Commercial Kitchen Equipment

We can help you find the commercial kitchen equipment you need and finance it for you — sweet as!

WITH SO many makes and models of commercial kitchen equipment to choose from, narrowing down your search can be daunting and time-consuming.

We can simplify the process for you by harnessing a network of dozens of equipment dealers across New Zealand to help you find the equipment you need. What’s more, we can finance it for you.

Why choose us 


Big collection

We have one of New Zealand’s largest collections of commercial kitchen equipment.

It comprises hundreds of pieces of new and second-hand hospitality equipment — everything you might need for your business.


Finance solutions 

We offer commercial kitchen equipment finance for a wide assortment of equipment, including the world’s most reputable brands.

Our equipment finance enables you to avoid a large upfront expense and instead pay for the equipment in small, cash flow-friendly instalments.

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New and used

Our collection includes not only new appliances but also used commercial kitchen equipment.

This ‘Certified Used’ equipment is mostly ex-rental equipment that’s been completely refurbished and which you can either finance or buy.


Swift delivery 

We can order equipment for you via a constellation of equipment dealers nationwide (new equipment) or ship it from our Auckland warehouse (Certified Used equipment).

If the equipment’s available, it can in most cases be delivered to your business within 1–8 business days.



If you decide to finance new equipment using SilverChef, we’ll consider letting you to trade in any old equipment you have for cash.

We’ll assess factors such as your old equipment’s age and condition before offering you an amount that reflects fair market value.


Warranty support 

Usually, new equipment comes with a manufacturer’s warranty of at least one year, while our Certified Used equipment is supported by a three-month warranty.

If your financed equipment fails while still under warranty, we can help you tee up a free repair, replacement or refund.

Choose a finance solution 



May suit you if you're...

  • A new or established business 
  • After $1,000 or more of equipment funding 
  • Looking to try the equipment before deciding whether to buy it, including items you’re not sure about or think you might quickly outgrow. 

Key features

  • Flexible, 12-month rental agreement 
  • Affordable, weekly rental payments 
  • Upgrade or buy the equipment at any time 
  • If you buy, get back 50% of your rental payments — to put towards the purchase price 
  • Continue renting or return equipment after 12 months 
  • Rental payments are 100% tax deductible.* 


May suit you if you're...

  • A business that’s traded for more than 12 months 
  • After at least $10,000 of equipment funding 
  • Looking to own the equipment but would prefer to pay for it in smaller instalments over a longer term. 

Key features

  • 48- or 60-month hire-purchase agreement 
  • Low, monthly payments  
  • Fixed interest rate 
  • Own the equipment at the end of the agreement 
  • Interest component of the lease and depreciation of the equipment are tax deductible.*  

Used equipment made by the best brands 

Second-hand commercial kitchen equipment 

Our collection of used commercial kitchen equipment — New Zealand’s biggest — helps you squeeze more out of your budget by enabling you to get top brands for significantly reduced prices.

This ‘Certified Used’ equipment is usually less than two-and-a-half years old, has been completely refurbished, and is supported by a three-month parts-and-labour warranty.

This means it’s safer than buying used restaurant equipment advertised by a private seller or at an auction.

Read more about Certified Used equipment 

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Frequently asked questions 

Where can I find the equipment that SilverChef finances? 

There are two main paths you can go down to find the commercial kitchen equipment that we finance:

  • equipment-dealer showrooms and websites — we have established partnerships with dozens of dealers across the country. They can assist you in not only choosing the equipment, but also applying for SilverChef finance.
  • SilverChef website — our online collection of new and second-hand commercial kitchen equipment is one of New Zealand’s largest; the new equipment can be financed, while the second-hand equipment can be financed or purchased outright. Find equipment  

Does SilverChef sell restaurant catering equipment? 

We sell ‘Certified Used’ restaurant catering equipment (which customers can also finance through us).

Though we don’t sell new commercial kitchen equipment, we can source it via a constellation of dozens of dealers countrywide, finance it for you, and make sure it’s quickly dispatched to your address.

Which types of professional kitchen equipment can I get finance for?

We’ll finance virtually any type of professional kitchen equipment that helps your business generate revenue.

The equipment must have an invoice value of $1,000 or more (Rent–Try–Buy) or $10,000 or more (Lease-to-Keep). 

Do you finance used equipment? 

Yes — we can offer financing for our own range of fully refurbished equipment, known as ‘Certified Used.’

This equipment mainly consists of ex-rental items that have been stripped, cleaned, and serviced before being rigorously tested.

So confident are we in the quality of our Certified Used equipment, we warrant it for three months.

You can buy this second-hand commercial kitchen equipment from SilverChef or finance it through us.

Read more about Certified Used equipment.

Do you accept trade-ins? 

If you finance new equipment through SilverChef, we’ll think about paying you cash for any old equipment you want to get rid of (i.e. a trade-in).

Or, if your business is experiencing a cash-flow crunch and you need an injection of cash to ease the pressure, we’re open to buying any equipment you’ve recently bought.

We’ll pay you a chunk of cash for the equipment — which you can pour into your business — and then rent the equipment back to you for cash flow-friendly weekly amounts under a 12-month Rent–Try–Buy agreement.

Read more about Buy Back 

What happens if the equipment breaks down? 

If your equipment breaks down while it’s still under warranty, call us on 0800 453 010.

We’ll help you organise a complimentary repair, replacement, or refund from the manufacturer (new equipment) or us (Certified Used equipment).

Once the warranty lapses, you’ll be responsible for covering any equipment-repair costs.

If your equipment breaks down after its warranty has expired, rest assured we can help you quickly find a repairer or replace your equipment in as little as a day.

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