Most of the coffee machines that are bought today are automatic coffee machines which produce the coffee without having the user watching over the production of it. There are some older style coffee makers that require the coffee to be brewed on the stove or to have the hot water poured over the filter so that it can slowly seep through and produce the coffee in an old fashioned way, but these are few and far between. Commercial coffee machines have the need to be automatic so that the employees have less to do in making the coffee and can attend more fully to the guests in the shop or restaurant. These commercial coffee machines come in many different styles and have many different features on them so that they can accommodate the many offerings provided in the coffee shops and restaurants.
Features Of Commercial Coffee Machine
When choosing a commercial coffee machine it is a good idea to have a list of features that are needed in the machine. If the restaurant has the need of six different pots of coffee to be ready and hot at all times, there are specific coffee makers designed for just that function. If the restaurant also wants to be able to make espressos and other specialty coffee drinks easily, there are coffee machines that will do that as well.
Commercial coffee machines should be chosen with care since they need to last over a long period of time without repair being done on them. With espresso commercial coffee machines especially, employees need to take special care in cleaning the machine at the end of every work day so that the machine stays in prime condition. If this is not done, the frothing mechanism can have mold build up in it which will make the customers sick. It can also cause a rotting of the internal parts of the machine which will then require replacement through a repair shop, costing money for the repair as well as loss of sales.
There are repair shops that specialize in commercial coffee machine repairs and parts. Sometimes the owner of the business will be able to replace a part himself, especially if he has been in the business for awhile and has seen the repairs done over time. When this is the case, there are many places where he can order parts for the commercial coffee machine online so that they can be obtained quickly and the machine can be back in operation.