Why do restaurants prefer stainless steel for their kitchen? Despite being a little more expensive than other materials like plastic, wood, or other metal alloys, stainless steel is still a favorite for kitchen interiors. Many food truck fabricators recommend stainless steel for your truck interior.
Here are seven reasons for choosing stainless steel for your food truck.
1. Stainless Steel Makes It Easier to Clean the Food Truck Interior
Stainless steel is easy to clean and does not promote the growth of bacteria. Hygiene is an essential element of food handling and preparation. Public food vendors should maintain high levels of hygiene. Customers will always come back when you sell them clean and safe food.
Its mirror-bright appearance also adds an impression of cleanliness. Since you have limited space on your food truck, customers will often look at your food preparation surface to satisfy their curiosity. The mirror-bright appearance of a clean-wiped stainless steel surface is an advertisement tool for attracting more customers.
2. It is Durable
Stainless steel is one of the most durable alloys used on food trucks, kitchen interiors, and other food processing surfaces. Its durability justifies the high installation cost since stainless steel is more expensive than other metals. Using stainless steel on your food truck interior reduces repair and replacement costs.
Some foods, spices, or kitchen supplies could be alkaline or acidic. These food chemicals may corrode surfaces made of weaker metals. However, stainless steel is resistant to corrosion, making it the best material for food preparation surfaces. You can comfortably prepare or cook foods without worrying about their impact on your truck interior.
4. Does not Influence the Taste or Color of Your Food
Stainless steel does not give your food or beverage a funny taste. You can place foodstuff or prepare it on the surface without worrying about changes in color or taste variation. In addition, stainless steel is nonporous and does not support the leaching of harmful chemicals that contaminate your food.
5. Withstands High Temperatures
Your food truck interior will mostly be hot. Hot cookware placed on surfaces from time to time could affect them. However, stainless steel can withstand sudden temperature changes and kitchen heat without warping.
6. It Is Easily Recycled
In addition to its durability, stainless steel is easily recycled or repurposed after the end of its shelf-life. Using it on your food truck interior helps in environmental conservation. The repurposing or recycling process uses less energy and reduces environmental degradation.
7. It is Easy to Fabricate
Stainless steel is easily manipulated to fit in the limited space in your food truck. Using it for your truck interior allows optimum use of the limited space.
Do You Want to Build a Food Truck? Contact Us
At Legion Food Trucks, we turn your dreams into reality by customizing or providing you with ready-for-business food trucks. We use stainless steel to fabricate the food truck interior to make it easier to clean and reduce food contamination, among other benefits. Contact us today to place an order and start your food truck business.