Commercial espresso machines are specifically designed for use in commercial settings such as cafes, restaurants and hotels. Unlike home-use machines that typically brew one cup at a time, commercial machines can brew multiple shots simultaneously, making them more efficient for serving large numbers of customers. They also tend to be larger and more durable, with higher-quality components that are built to withstand constant use.
What are the features of Maxima’s espresso machines?
Maxima’s professional espresso machines have a stylish appearance and offer exceptional quality.
Our commercial coffee machines come with the following features:
- 4 different coffee doses per group (microprocessor controlled)
- Self-cleaning group head with automatic backwash
- Chrome drip filter with a large stainless steel drip tray
- Pump switches off automatically at low water pressure
- Boiler element switches off automatically at low water level
- Motor pump with high efficiency and automatic particle filter
- Solid, stainless steel housing with an elegant appearance
Trust Maxima to provide you with reliable and high-quality espresso machines that meet all your needs.
Where are espresso machines mostly used?
Espresso machines are mostly used in the hospitality industry, specifically in These establishments rely on espresso machines to create a variety of coffee drinks such as lattes, cappuccinos and macchiatos. They are also commonly used in
.restaurants and hotels to provide guests with high-quality coffee options.
Apart from the hospitality industry, espresso machines are also popular among home baristas who enjoy creating café-quality coffee. Espresso machines are also used in offices, schools and even supermarkets.
What should you look for when purchasing an espresso machine?
Espresso and cappuccino machines have many benefits that make them suitable for various establishments that serve coffee.
Capacity and speed
An essential factor to consider is the capacity and speed of the machine.
Depending on your restaurant's size and customer volume, you'll need to choose a machine that can handle your daily espresso needs efficiently. Evaluate how many shots of espresso you need to make during peak hours and choose a machine with the appropriate capacity.
If you have a smaller establishment with less foot traffic, a more compact coffee machine will be useful. However, if you have a restaurant with higher volumes, investing in a machine with a larger capacity is crucial to keep up with demand. Speed is also important, especially during busy periods. Look for machines that can produce multiple shots simultaneously to keep up with demand.
Durability and warranty
A commercial espresso machine is an investment for your business, so you want to make sure it's built to last. It’s important to look for machines that are made from durable materials and backed by a warranty. This will assure you that your machine is built to withstand the demands of a busy restaurant.
Running a restaurant requires your attention on various tasks, so having a user-friendly espresso machine can make a significant difference in efficiency. Look for features such as self-cleaning programs, warning lights for low water levels and easy-to-use settings. These features can save you time and effort, allowing your staff to focus on other important tasks.
What are the benefits of using a commercial espresso machine?
With the growing demand for specialty coffee, owning a commercial espresso machine has become essential for any successful kitchen.
Here are some benefits of investing in a coffee and espresso maker for your restaurant:
Consistency and quality
Commercial espresso machines are built to produce high-quality coffee consistently. With consistent brewing temperature, pressure and water flow, each cup of coffee is guaranteed to be of the same quality every time. This consistency will help you build a loyal customer base and people will associate your business with high-quality coffee.
Speed and efficiency
With a commercial espresso machine, you can produce multiple shots of espresso at once, cutting down on wait times for your customers. This improves the efficiency of your service and allows you to serve more customers in less time.
Commercial espresso machines are versatile and allow you to make a variety of different coffee drinks. From espressos and lattes to cappuccinos and macchiatos, you can cater to the diverse preferences of your customers. This versatility also allows you to expand your menu and attract new customers who may be looking for more than just a regular cup of coffee.
What different espresso machines does Maxima offer?
Maxima offers a wide range of coffee machines for businesses. The models vary in size, which affects their capacity. The most compact model has one dispensing point, piston, water tap and steam tap. Even though this machine is compact, it can still make up to 240 cups of espresso per hour using four different doses of coffee.
For larger capacity, Maxima offers models with multiple dispensing points. These models have a larger boiler and multiple pistons. The "grande" model, for example, has a 17.5-litre boiler, three heavy-duty pistons, two steam taps and a hot water tap. With this model, you can make up to 720 cups of coffee per hour.
How to maintain an espresso machine
Espresso machines need to be cleaned daily. Fortunately, this is a very easy task. The group head is self-cleaning and has an automatic backwash, making cleaning more convenient. After each use, you'll need to clean the steam pipe, filter and filter carrier. These machines come with a comprehensive manual that covers maintenance and cleaning, where you'll find important steps like descaling.