from Linda Lewis are a choice of pizza rollers with a choice of diameters. The food prep equipment is ideal for flattening dough balls with an adjustable thickness of 0.5 to 5.5mm.

Preparation Bars and Stations

From pizza bars to sandwich shops this range of food prep equipment can be used in many commercial kitchen environments. The range available in the commercial catering equipment shop has different dimensions to allow for different numbers of gastronome pans and therefore different numbers of food products.

Scrap Bin

The mobile scrap bin is used for storing scraps in fish and chip shops safely. It features a mesh bottom which allows the fat to drip through and be re used.

Meat Slicer

Hopkins online commercial catering shop has a massive range of commercial meat slicers in the food prep department. We have the entire top brand manufacturers from Metcalfe to Fac. Metcalfe are a British company whose range includes the popular light duty snack bar food slicer while Fac are an Italian family run business who produce meat slicers up to a 14 inch blade.

Tenderiser and Strip Cutter

Hopkins food prep equipment includes the Rowlett Rutland model meat stripper and meat tenderiser which can be used in preparing less valuable cuts of meat. Both are available now with free delivery in Hopkins food prep equipment department.

Vegetable Preperation

Hopkins has a substantial vegetable food prep equipment department from hand operated manual equipment to fully automatic units for high volume production. Whatever kind of veg you need to prep we have a piece of equipment to save valuable time in any commercial kitchen. 

Hopkins commercial catering equipment department comes with fast free delivery across the food prep equipment range. All our equipment comes direct from all the top name manufactures to give our customers the best possible value for money. Every piece of food prep equipment comes with the full manufacturer’s warranty for peace of mind.  


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