Choosing Your Ice Cream Freezer

What do you want in a commercial ice cream freezer? The answer probably has a lot to do with your business and what you’re selling – as well as how your customers get access to your tasty frozen wares, and how long you want to keep your product in inventory. …

How To Use a Dutch Oven

The dutch oven is a pretty simple piece of kitchen equipment. It doesn’t come with dials or fancy features or attachments or floor-standing racks or anything else. The dutch oven is essentially a stew pot. However, it’s pretty useful in a modern kitchen, for slow cooking and combining various flavorful …

Introducing the Big Green Egg

Introducing the Big Green Egg and its Egg-cessories! Chefs’ Toys is now an authorized seller of the Big Green Egg! Big Green Egg can be found in select stores: Commerce 323-454-7604 Fountain Valley 714-435-9222 San Diego 619-239-2433 Torrance 310-400-3550 Not available for purchase online at this time. Types of Eggs & Egg-cessories …

The Springform Pan: Better Baking

If you’ve never heard of a springform pan for baking, it’s a great solution for one of a baker’s most stubborn problems: that caked-on gunk that resists easy cleaning after a baking session. As with many different kinds of modern kitchen and restaurant equipment, the springform cake pan is a …

Outdoor Cooking Equipment Buying Guide

In the spring, home cooks and professionals from all walks of life haul out their neat outdoor equipment onto a patio or a lawn or other space, to get cooking with exterior equipment and accessories that produce those mouth-watering sizzling slabs of meat, or innovative tasty vegetable treats, or other …

Commercial Ranges Buying Guide

There just might be no single piece of restaurant equipment more central to a busy kitchen than the range top. For many of us, it’s what we think of first when we think about stepping into a kitchen to cook. It’s also far more versatile and supportive of a wide …

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Restaurant Revitalization Fund
The team at Chefs’ Toys wanted to be the first to share the good news with our customers that the COVID-relief bill passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden includes $28.6 billion in grants for restaurants! We will continue to collect resources to help you take advantage of this welcome relief as we rise out of the pandemic together as a foodservice community.



Do I qualify for help? 

  • Food and drink entities with 20 locations or fewer will qualify for grants equal to the difference between 2020 and 2019 revenue, up to $10 million per company and $5 million per physical location.
  • The grants may cover such items as payroll (excluding employee compensation exceeding $100,000 per year), employee benefits and paid sick leave; mortgage, rent, and utilities; outdoor seating construction; supplies, PPE, and cleaning materials; food; operational expenses; and debt obligation to suppliers.
  • In addition to restaurants and bars, other entities eligible for support from the RRF include food stands, food trucks, food carts, caterers, saloons, inns, taverns, lounges, brewpubs, tasting rooms, taprooms, and any licensed facility or premise of a beverage alcohol producer where the public may taste, sample, or purchase products.

How can I apply?

You can apply through SBA-recognized Point of Sale Restaurant Partners or directly via SBA in a forthcoming online application portal.

Registration with is not required. DUNS or CAGE identifiers are also not required.

If you would like to prepare your application, view the sample application form. You will be able to complete this form online. Please do not submit RRF forms to SBA at this time.

SBA Form 3172

How will grants be calculated?

  • Grant eligibility is calculated by what the bill calls “pandemic-related revenue loss” or the difference between a particular restaurant’s 2020 sales and their 2019 revenue.

What can I expect?

  • During the first 21 days, the application process will prioritize restaurants owned by women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. Grants that are unused or spent on ineligible expenses must be returned to the government.

Webinar – Monday, March 15 @ 10:00 am PST / 1:00 pm EST – *To view the recorded session, enter your information and a link will be emailed to you*

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Where can I apply?
This will be updated as soon as the resource is available

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Kitchen Fire Safety 101: Everything You Need to Know

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How to Clean and Organize a Commercial Fridge

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