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Best Specialty Kitchen Stores In Baltimore

Those leading the food industry know that in order to create delicious dishes, one must have quality equipment to prepare quality ingredients. Even if you are looking to obtain a touch more quality in your own home kitchen, there are specialty stores in Baltimore that pave the way in offering more than what big box stores can.
DePalo and Sons

DePalo and Sons
4660 Belair Road
Baltimore, Md. 21206
(410) 483-1900

Fully stocked with food service equipment and supplies, the family-owned De Palo and Sons allows you to envision your new kitchen within a showroom. Host parties with bar supplies, stools, catering equipment and even snoball machines. Stock your professional kitchen with ranges, large mixers, refrigeration units, holding racks, heavy duty worktables, slicers, fryers and ovens. Of course, you'll want to bring attention to the front of the house with condiment holders, classic shakers, candles and a wide array of impressive dishes, flatware and glasses. Home kitchens could always use more cookware, cutlery and creative food storage ideas. Pick up what you need at either of two warehouses or have the staff deliver and install your purchases.

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Martin Bamberger Co.

Martin Bamberger Co.
4110 Pinkney Road
Baltimore, Md. 21215
(410) 358-9700

Family owned and operated since 1942, Martin Bamberger Co. comes with just as many years of industry knowledge to help you identify exactly what you need. There are ovens, mixers and pans for bakeries, or saws, grinders and walk-in coolers for butcher shops. Delicatessen owners may choose among sandwich units, toasters, ice machines and display cases. Whether you are purchasing a new kitchen or need to make updates to your current one, scan the variety of refrigeration, cooking and restaurant equipment with plenty of energy-efficient options.

MicrowaveMicrowave Specialties Inc.
8671 Cherry Lane
Laurel, Md. 20707
(301) 953-8808

Some may refrain from using microwaves when under the impression that reheated food simply does not taste as good. Yet these convenient machines have come a long way from the seemingly hazardous boxes to become modernized kitchen helpers. Microwave Specialties has operated since 1975 in offering energy-efficient, high-speed and compact commercial microwave ovens that hold up well even with heavy use, as opposed to infrequently used and cheaply made house models. This leads to happy customers and higher profit for restaurants, catering business and cafeterias. Brands include ACP, Panasonic, Samsung and Sharp. These microwaves both cook and steam food in a way that makes the quickly heated food taste as if it took all day to prepare. Food consultations are also available for companies or individuals creating new food productsRelated: How To Organize Your Kitchen For Optimal Use

Bray & Scraff

Bray & Scraff
10015 York Road
Timonium, Md. 21030
(410) 560-2499

Bray & Scarff is always updating its kitchen appliances in modern styles while maintaining the classics. Knowledgeable staff can show you many different cooking, refrigeration and dishwashing units that are available for great prices to be carefully delivered and installed. If you are looking to remodel your kitchen, this shop sells custom and predesigned cabinets. In addition, countertops by Basix, Cambria, Granite, Corian and Zodiaq will withstand ordinary scratches and stains. There is an in-house repair service for the locations in Bel Air, Frederick, Columbia, Bethesda as well as in Virginia. Stop by to check out all that your kitchen is missing.

Pam Smith graduated from Penn State with a B.A. in English and a passion for writing. Her adaptive nature led her to work in the scientific, energy supply, and business industries while writing on a multitude of topics for various online media. Pam currently resides in Baltimore County. Her work can be found at

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