Reach-In Freezers Buyer's Guide
Commercial Reach-In Freezers are just as important to your commercial kitchen as reach in refrigerators because of the abundant storage space they provide. The reach-in freezers offered at KaTom Restaurant Supply come in either 1 section freezers, 2 section freezers, or 3 section freezers and are offered from either True, Beverage Air and our other premier manufacturers. Regardless of which brand you choose, virtually all reach-in freezers have capacities between 19 - 72 cubic feet.
1 Section Reach-In Freezers:
Commercial reach-in freezers play an important role in any kitchen's operation. The reach-in freezers in this section of KaTom Restaurant Supply's website are 1 section reach-in freezers from our premier manufacturers, Delfield, and Arctic Air. The role of a reach-in freezer is to store foods and maintain them at proper temperatures to ensure food safety and preservation. One-section freezers are offered with either one large door or two half sized doors. These freezers come standard with three adjustable shelves for excellent storage capacity.
One door reach-in freezers are available in either top or bottom mounted units. Top mounted freezers have the refrigeration system mounted to the top of the unit, allowing for extra storage space inside the freezer and helping to eliminate any ventilation problems. Your kitchen area will usually be cooler because of warm air rising to the top where the refrigeration system is located.Bottom mounted units provide a few other benefits such as "no stoop" storage and easier access to your products. You also have additional storage on top of these units because the refrigeration system is at the bottom.One section freezers are pre-wired and should be hooked up to a 15 amp outlet to ensure proper functioning of the unit. These commercial freezers offer a variety of storage space, from 12-34 cubic feet. The dimensions of these reach-in freezers can vary between 24 7/8" L x 23 1/8" D x 63 1/8" H up to 26" L x 30" D x 84 1/2" H, depending on the model you choose.
2 Section Reach-In Freezers:
Reach-in freezers are vital to the success of any food service business. Commercial reach-in freezers store and maintain food at appropriate temperatures until it is ready to be cooked and served. The freezers in this section of KaTom Restaurant Supply's website are 2 section reach-in freezers from, and our other premier manufacturers.These two door reach-in freezers have three adjustable shelves per door, with a total of six shelves for these spacious units. These freezers either come with two large side by side doors or four smaller, half doors.
Regardless of brand, all reach-in freezers are either top or bottom mounted. Top mounted units will run cooler than bottom mounted units simply because the refrigeration system is located on the top where ventilation is greater. You also have increased storage capacity inside these units and your kitchen will stay cooler because of the location of the refrigeration system.Bottom mounted units give the benefit of "no stoop" storage, which minimizes straining due to bending down the get the product. Easier access to the product is another positive feature of bottom mounted units. The top of the unit can be used for additional storage because of the location of the refrigeration system.The reach-in freezers offered here are all pre-wired and will provide optimum performance when plugged into a 15 amp outlet. Depending on the specific model purchased, there will be between 35-56 cubic feet of storage area. The two-section reach-in freezers have dimensions between 39 1/2" L x 29 1/2" D x 78 3/8" H up to 51 3/8" L x 34 7/8" D x 78 1/4" H.
3 Section Reach-In Freezers:
Reach-freezers are a must-have for food service business or organization and any area where food storage is needed. Reach-in freezers guarantee that each product is protected by providing cold enough temperatures to maintain food safety. This section of KaTom Restaurant Supply's website features 3 section reach-in freezers from True, and our other premier manufacturersThree section reach-in freezers come with either three large, whole doors or six smaller half doors, often called dutch doors, or any combination of the the two styles, depending on the exact model you purchase. Each freezer comes standard with three adjustable shelves per section, totaling nine shelves for a three section model.
These three door freezers are available in either top or bottom mounted units. A top mounted unit is excellent if you kitchen has less ventilation because of the location of the refrigeration system. Top mounted units also provide an increase in storage area inside the freezer. Top mounted units can even help to keep your kitchen area cooler because the warm air will rise to the top of the room where the refrigeration system is located.Bottom mounted units provide quick and easy access to the product without having to stoop down to get it. These units feature additional non-refrigerated storage on the top of the freezer since the refrigeration system is located at the bottom. These pre-wired units offer between 69-85 cubic feet of storage area and should be plugged into a 15 amp outlet to ensure maximum functionality. The three section units can be purchased with dimensions between 76 1/2" L x 34 3/4" D x 78 1/4" H up to 78 1/8" L x 29 5/8" D x 78 1/4" H.