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Advice for Consulting for a catering business

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Thread Starter 

I searched on the forum and couldnt find any thread relating to this:

 

I have been consulting for a small catering business and they/I are/am faced with a big problem: They dont have a Hood, and they cannot get a permission to build one (as the building is old etc). I wanted to take your advice on how to find an alternative solution for this problem, as there will be a grill,an industrial stove and pizza oven (that produces smoke).

Thank you!

post #2 of 7

Move.

post #3 of 7
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also, apologies if this is the wrong place for posting this.

post #4 of 7

@louiemadeit,

You local municipality will be able to provide the codes. I personally don't think you can have a grill anywhere without a hood. There are some tabletop commercial size convection oven that don't require a hood. Again, your local insp. will have that info.

Hate to say it but @chefbuba is probably right.

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post #5 of 7

They can move to an unincorporated area.

post #6 of 7

Yeah, I know.  But this is a non starter.  No hood with a lot of smoke means no kitchen.  They just need to find another place.  It's catering so the location is not that important.

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Thread Starter 
Thanks for your feedback guys! I will consider moving. Also suggested to dump the oven idea all together, so there wont be smoke from the oven. Only from the stove top. (dumped the griddle as well)
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