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    Food and beverage transport solutions like pan carriers, beverage dispensers, carts, and insulated bags can help you keep product at proper serving temperature during transport.

    Transporting prepared food from the kitchen to the serving location requires the proper food and beverage transport equipment to maintain food safe temperatures and ensure your customers meals are fresh and delicious. Using pan carriers, beverage dispensers, and insulated bags can help hold hot food hot and cold food cold. Cook’s Direct carries a wide variety of food and beverage transport products from top brands like Carlisle, F.W.E., Cres Cor, Cambro and more. We also carry parts and accessories like replacement casters for these food and beverage transport solutions.

    If you need help selecting the right food and beverage transport products for your institutional kitchen, please give us a call at 866-613-2617 and our customer service team will assist you in finding the right beverage dispenser, ice caddy, insulated delivery bag or pan carrier that best meet the needs of your commercial foodservice operation.

    Selection Help

    When selecting the best food and beverage transport products for your institutional kitchen, you will want to take into consideration the following things:

    • What type of food and beverage transport equipment do I need?
    • Do I need to use heated food transport, or will non-heated transport equipment meet my needs?
    • Will I be transporting prepared food to off-site locations and will I need food and beverage transport equipment that can go outside?
    Expert Advice

    Insulated Food Carriers: When selecting insulated food carriers, consider the capacity and number of compartments available. Look for carriers that have adequate insulation to maintain proper food temperatures during transport. Features like reinforced handles, sturdy construction, and leak-resistant seals can also enhance durability and convenience.

    Beverage Dispensers: For beverage transport, choose dispensers that are designed to keep drinks hot or cold for extended periods. Look for models with reliable insulation, secure lids, and convenient spigots for easy pouring. Consider the size and number of beverage containers the dispenser can hold to match your specific needs.

    Catering Carts: When selecting catering carts, consider the weight capacity and maneuverability. Look for carts with sturdy construction, reliable wheels, and convenient handles for easy transportation. Adjustable shelves or compartments can accommodate different food and beverage items, allowing for efficient organization during transport.

    Food Pan Carriers: For transporting hot or cold food pans, opt for carriers that provide excellent insulation and secure closures. Look for carriers with durable latches, airtight gaskets, and sturdy handles for ease of use. Consider the size and number of pans the carrier can accommodate to ensure it meets your specific requirements.

    Meal Delivery Carts: If you need to transport meals for large-scale operations, such as hospitals or schools, consider meal delivery carts. Look for carts with separate compartments to keep different meal components organized and properly insulated. Features like locking mechanisms, ergonomic handles, and easy maneuverability can enhance efficiency during delivery.

    Insulated Beverage Carriers: When transporting hot or cold beverages, select carriers that provide excellent insulation to maintain the desired temperature. Look for carriers with secure lids, sturdy handles, and spill-resistant designs. Consider the capacity and number of beverage containers the carrier can hold to match your volume requirements.

    Mobile Ice Bins: For transporting and storing ice, choose mobile ice bins with reliable insulation to prevent melting. Look for bins with sturdy construction, efficient drainage systems, and secure lids to minimize the risk of leaks. Consider the size and capacity of the bin to ensure it can accommodate your ice storage needs.

    Whether you are purchasing an insulated delivery bag for your university pizza concept or a pan carrier to transport full food pans within your long-term care facility, you will want to consider closely what is the best fit for you. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call one of our experts.

    • Beverage Dispensers Beverage Dispensers

      Insulated beverage dispensers are a necessity when you need to keep hot beverages hot and cold beverages cold during transport.

    • Carts Carts

      From utility carts to meal delivery carts, a commercial cart enables you to transport large and small products throughout your institutional facility.

    • Ice Transport Ice Transport

      Mobile ice transport caddies let you bring the ice to where ever you need it easily and hold ice for hours, providing you access to ice nearly anywhere in your institution.

    • Insulated Delivery Bags Insulated Delivery Bags

      Insulated delivery bags are great for carrying hot pizza, boxed lunches, even food pans to offsite events and will keep food warm during transport.

    • Pan Carriers Pan Carriers

      Insulated pan carriers are designed to transport and hold full food pans as you go from cooking to serving and are ideal for a variety of institutional foodservice applications.

    • Tray Transport Tray Transport

      Insulated bags, straps or carriers are all different tray transport product that will help you keep meal trays at food safe temperatures as they are delivered from your institutional kitchen.