Professional waffle makers and crepe machines can be a great addition to many cafes and bars menu and is commonly used for preparing of various culinary products. Modern waffle makers consist of one or two cooking surfaces. They may be either smooth or corrugated with shaped structure. Essential condition is that the waffle maker should have a special non-stick coating on the its surfaces. This coating is a uniform and requires careful treatment that will prolong the life of the equipment. You should also pay attention to the tightness of the plates to each other, because the gaps between them indicate a poor-quality product, since in this case the batter will crawl out. The heating process is achieving by heating special quartz elements, thus you can reach even 300 degrees temperature of the surface (good waffle makers are always equipped with thermostatic controller). The more expensive is your waffle iron, the more continuous its work time. With professional waffle maker you can operate it continuously for more than an hour. Then you should cooldown the waffle iron. Housing of a quality waffle maker should be metal, because plastic equipment quickly deforms and becomes unfit for use. Special built-in cord storage compartment prevents rapid wear of the cord. Crepe machine, or crepes pan is designed for cooking pancakes on the basis of the commercial kitchen. This professional equipment features a compact round griddle surface made of stainless steel or cast iron with a diameter up to 35-38 mm. Professional crepe maker for restaurants and cafes, as a rule, is not automatic – all cooking procedures are made manually. Technology of cooking pancakes includes the even pouring of the batter over the surface of the crepe machine previously oiled. On average cooking of a pancake with Crepes Makers takes only 1-2 minutes on both sides. At the same time, batter sticking to the frying surface is practically impossible, and the heating is completely even. Crepe makers are available with one or two cooking surface. Crepes machines may be gas and electric, as well as automatic and manual, with one or double-sided frying.