"Thanks to everyone who replied to my post. Great input with good perspectives. While I love the look of the granite top display, after reading all the posts--pros/cons--I have decided to go with a candy case for more controlled storage/display…"
"I have been debating this as well...and I just can't decide. I really love the idea of the granite top but am concerned about some of the practicalities. I think the granite top display offers a much better look but due to space limitations, I…"
"Couple of fators to consider:.................
Shopping centers have central a/c, very few flies, and no direct sunlight. You can get away with no cases in this scenerio.
My store, for instance, has windows facing due south,…"
" hi Kate,
I am also considering doing that with my little shop : on little plates and on a marble counter with air conditionned non stop, seriously, it works well since i saw it working at others. As you someone else here said the refrigerated…"
"We're opening our first shop this fall and I will be using the granite top display with glass barriers. I think it makes the display classier, that along with the crazy cost of refrigerated cases just made the decision easy."
"Most I've seen who do this, beneath the granite top is your fridge, same temp ranges as a normal chocolate case but built like a lowboy. So you have a few for show and the rest tucked away. Some have a top to the case and then you…"
I have kind of a combination of these, I have the case but I put everything on to Oneida Sushi plates, With the smaller plates I can fit more in the case and I like the way it looks. Also while researching our shop we looked at other shops…"
The new trend in some chocolate shops appears to be forgoing the traditional temp controlled candy case and using a granite countertop (with glass or plexiglass barriers) and small plates for displaying truffles and chocolates. Can anyone give some info on this from their own experience? I am assuming that the truffles, especially ones without preservatives, would have to be removed and stored every night. Or maybe not? If so, what kind of storage is used?I am considering going the granite…See More
What are your asking prices for the items, especially the JKV (with vibrating table attached I assume), Freezer, Fridge, Sink and Tables. I would also be interested in the moulds, too.
I would like to figure out if it is…"
"I would be interested in the Hilliards 80 and the either Little Dipper. (that is unless Jim from Union has purchased the equipment) I too live in upstate New York. I am sending you an email anyway just in case.