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Is anyone familiar with Eversun Kitchen Supply Inc

Jack_ May 21, 2009 07:25 AM

in Brooklyn? And how it compares to Bowery or Chef in Manhattan

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  1. missmasala RE: Jack_ May 21, 2009 07:53 AM

    Is that the one in sunset park on 8th ave?

    I was there once a couple of months ago--but i didn't pay that close attention to the inventory as i was only looking for a wishing cat.

    my overall impression is that it mainly stocked things for the chinese/asian restaurant trade. so not sure if it has some of the bar/baking things that you can find in the bowery places in manhattan.

    and unfortunately, no idea on the prices and how they compare.

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    1. re: missmasala
      pitu RE: missmasala May 21, 2009 08:29 AM

      Someone told me a few of the Bowery restaurant supply places have moved over to Atlantic Ave, down towards Bed-Stuy. I have not been yet to check it out...

      1. re: pitu
        Jack_ RE: pitu May 21, 2009 11:26 AM

        Yea AFAIK there are only 2 places left any good Bower Restaurant Supply and Chef. I need some new 1/2 sheet pans and don't want to trek into the city adn don't want to pay specialty store prices and want to see it before I buy it

        1. re: Jack_
          missmasala RE: Jack_ May 21, 2009 12:34 PM

          that's funny, i desperately need half sheet pans too and was just wondering the other day if eversun carried them for a good price cause i didn't want to trek to the bowery either.

          if you find a place in brooklyn with half sheet pans at a good price, would you post here and let me know?

          1. re: missmasala
            pitu RE: missmasala May 21, 2009 03:14 PM

            ha - I bought two half sheet pans at B'way Panhandler cause I just needed them for a birthday cake. Funny.

            THere's also a Chinese restaurant supply place 2nd/3rd Ave in Sunset Park - 30s or 40s. We needed a huge pot, but I'm not the one who picked it up so I can't tell you what else was there...

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      Jack_ RE: Jack_ May 28, 2009 01:44 PM

      I finally go to this place to check it out. It is small and no baking

      I went to Kerekes Bakery and Restaurant supply on 15th Ave & 61st St. Paid under $10 with tax for a 16"X21" pan http://www.bakedeco.com/

      I stopped at McDonald Paper and Restaurant Supply http://mcdonaldpaper.com/ and they wanted $18 for the same pan

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      1. re: Jack_
        missmasala RE: Jack_ May 28, 2009 03:32 PM

        thanks jack. i'll head to kerekes for my desperately needed half sheet pans.

        1. re: missmasala
          Jack_ RE: missmasala May 28, 2009 06:23 PM

          Careful when you go, they are closed for the Jewish holiday now

          1. re: missmasala
            Joe MacBu RE: missmasala May 28, 2009 11:24 PM

            Or get the Chicago Metallic pans on amazon. They're top quality (25 years warranty) and cost about the same as buying the lesser quality stuff at the restaurant supply stores. $25 for a set of 2.

            1. re: Joe MacBu
              missmasala RE: Joe MacBu May 29, 2009 09:35 AM

              thanks, but the pans i want are $7.50 at kerekes, which is much cheaper.

              also, i don't like the too high quality half sheet pans, as then i can't use them for all the messy, baked on stuff i use mine for because i won't want to ruin them.

              i treat my half-sheet pans like a restaurant might---buy a bunch, use them for a couple of years, and when they're too browned and blackened and gross, get some new ones.

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