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Get the best catering equipment hire for your kitchen. All of our electric equipment is PAT tested while our LPG equipment is regularly certified by a Gas Safe engineer

Choosing the right catering equipment hire can be tricky but we’ve tried to make it as easy as possible for you with our selection.

How do I know which kind of oven hire I need to choose?

Planning a kitchen for a big food service event can be a nerve-wracking process, particular when it comes to making decisions on what equipment to hire. Making the right decision on what oven hire to get is one of the most important as the wrong choice can prove costly and potentially even ruin the day.

At Expo Hire Yorkshire we have LPG and electric ovens for hire; knowing the right one to choose will depend on how they are being used. Electric ovens for hire are the right choice for indoor events and commercial kitchens where they can be used to bake, roast and grill food. However, these ovens draw large amounts of power and as such they’re not suitable for use at outdoor occasions. The power required by these ovens is just too much for exterior power supplies such as generators and extension leads, making them trip out easily while using them. LPG ovens like our six burner oven are the right choice for outdoors, as they use LPG bottles to fuel the powerful burners without a problem.

Quality of stock is always important to us and because of this we frequently replace our ovens with new ones. This is especially important with ovens which are often the workhorse of a kitchen and allows our customers to order from us with peace of mind.

What kind of fridge hire is there?

Fridges are one of those products that are popular regardless of the time of year. While many people associate fridges for hire with outdoor events or big occasions like weddings, we also work with commercial kitchens throughout Leeds, Sheffield and the surrounding areas. Our expert drivers deliver fridge hire across Yorkshire, helping to ensure that event organisers can quickly set up without worry.

We offer various kinds of fridges for hire at Expo Hire Yorkshire. Our upright display fridges are our standard fridge for rent, and are hired by everyone from retailers at exhibitions to event hosts offering chilled drinks. We also offer double door bottle coolers which fit under counters and are great for bars. For those looking for something a bit more specialist we have wine fridges, counter top fridges and chilled drink dispensers.

Commercial kitchens need plenty of space to not only store food but also to prepare it. Our counter fridges with integrated work space are designed for this, and can be wheeled quickly into position ready for use before a busy day. At the other end of the spectrum, our extra large double door fridges are just what is needed if there are large amounts of food to be chilled.

Is there commercial barbecue hire available?

When the sun is blazing down and people are relaxing outside, a barbecue is an excellent way of serving food. Although a small garden party can make do with a small bbq set, we know for our commercial customers, proper barbecue hire is needed.

The barbecues for hire we have available have been chosen with large outdoor events in mind and can feed many guests without a hitch. The Cinders barbecue is an industry standard, featuring two cooking areas which allows for event organisers to have separate vegetarian menus without worry. We also stock gas bottles and wrenches so customers can be sure they have everything they need to get grilling.

Do you need to order gas?

All of our LPG equipment is supplied without gas bottles. Please order separately if you need them

  • 13kg LPG Bottles are suitable for patio heaters
  • 19kg LPG Bottles are suitable for all other LPG equipment we stock
  • 30mm wrench required to attach bottles to equipment - can also be hired separately
  • If unsure about connecting bottles to equipment utilise a Gas Safe Engineer

What do I need to know about catering equipment hire?

We pride ourselves on supplying safe and reliable electrical equipment hire at Expo Hire Yorkshire. All of our products are cleaned, checked and PAT tested prior to delivery. If for whatever reason you need evidence of PAT testing, we can provide you with this prior to delivery. It's worth noting that all of our electrical products are powered by a standard three-pin UK plug, meaning they're widely compatible with power supplies in all major venues. Please Note: you'll need to check your power requirements prior to use and ensure they are not overloaded.

We are committed to safe use of LPG products at Expo Hire Yorkshire. All of our LPG equipment is regularly cleaned, inspected and tested by a Gas Safe Engineer.

We can provide evidence of this, on request, once booking is confirmed. Our LPG products are supplied with a hose and regulator, allowing them to connect directly to an LPG bottle via a standard bayonet fitting.

Please be aware that our drivers cannot attach or set up equipment for you . If you are not comfortable doing this, we recommend consulting a Gas Safe engineer.

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Do I need to clean catering equipment hire before it is returned?

Are you scared by the thought of cleaning catering equipment hire after your occasion or event? Whether it's a hatred of washing up or a simple lack of time during cleanup and breakdown, our "send it back dirty" service can be of help.

Our experience has shown us just how hard it can be to clean catering equipment hire after a hire period of full usage; especially products like ovens and barbecues. Rather than breaking out the scourer, for just 25% of the hire price you can leave it all to us. Simply add the "send it back dirty" service in the checkout, and then wipe off any food debris or liquid before we collect and we’ll sort the rest.

How does delivery of catering equipment hire work?

We’ve made it easier than ever to find out how much it is to get event hire delivered. Tap the Expo Hire Yorkshire logo from any page to be taken to the homepage, and once on there tap the carriage calculator button. This clever widget will not only work out what the cost of delivery is to your postcode, but also check which of our branches is closest to you so you don’t pay more than you need to.

We also list all of our possible surcharges on the carriage calculator page; when all details are entered into the checkout every applicable charge is itemised before you before you make payment so there are no hidden surprises.

Want to know when your delivery is coming? You can track your driver using our real time maps on the day of delivery and collection. Simply tap the link in the automated text we send you and you can find out where they are - no need to call for updates.